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Gamer Sunday has been growing at Dickens Pub since mid fall

Produced by: Trevor Presiloski

Gamer Sundays isn't your typical pub event. Sure, there's still alcohol and shouting involved, but it's all for a different kind of game.

Every Sunday — with a sign outside proclaiming "Game on" — Dickens Pub in downtown Calgary is attracting a new crowd to the venue.

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A pastime that always keeps you busy

Produced by: Matthew Hayhurst

Since Tim Davis was a child, he has been crazy about trains. Even to this day, the sound of a train whistle off in the distance gets him excited.

"If I am driving and I am going to be even remotely near the train tracks, and a train is coming, I will make sure I get stopped as close to the lights as I can — and I'll watch the train go by," Tim said. "It usually takes under two minutes for a train to go by. I've timed them before just because I was curious."

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Lusine Harutyunyan says stories only report on Caucasian demographic

Produced by: James Wilt

It's not often that we think about the media that we ingest.

After all, it's everywhere – from newspapers to our cell phones to television to Twitter – and most of us live lives that are too busy to allow for an abundance of critical thinking.

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Nino Acosta, has traveled over the world filming the style called Bachata to turn it into a film.


Produced by: Olivia Guy-Mccarvll

In September 2012 the film "The Bachata Chronicles" will be released. Nino Acosta — native to the Dominican Republic— and the film's creator, talks about the various topics that will be explored in this film: "I'm talking about the dancers, history itself, the history of dance, the history of several people, who influenced the most in this dance and who created the movement."

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