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A do-it-yourself mindset and artistic inkling sets screenprinting apart

With digital solutions replacing hands-on work more and more, some Calgarians still opt to get their hands dirty.

Karolina Gajewska does screenprinting (also known as silkscreening) part time at Burnt Toast Studios in Calgary’s Northeast.

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Former student at Old Sun Residential School develops innovative teaching tool to preserve her language 

Produced by Trevor Solway 

Once forbidden to speak her native tongue, Residential school survivor, Dr. Vivian Ayoungman teaches the Blackfoot language in Siksika Nation at Old Sun Residential School through the app she developed to preserve her language.

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TORCH Motorcycles is a company set to create a community of female moto-enthusiasts, whose bikes reflect their build.

Patti Derbyshire never imagined herself building motorcycles for women, but the lack of bikes not marketed or built for women’s bodies inspired a venture into creating a company that would be the first to handle these issues.

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High Performance Rodeo exhibit challenges comfort zones and children’s roles in society

For Abass Garad Gure, 11, cutting hair was something he’d never thought of doing. But after a crash course into the world of hairstyling and donning the title of ‘hair stylist’ for a weekend, he’s considering the career choice.