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"I've Been Bullied" photo campaign draws viral awareness

thumb Cat Oshanek WebImagine going to school everyday and being called "fat" or a "beluga whale." Or being told to keep your head down during lunch, only speaking on command. Being bullied through high school by peers was never easy for Catherine Oshanek, 29, but she never let the abuse shape the woman she has become today.

'Hawak Kamay' event to raise money for disaster relief 

thumb Typhoon WebIn the middle of the night on Dec. 17, heavy rain and flash flooding awoke the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan in the Philippines. Typhoon Sendong showed no mercy, killing nearly a thousand. Others still remain missing. ABS-CBN, a major television network in the Philippines, said it left nothing but destruction in a scale never before seen on Mindanao, the island on which the typhoon hit.

Negotiations are currently ongoing and MLA Dave Rodney says he is hopeful an agreement will soon be made

thumb Weaselhead WebIt's an issue that goes back 50 years.

Talks of moving forward with the southwest portion of the Calgary ring road have seemed endless and beyond agreeable.

The issue was placed aside in 2009 when the members of Tsuu T'ina Nation voted against the proposed agreement to move forward with building the ring road through their land.

Calgary Eats! educates city about creating more sustainable food system

yyceatsphoto1Inside Kensington's Ant Hill building, there was a flurry of Calgarians wanting to eat, drink and learn more about organically and locally produced food on Saturday, Jan. 28. Approximately 1,600 people attended the six-hour long event, Calgary Eats!