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Mount Royal students use fundraiser to help spread prostate cancer awareness

Hilts thumbJamie Parker lost his grandfather to prostate cancer, which led Parker to join the worldwide Movember fundraiser this month that aims to fight against the disease.

This of course meant growing a mustache for the whole month of November.

Young people seeking alternate means of social engagement

Waldner thumbTwo-and-a-half months after the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta elected a new leader and premier of Alberta, another leader has been put into power in the party: not for the head of the group itself, but rather a head of their youth.

How residents help to create great neighbourhoods

Lushington thumbWith Calgary continuing to grow outward, new subdivisions are up on the outskirts of our city, and with new communities come new community associations.

There are 148 community associations currently operating in Calgary, said Leslie Evans, executive director of the Federation of Calgary Communities.

Transit advocacy group suggests looking to Vancouver for positive examples

Guthrie thumbThe introduction of an independent transit commission would mean city council would have reduced control over the governance of Calgary Transit, in hopes to better monitor complaints.