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'Dog whisperer' credited with changing people's attitudes and behaviours towards their pets

Sato thumbHalloween may be over, but hundreds of people and their dogs received their biggest treat ever when they were able to speak casually with world-renowned "dog whisperer" Cesar Millan on Nov. 3.

Fans waited in line for a couple of hours — in an aisle at the Canadian Tire franchise in Shawnessy, no less — to meet and receive autographs and photos of Millan.

Local organizations attempt to fill bus with food to raise hunger awareness

Guthrie thumbThe 19th annual Stuff-A-Bus event takes place this year on Saturday, Nov. 5 at all 21 Calgary Co-op locations.

Stuff-A-Bus is an incentive where Calgary Transit, Calgary Co-op and the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank come together to raise awareness that hunger happens year-round.

Symposium to engage all groups of society to discuss multicultural initiatives

Pollock thumbAn upcoming conference, billed as the first of its kind, is working towards creating "barrier-free" organizations across Calgary that promote openness and non-discriminatory hiring and operating policies.

The Calgary Police Service is hosting the 2011 Diversity Conference from Nov. 8 to 10.

Online forums could create platform for harassment of girl gamers

Luong thumbIn most places of North America today, sexism isn't tolerated openly.

But since the Internet's explosion into the mainstream, the trend of online harassment towards females is becoming seemingly commonplace.