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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.

Rural community of Bearspaw finds difficulty in community 'togetherness'

Defreitas thumbIn today's fast-paced world, volunteering is an alien concept to some of us.

Some of our busy schedules — full of work, tasks, school, kids and more work — may leave no time to join a club or organization that actually requires our over-worked physical bodies to be present.

Students commute for more than an hour one-way to get to schools in the city

busWith several new communities springing up in southeast Calgary, there are some hardships that come with that development. One of them is a long commute for students to get to school, due to many of these communities not being graced with schools of their own.

Local entrepreneur speaks out to young women, encouraging them to be all they can be

Han thumbIn addition to founding the popular Mountain Crest Brewing Company, Manjit Minhas, 31, co-owns and oversees the daily activity of a United States beer company named Minhas Craft Brewery, officially making her and her brother the youngest brewery owners in the world. In an inspirational speech for Young Women of Inspiration on Nov. 16, Minhas shared the struggles she has faced in her career.