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Photo Blogging Challenge - Five (March 2018)

It’s time to celebrate not one, two, three or four, but five years of the photo blogging challenge! What a milestone! I am so grateful for the opportunity to participate and for the nudge to publish at least one post each month. 757 more words


The Hills Were Alive... With the Sound of Music

In September 1988 an article written by Joanna MacDonald about a performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra appeared in The Vancouver Sun.  This might not seem noteworthy or appear to have anything to do with Whistler’s history except that the concert written about took place 1850m above sea level on Blackcomb Mountain. 474 more words


Discover Nature at Family Après

If you’ve been at Family Après in Olympic Plaza over the past couple months, you might have recognized a tent from the Discover Nature summer program at Lost Lake.  552 more words

News & Events

City of Calgary cancels outdoor New Year's Eve plans due to extreme weather

The cold weather has taken its toll on several Calgary outdoor events.

The City of Calgary has decided to cancel the outdoor New Year’s Eve celebrations that were planned for Sunday night in order to protect the public from the extreme weather conditions. 171 more words


Olympic Plaza contemplations

A morning scene from the edge of the Olympic Plaza in Calgary’s downtown. It’s a small park with a million stories. This was a sunny morning earlier this week where the moment suggested the light and the dark sides of many of these stories.


What to do on the weekend?

TGIF…. TGIF…. Yes people it is Friday, which means that the weekend is just right around the corner. That means we will give you some new tips on what to do during your weekend. 205 more words


5-hour standoff shuts down section of downtown Calgary on Thursday

Calgary police were able to resolve a potentially dangerous situation in the downtown core on Thursday after a man barricaded himself inside a building near Olympic Plaza. 171 more words