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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


Inspiring birthday party raises gifts for Calgary children

A birthday tradition for one Calgary boy continued Sunday, despite the nasty weather.

For the past six years, George Boyce, who turned 14 on Sunday, has been hosting a skating birthday party at Olympic Plaza where he doesn’t accept any gifts for himself. 167 more words


First blog post

This is a symbolic post.

I took this picture yesterday after we visited the Glenbow Museum. This picture represents important things about life. Like falling and learning how to pick ourselves up. 34 more words


Donated bricks in Calgary's Olympic Plaza likely not salvageable

It’s very likely Calgary’s Olympic Plaza will be getting a facelift and the donated bricks lining the plaza aren’t in the plans.

City of Calgary urban strategy lead Carlie Ferguson says the bricks, inscribed with the names of donors, are in poor shape. 188 more words