As the school year begins, we look at what’s new in some of the city’s post-secondaries, how they’re funded, how local schools are spending provincial mental-health funding and why it still makes economic sense to get a graduate degree.
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The vice-chancellor and president of the University of Calgary is stepping down from her roles at the end of 2018. We spoke with her about her accomplishments as president, why she's stepping down and what she hopes to be remembered for.
Demand for luxury condos with price tags over $1 million is small, but strong and growing, which may be good news for the rest of the real estate market.
Stephanie Nychka is an iconic figure on the local BMX scene, pushing herself to greater heights and bigger airs in her drive to compete on the world stage.
The new(ish) artistic director of Theatre Calgary has created a balanced portfolio of risky and rewarding shows for the company’s 51st season
The Calgary Women’s Run turns 40 this month, making it one of the oldest events of its kind in the country, and this avid runner will be there at the start line for the 34th time.
This red sculptural arch at the entry to the Olympic Oval has long been known by its nickname “the paperclip.”
The web series depicts a small mountain town similar to Canmore, where service-industry workers and young people struggle to find housing and make a living.
Local visual artist Michelle Hoogveld spent seven weeks and 70 gallons of paint completing the mural, which spans 950-feet and runs along both sides of the 4th Street S.E. Underpass.
The backstory to her seemingly overnight success shows how Jen Gerson masterfully positioned herself to be the perfect person in the perfect position to write about Alberta politics at exactly the moment it became relevant to everyone.
Social isolation isn’t just bad for your psyche. It’s linked to a host of ailments including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression and suicide. But is chronic loneliness a life sentence or is it possible to re-engage with society and find health and happiness?