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His Goal is to Push Himself to His Limit Three Times Every Time He Goes Out

Hank Van Weelden has spent four decades adventuring around the world and is one of the faces behind the new Kananaskis Nordic Spa.

Meet the CEO of North West Refining — Canada's First New Refinery in Decades

At 69, Ian MacGregor is hard at work building what he describes as Alberta's economic engine, as well as a subdivision of luxury homes and a private museum.

A Q&A with Elizabeth Cannon

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.

This 38-Year-Old Mom Has Her Eyes on Competing in BMX at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

Stafford Arima's Theatre Calgary

The new(ish) artistic director of Theatre Calgary has created a balanced portfolio of risky and rewarding shows for the company’s 51st season

Mary Madeline White Has Run Hundreds of Races — And She's Not Done Yet

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.

How Jen Gerson Became One of Canada's Most Popular Political Pundits

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.

Tom Valentine's Sport-Related Adventures Take Him Around the World

The senior-level energy lawyer is living proof that it is possible to achieve balance between career ambitions and adventure pursuits.

Q Haute Cuisine Has a Tea Sommelier

Josh Linvers has tried 400 teas and approaches tea with a sommelier’s expertise.

Corb Lund's Next Chapter

With nearly three decades of performing under his belt buckle, the Southern Alberta-bred country-roots musician has achieved critical and professional success in his homeland, but now wants to get serious about conquering the United States.

Sled Island Director Maud Salvi Can Handle Anything

Overcoming trial by flood in her first year has strengthened the resolve of the executive director of Sled Island to continue to create an amazing music festival experience for the community that has supported it all along.

Jessica Janzen Olstad is an Open Book

After a heartbreaking personal tragedy, the local fitness instructor has found strength in the support of her community and in her resolve to create a legacy for the baby son she lost to illness.

Gordon Atkins is One of the First Great Architects to Emerge from the Canadian Prairies

His uncompromising vision throughout his career has given him numerous awards and just as many stories to tell.

The Prairie Storm Chasers

When they see a storm brewing, they jump in their car to get closer.

The 15-Year-Old Archer from Cochrane With an Incredible Story

Warren Collins has become an elite-level archery competitor in under three years, winning silver at last summer’s North American Indigenous Games.

Calgary Artist Nicole Wolf Captures Year-Long Trip in Her New Book Drawn Abroad

Over the course of her journey, she backpacked across 16 countries, volunteering with various non-profits. She helped those affected by Nepal’s earthquake, witnessed the attempted coup in Turkey and worked in refugee aid centres and refugee camps in Turkey and Greece.

Meet Rosemary Bacovsky, the Respected Gourmet Influencing Culinary Scenes Locally and Beyond

The respected gourmet and foodie’s foodie has travelled the world on culinary adventures, though she still has love for what’s cooking in kitchens on the local scene.

How the Tetra Society is Helping Calgarians with Disabilities

The Calgary chapter of the Tetra Society is a volunteer-run organization that creates assistive devices for people who are challenged with disabilities.