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.
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.
The senior-level energy lawyer is living proof that it is possible to achieve balance between career ambitions and adventure pursuits.
Josh Linvers has tried 400 teas and approaches tea with a sommelier’s expertise.
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.
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.
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.
His uncompromising vision throughout his career has given him numerous awards and just as many stories to tell.
When they see a storm brewing, they jump in their car to get closer.
Warren Collins has become an elite-level archery competitor in under three years, winning silver at last summer’s North American Indigenous Games.
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.
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.
The Calgary chapter of the Tetra Society is a volunteer-run organization that creates assistive devices for people who are challenged with disabilities.
The Giller Prize-winning Calgary author's newest book, The Shoe on the Roof, was published this past October.
This pro lacrosse player made it to the big leagues while still in medical school. He's still part of both the sport and medicine worlds, playing for the Calgary Roughnecks while working as a family doctor.
He's also a go-to guitar repairman in the city.
Diagnosed with autism as a toddler, this Calgary athlete has found her true calling on the ice, rising to become the top-ranked figure skater in her level in the world, with Special Olympics gold to show for it.
Meet the nearly 40 Calgary athletes that will be at the Winter Olympics, plus what day and time (in Mountain Standard Time) they'll be competing.