Category: Features

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Car care for the winter months

Slipping, sliding and skidding are all a part of the daily commute for many Calgarians in the wintertime. Although you can never fully prepare for what might happen out there on the unpredictable Calgary...

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Scooting around town

  by Claire Miglionico On a cold rainy day, it may seem a little odd to find Vespas out and about. But for members of the Apocalypse Scooter Club of Calgary, riding scooters all-year...

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Worth a thousand words: James Nachtwey

Have you ever seen or heard something that changed your life? Maybe it was photograph, song or even a documentary. This epiphany happened when I stumbled onto a TED award about a photographer called...

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Calgary man whistling a new tune

By Claire Miglionico The Reflector Not everyone can whistle and, surely, not everyone can whistle their way off the streets. For Mike Holloway, whistling helped turn his life around. Two years ago, Holloway was...

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Defusing cluster bomb policy

Billions of cluster munitions are believed to be stockpiled in an estimated 85 countries worldwide. Over the past 40 years, these weapons — designed to destroy a significant area by ejecting smaller submunitions, called...

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Driving while ‘intexticated’

Despite the alleged dangers of cell phone use while driving, techno-savvy people are still punching those buttons while behind the wheel. That usage includes “intexticated” drivers, a term used to liken the practice of...

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Pandemic preparations

Every year the leaves change colour and begin to drop — much like the temperature — signaling the beginning of a new season. Flu season, that is. While the regular influenza virus is to...