Category: News

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Riding out

City approves new sliding scale for transit pass based on income By Bigoa Machar Starting in 2017, a new sliding-scale price for monthly transit passes will be introduced benefitting low-income earners. According to the city,...

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Not-so-cool Runnings

Helmet from 1988 Jamaican bobsled team fails to sell at auction. By Bigoa Machar   In what was seen as a huge step for international winter sports in 1988, the first Jamaican bobsled team...

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It’s going down in Chinatown

Calgary officials turn to the population to see what’s best for the downtown region By Bigoa Machar The cool looking tigers gracing the front of the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre have become a staple...

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Challenging myself to the Guinness diet

Is the Irish beer truly a “meal replacement in a can?” Kyle Pura As an avid beer drinker (or “connoisseur” if I were to give myself a pretentious title), I have sipped, gulped, chugged...

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New park for New Brighton

Calgary’s newest athletic park serves southeast Calgary By Bigoa Machar Just in time for Canada Day, the city of Calgary has announced the grand opening of the New Brighton Athletic park. Just off 130...

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CalgaryNIX’d?

Calgary’s proposed big fancy stadium could come with an even bigger cost Bigoa Machar With the steaming pile of crap sitting in the middle of our city that is often referred to as the Saddledome...

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‘Post to be

What could a Canada Post strike mean to you? By Bigoa Machar After the inital fallout of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and the value of the British Pound dropping harder than...

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X 92.9 announces X-Fest 2016

Calgary’s biggest alt-rock festival doesn’t disappoint By Bigoa Machar   After being rained out of Fort Calgary last year, the 2016 rendition of X-Fest looks to come back strong this year, and it packs...

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Fighting Fire Fairly

City of Calgary opens new educational classrooms to help prevent fires By Bigoa Machar With many Calgary businesses and homes falling victim to fires as of late, the importance of fire safety and prevention...