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Sustainable Calgary’s 20th Anniversary Event

Sustainable Calgary’s 20th Anniversary This year, Sustainable Calgary celebrates its 20th anniversary, and we want to celebrate in the way we know best:  conversation, knowledge sharing, and of course, great food. This two day event will celebrate our accomplishments and projects, evaluate Calgary’s sustainability, and ask the question: where do we go from here? We […]

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Policy Precedents: How Research Identified Strange Bedfellows

Over the years, evidence of how city design impacts health has been piling up. Today, we know that good community planning makes physical activity the easier choice and this in turn helps combat chronic illness like diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Yet development of cities continues without consideration of health impacts, and the efficient movement […]

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Healthy Places: Focus on Healthcare

  When you think about health and health care, what do you see? It’s a more complicated question than it may seem on the surface, and the image that gets conjured up is different for everyone. Some of you may think of hospitals and pharmacies, or breathing easy as you take a stroll through your […]

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Time is on Our Side

My mother enjoys responding to certain situations by quoting pithy sayings that capture folk wisdom in neat little proverbs. There were few occasions she didn’t have one of these gems to send my way. Here are a few examples: *busting into my bedroom at 8 am on a Saturday morning – “wakey wakey! Remember, the […]

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The Active Neighbour Series: Episode 3 – Matt Heller

How do Calgarians get around, what barriers get in their way, and what opens the flood gates to let them explore? In this series you will meet fellow Calgarians and learn about their experiences using active transportation in our city. How do they get around – is it fun or infuriating? Easy or challenging? The […]

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The Active Neighbour Series – Episode 2: Deb Lee

How do Calgarians get around, what barriers get in their way, and what opens the flood gates to let them explore? In this series you will meet fellow Calgarians and learn about their experiences using active transportation in our city. How do they get around – is it fun or infuriating? Easy or challenging? The […]

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The Active Neighbour Series – Episode 1: Cal Schuler

How do Calgarians get around, what barriers get in their way, and what opens the flood gates to let them explore? In the Active Neighbour blog series you will meet fellow Calgarians and learn about their experiences using active transportation in our city. How do they get around – is it fun or infuriating? Easy […]