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January 27, 2014
Why hard water is hard on the environment
Living in Calgary, most of us have hard water. So what does that mean?Hard water essentially means that it has higher concentrations of calcium and/or magnesium. Why does it matter?For one, hard...
January 16, 2014
Flechas Architecture: designing to transform society
Oscar Flechas believes that architecture is intended to enhance an organization’s purpose and value. His belief stems from his involvement with the design of the Salvation Army Belkin House in...
December 12, 2013
Absolutely Events offers tips for holiday party planning
Bev Amos has been working in the event industry for the past six years. She noticed that waste is a serious issue and she was eager to do something about it, so she founded Absolutely Event Solutions...
December 5, 2013
Choosing a Christmas Tree
Are you among the majority of North Americans who decorate a Christmas tree each year? If you answered yes, do you opt for the artificial or real variety? Wondering what the best option is for your...
December 3, 2013
The importance of being local: stronger communities
What if you could help create a better, more vibrant city by shopping? By shopping locally, you can do just that. In fact, a correlation exists between the number of locally owned businesses in an...
November 26, 2013
The importance of being local: a healthier environment
Did you know that buying products and services produced locally can help create a healthier environment? By cutting down on the fossil fuels associated with transportation, shopping local helps...