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October 17, 2013
Serving up cookies, burgers and dignity
It started with cracking an egg. Calgary Progressive Lifestyles Foundation (CPLF) was trying to engage a woman with a particularly complex set of disabilities when someone had the idea of making...
October 16, 2013
A thousand words doesn't say it all
As the saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But with each f8 photograph, there's a story that doesn’t get told in those “one thousand words.”  It’s a love story. Written by f8...
October 15, 2013
A sustainable livelihood for all Calgarians
Momentum is a social change organization that supports Community Economic Development (CED) in Calgary based on a model of creating ‘Sustainable Livelihoods’. A sustainable livelihood is key to...
October 14, 2013
Progress vs. Peace
How often do you feel completely content with who you are and what you have accomplished? Once per year? Never? ...How about daily? Seeking new challenges and experiences is healthy, but constantly...
October 13, 2013
Shopping at Calgary Co-op pays off
If you’re a member of Mountain Equipment Co-op, First Calgary Financial or Calgary Co-op, the co-operative model isn’t new to you. When you join a co-operative, you’re usually required to pay $1.00...
October 12, 2013
Effective Health Solutions start with healthy connections
On first visit to Effective Health Solutions, the lobby – which is an eco-storefront – appears to be out of place. Natural and organic cosmetics, fair trade jewelry and scarves, home decor and even...