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Adventures in Art

A writer hunts for her inner artist in Inuvik, NWT

- July 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Every July, the Great Northern Arts Festival… descends on Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Executive director Marnie Helash tells us the festival (in its 26th year) is a celebration of artists from all three of

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Calgary writer Marcello de Cintio / Photo by Neil Zeller

A writer makes peace with his city

Change washes through Calgary, making it ripe for rediscovery

- June 11, 2014

Editor’s Note: We’re thrilled to have local writer Marcello Di Cintio shine a light on his hometown, which also happens to be ours. Given that this month is the one-year anniversary of the Calgary flood,…

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Kensington Riverside Inn, Calgary / Photo by Neil Zeller

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Meet Canada's latest addition to Relais & Chateaux

Pale-pink late afternoon light pouring into our suite through smartly dressed windows. Balcony doors that, when thrown open, greet a rushing Bow River and spectacular city skyline. An unforgettable …