Building Resiliency Through One Positive Action Every Day

  • July 9, 2013
Why do I believe in doing one thing every day to make Calgary a better city? It isn’t because I have had a long abiding love of the city. If you do not know the story, I was planning on staying in Calgary until 2018 and then leaving it behind for good. “Calgary had become too big, too unfriendly, it had lost touch with what it what it had been,” I once thought not too long ago. Read More

Stampede Spirit - the real stuff.

  • July 6, 2013
“Hello all, We have been approached by the Stampede Parade organizers, who would like to have a section represent those who have helped our city and residents in a time of need.” That’s how the letter to those of us involved with began. We got it Tuesday. Like just about everything about this whole flood response, we threw it all together in a hurry and made something special of it. Read More

We are Calgary

  • June 25, 2013
There is only one thing I could title this post. This morning I lined up at McMahon Stadium with a couple thousand of my best friends. We are the resolve, we are the determination, we will help each other and we will make a difference in our city. We got our forms, we signed our forms, we ran out of forms. We lined up to get approved, we lined up to get on buses, we ran out of buses. Read More