Calgary photographers donate work to accessible housing building, ‘something to inspire us’ – Calgary

Calgary photographers donate work to accessible housing building, ‘something to inspire us’ - Calgary

As she straightens the large photo she’s hanging, Cathy Lockerby takes a moment to describe the beautiful moment she captured with her camera, a colourful collection of spring flowers. “It’s from the tulip garden called Tulip Town, in Washington state,” Lockerby said. READ MORE: Southern Alberta 12-year-old recognized internationally for wildlife photography Lockerby and other […]

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Calgary photographers donate work to housing building for people with disabilities: ‘Something to inspire us’

Calgary photographers donate work to housing building for people with disabilities: ‘Something to inspire us’

Tue, Feb 26: Some creative Calgarians are putting their talents to work to brighten up the world for others. As Gil Tucker shows us, they’re helping to make a building’s bare walls come alive with colour. Source link

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Snowy streets, sidewalks causing difficulties for Calgarians with disabilities – Calgary

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The snowy, icy conditions in Calgary are making for a tough go for pedestrians, but it can be especially dangerous for those who use mobility aids. When snow and slush starts to build up it can make an already tiresome, almost unbearable journey. It’s something Patrick White said can be a simple fix if people […]

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Calgarians mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Calgary

Calgarians mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Calgary

People in Calgary marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at Central Library on Monday. The IDPD event highlighted the achievements of people with disabilities in the city and included opportunities to learn about programs, resources and services in the disabled community. “The goal of IDPD is to bring awareness to disability and continue […]

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Passion for helping others turned into career with DDRC for Calgary man – Calgary

Passion for helping others turned into career with DDRC for Calgary man - Calgary

Nearly one year ago, Scot Paisley’s life took an unexpected turn. “I had seen on the news actually, the story about the DDRC (Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary) having a job fair,” Paisley said. It was the day he was presented with an opportunity to do what he loves to do. It’s also what […]

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Calgarian makes lifting weights easy with new book – Calgary

Calgarian makes lifting weights easy with new book - Calgary

Chris Demchuk loves to work out. “Everyday,” said the 24-year-old when asked how often he hits the gym. A Special Olympics athlete, Demchuk plays many sports. “Baseball and floor hockey,” lead off a long list of his favourites. “And softball and powerlifting and golf… and not skiing!” Demchuk, who has Down syndrome, says golf is […]

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