Shop local with these stylish and reusable face masks in Calgary
Stay safe with these fabric face masks made by Calgary designers and businesses

Looking for face masks in Calgary? Wearing a face mask is the cool thing to do these days! Covering up your face while out in public spaces and crowded places is one of the vital ways to help battle this pandemic (remember to keep washing your hands and use hand sanitizer too!). It also shows that you are helping the community and protecting others by doffing a face covering.  

Update: Mandatory face masks will be required in indoor public spaces in Calgary starting August 1st. Make sure to stock up on your masks now.

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Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary provides a safe haven for wolfdogs

Wolfdog behind fence at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
A beautiful wolfdog at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.

Just a short drive outside of Calgary, you will find the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. It’s the only facility of its kind in Canada for a very unique animal. It oversees the rescue and safe sanctuary of wolfdogs that have been neglected, abandoned, or otherwise displaced.

What is a wolfdog?

A wolfdog is exactly as it sounds – it’s when a wolf and a dog is bred together to create a new mixed breed. These animals are intentionally bred as part of the exotic wild pet trade. If visions of Tiger King View this Post

Enjoy an e-bike adventure in Banff
Pickup an e-bike rental from the SkiBig3 Adventure Hub to get started

E-biking in Banff
E-biking in Banff

There are so many adventures to be had in Banff and one you must try is by e-bike! E-bikes are an accessible and family-friendly way to take in the sights of Banff National Park (and get a little exercise too). With an e-bike, you’ll be able to pack a lot into a short bike ride, half-day or full day trip. Get ready to enjoy all the beauty that Banff has to offer by e-bike.

E-bike rentals at the SkiBig3 Adventure Hub

Bike rentals at SkiBig3 Adventure Hub on Banff Avenue.
Find e-bike rentals at the SkiBig3 Adventure Hub

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“When the whole world is silent,
even one voice becomes powerful”

– Malala Yousafzai

- Monday Motivation: Be like Malala -

Follow my Lead: Maria Dina Galura
Meet this leading creative artist that is brightening up Calgary with her balloon installations

Maria Dina Galura is the woman behind the beautiful balloon art
you see floating around Calgary.
Photo by Philip David.

Maria Dina Galura

You have probably seen one of Maria Galura’s many balloon arches, garlands and displays all around town. Now get to know the woman behind Calgary Party 50 and all the Calgary balloon décor.

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

You can call me Maria. My family calls me Dina. My husband and I migrated to Calgary in 2011 from the Philippines. We started our family in Canada; our three girls make life so sweet.

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Calgary breweries and distilleries making hand sanitizer
Find out where to pick up some Calgary craft hand sanitizer

These are some truly difficult times we are facing.  But some local Calgary breweries and distilleries are pivoting their business models to flex their expertise and help out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of making alcohol for drinking, these Calgary businesses are making alcohol-based hand sanitizer, one of the most-sought after COVID-19 items.

Remember, washing your hands with soap and not touching your face are still necessary to follow. But having some hand sanitizer on hand for grocery store runs and other outings will surely give some peace of mind too. Supporting local businesses and local causes is more important View this Post

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