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If you want to read ugly, bad news about this beautiful city of ours, you’re going to have to look to traditional media and other blogs; C.I.A. promotes everything that makes Calgary awesome, from old to new and everything in between. We’re like the human interest piece on the news… only different.
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Marc likes being outside. In fact, if he is currently sitting inside somewhere he is probably not too happy about it. But don’t worry about him. There is a very good chance he is outdoors right now as you read this because Calgary is an ideal place for Marc to bike, run, ski, swim, read and hike. While he’s doing any number of things outside there is also a high probability that Marc is scribbling something down in a notebook or shoving a voice recorder in someone’s face. He does this so that he can share is outdoor adventures with other people just like him here in the city of Calgary.Marc is currently the News Director at CJSW 90.9FM, Calgary’s non-commercial community radio station where he works with volunteers to create some of Canada’s most engaging and innovate radio. He got his start at CJSW as a volunteer as a co-creator of the station’s popular radio series/podcast Today in Canadian History.
Neighborhood: West Hillhurst
Blaine is a proud Calgarian with a soft spot for our unique western history. He’s travelled the world and knows there’s nowhere quite like this great city. By day, he holds a steady job as a copywriter at a creative firm in Inglewood, Calgary’s first neighbourhood. By night, he’s the author of children’s educational books, covering topics ranging from the Winter Olympics to Canada’s national symbol—the majestic beaver. In his spare time, Blaine’s a master of the unfinished writing project, whether starting a novel, penning a one-verse song for his non-existent band, crafting a single-stanza poem or adding to his to-do-later list of ideas. It’s all a part of the plan.
Neighborhood: Victoria Park
Skiles Katharine Hornig is a writer living in Calgary. You will find her searching for hidden alpine lakes and sleeping in her MSR tent on weekends. Skiles is her real name but you can call her Sky.