Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

YW Calgary Launches “She Who Dares” Canada 150 Project Website On October 26

She-Who-DaresThe “She Who Dares” website is a creative, engaging and interactive installation highlighting the stories of 150 women, known and lost to history who have impacted Calgary during the last 150+ years. This one-of-a-kind interactive and creative installation encourages the audience to discover the impacts made by women in the Calgary community.

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Alberta Website – Taproot Edmonton Presents Edmonton’s Festival Season and More…

Taproot-EdmontonEdmonton is one of the sunniest cities in Canada, receiving nearly 2,300 hours of sunlight each year. That might help to explain why Edmonton truly lives up to its “festival city” moniker in the summer months. Whether you are a visitor looking for something to do, or you’re a longtime resident and seasoned festival-goer, there’s no shortage of great events in Edmonton.

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Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Launches New Digital News Portal in Lethbridge

Lethbridge-News-NowOn January 25, the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group launched a brand new, news and information destination for Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta, Lethbridge News The portal is powered by the Country 95 News Team and boasts one of the largest staff of any news service in Southwestern Alberta, operating seven days a week to provide up-to-the-minute news, weather and sports coverage.

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University of Lethbridge Builds Website to Track Climate Change in Alberta

Alberta-Climate-ChangeUniversity of Lethbridge launched a new website to track climate change in Alberta. The website,, is based on data from the University’s geology department, allows visitors to click on any 10 x 10 kilometre zone in Alberta and see how climate in this area has changed since 1950. Alberta Climate Records is part of a Master’s Thesis project by Christine Clark at the University of Lethbridge. 

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)