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Calgarian wonders if people could take sustainability to task more often

Sustainability can often be perceived as something outward — something that happens or could be happening more at an industry level. But how much are we thinking about sustainability in our personal lives, asks Calgary resident Amanda Mitchell.  Amanda joined imagineCALGARY  as an individual member shortly after moving to Calgary about a year ago. As a master’s student studying environmental ... Read More »

Unlocking Opportunities with Ten Thousand Coffees

About two weeks ago, Dave Wilkin began the process of unlocking the potential of young entrepreneurs through widespread, catalytic conversations – and he’s doing it with coffee. The self-described serial entrepreneur and millennial launched ‘Ten Thousand Coffees,’ a digital platform that connects students, recent grads and young professionals with industry leaders to share insights and inspire future opportunities. The Ten ... Read More »

Making her mark in youth leadership

Katie Zeppieri, in Whitby, Ontario, remembers getting a phone call earlier this year from a Salvation Army chaplain. The chaplain invited her to the graduation ceremony of a teen who had been struggling with a drug addiction. The teen had recently completed a drug rehabilitation program after attending Zeppieri’s ‘GIRL TALK 2013 Empowerment Day.’ The teen considered it a pivotal ... Read More »