What to Do with Leftover Turkey

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Canadian Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Roasted turkey is a traditional holiday dish for Thanksgiving. But turkeys are large. One way or another, you are bound to have leftover turkey the second day. What to do with leftover Turkey? Here are some suggestions to turn day-old turkey into delicious new dishes. Click below to view the recipes! Thanksgiving Turkey …

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely

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It is Thanksgiving weekend! Are you planning on hosting Thanksgiving with your friends and family? COVID-19 is still a concerning topic for many and it is important to safely plan out Thanksgiving before. You will want to think about how many people you can accommodate safely before, during, and after dinner. Right now, it is the best to keep the …

Thanksgiving Day 2020

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Turkey. Smiling Faces. A family gathering. Yellow leaves. These are the images that often come up when one thinks of Thanksgiving Day. It was declared as a national holiday in 1879. On January 31st, 1957, the Canadian Parliament announced that this would be “a day of general thanksgiving to almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been …

Labour Day 2020

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With workers all over Canada looking forward to a day to recharge on Labour Day, let’s take this opportunity to reflect on the origin and history of this public holiday. The Toronto Printers Union had been asking their employers for a shorter work week for over 3 years. After being repeatedly ignored, they took bold action and went on strike …

Historic Calgary Week 2020

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“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. No matter how long you have been living in Calgary, the history of Calgary is part of you, and you are part of it! This week is the Historic Calgary Week. From Friday, July 24, to Monday, August 3, 2020, the Calgary Public Library, …

Kerby Centre’s Online Stampede Celebration

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Kerby Centre will host a free online Stampede Celebration on July 10 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Put on your cowboy hat, prepare a stack of pancakes and get ready for this special Zoom Stampede presentation featuring stories delivered by guest speakers, poetry and music and much more! You can register for this event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-too-will-ride-again-tickets-110298525860?fbclid=IwAR0zV6m5oY1K-NmXvdYI471ae7N7mTn-lUjtJVW2LJcYDjr6SmRyV3YyA5w

Happy Birthday, Calgary Tower!

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The Calgary Tower is the iconic symbol of the City of Calgary. Today June 30, it is celebrating its 52nd birthday. To mark the occasion, the Calgary Tower will be showing a special light display tonight. The public helped decide what birthday colours the tower will take on via an online poll on twitter and the winners are pink and …

Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2020

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Do you know what we celebrate tomorrow June 27 in Canada? The government of Canada declared June 27 as the Canadian Multiculturalism Day in 2002. This year, join a virtual celebration to mark the Canadian Multiculturalism day. Check out virtual activities across the country here: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/multiculturalism-day.html What is “Multiculturalism”? It’s “the presence of, or support for the presence of, several …

Calgary Stampede 2020 Celebration Plan

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Calgary Stampede’s roots are traced back to 1886 when the Calgary District and Agricultural Society held the first Exhibition. Stampede had never been canceled since it became an annual event nearly a century ago. This year, due to COVID-19, we won’t be able to celebrate Stampede in traditional ways, but we can still keep the Stampede spirit alive! The Calgary …