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Since arriving in Calgary in 1950 from her native Denmark, Karen Nordgaard has been instrumental in the creation of organizations which have grown to become the present day Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre and the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank.
A senior who lost her husband 11 years ago spends time every week making sure children are fed properly and is our CTV Calgary Inspiring Albertan this week.
Changing schools is a difficult process for most teenagers, but moving from your country of birth to a school on the other side of the world is an intimidating process. Agamjit Singh Sivia embraced the challenge and achieved success.
When young people find themselves facing legal trouble, the Calgary Youth Justice Society offers an opportunity to right their path.
Prior to the introduction of specialty channels, nearly every television station aired its own children program. While kids’ shows came and went, CFCN’s The Buckshot show endured for the better part of three decades.
Thanks to the efforts of Connie Smigarowski, there are fewer kids with cold hands in Calgary, and in locations around the globe, than there used to be.
The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter will be at capacity this holiday season, assisting women and children in their attempts to escape abuse.
A seven-year-old girl is setting an example for her peers and parents by sharing her good fortune with children in need and is our inspiring Albertan this week.
A valued team member at Goodwill Industries is showing others that work is something to smile about and is our CTV Calgary Inspiring Albertan this week.
Angela Roseneder, a recent graduate of Notre Dame High School, has achieved success despite the fact her parents received a bleak outlook for her future when she was a young child.
A former Alberta pastor’s commitment to helping orphans has him mounting up and riding from Deadhorse, Alaska to Guadalajara, Mexico.
One man’s vision for an empty patch of green space along Memorial Drive N.W. has resulted in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the sacrifices of Canadian soldiers.
While many people would love the opportunity to sing in a social setting, the idea of facing an audition process is a frightening scenario.
Thirty years after retiring from elite-level competition, Kelly Kryczka-Irwin is now using synchronized swimming to motivate a new generation and is our Inspiring Albertan this week.
June 2013’s flooding of the Highwood River left a path of destruction throughout downtown High River, but for the Museum of the Highwood, the flood damage was the second major blow to occur in a three year span.
Alberta’s health care coverage assists many, but there are instances where our youngest, most vulnerable citizens, are left out in the cold.
Darlene Petrie has been instrumental in securing funding for Wellington Place, a home for homeless youth, and her interest in helping young people began in childhood.
As Alberta’s population continues to age, end of life care is of vital importance. Dr. Eric Wasylenko is devoted to ensuring his patients received the best possible care during their final days.
Dr. Chirag Shah completed his medical degree and residency at the Gujarat University in India before immigrating to Canada to become a retina specialist.
Wooden grain elevators are a rare sight but one Albertan is doing all he can to save the few that remain and is our inspiring Albertan this week.
A Calgary woman who makes a living playing and teaching others to play the harp is using her talents to brighten the lives of others in a place that's far from heavenly and is our Inspiring Albertan this week.
As the water receded in Southern Alberta following the historic flooding of June 2013, community spirit emerged with an unprecedented showing of compassion and generosity.
Despite their familiarity with the name John Ware, playwright Cheryl Foggo believes many Albertans are unfamiliar with the cowboy’s history, an oversight she aims to correct with a theatrical piece entitled ‘John Ware Reimagined’ starring local talent.
A long-time Forest Lawn resident is trying to change how others view her community and is the CTV Calgary Inspiring Albertan this week.