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Explore inspiring stories of innovators, entrepreneurs and change-makers. The Trailblazers series showcases inspiring individuals as they chart their own course along this non-linear and unpredictable path.

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Article by: Marta Calgary is a forever growing city where some small businesses struggle to stay afloat with rising overhead costs. Many thriving local businesses that invest their creativity in selling unique items in Calgary are concentrated in the inner … Continue reading

(left-right): Jordan Fink, Alla Guelber, Mark Lakeman and Lindsay Meads.
(left-right): Jordan Fink, Alla Guelber, Mark Lakeman and Lindsay Meads.

We arrived in South East Portland, where a remarkable gem of community living can be found innocuously concealed on a quiet city block. Continue reading

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“The most radical thing you can do is commit to your community,” said Mark Lakeman, one of the guest teachers in our 5-day long permaculture module at Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat and Conference Centre. Continue reading

Permaculture Life Map. Designed by Susan Cousineau.
Permaculture Life Map. Designed by Susan Cousineau.

A traumatic event or period (the large white arrow on the right side of the circle) cuts directly from the outermost realm of the unexpected and unknown, from beyond our comfort zone, directly to our innermost fears Continue reading

Steve Rothfels, the only meteorologist on Calgary television (Photograph courtesy of CTV Calgary)
Steve Rothfels, the only meteorologist on Calgary television (Photograph courtesy of CTV Calgary)

In Calgary, we are lucky to have Steve Rothfels on our screens as a meteorologist for CTV Calgary. Continue reading

Passionate about his community, Matt Dorma is making sure our city is headed towards sustainable growth
Passionate about his community, Matt Dorma is making sure our city is headed towards sustainable growth

Everybody likes a party… but it takes a lot of planning and throwing that party can quickly turn into a daunting task. Continue reading

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Susan Cousineau

While I did add a heap-load of skills to my repertoire (and work on some muscles and a tan), I’ve been struggling to process what the few months have meant to me in terms of learning, personal growth, professional growth, and so on. Continue reading

Passionate about sustainability, Scott Weir has started a successful urban farm in Calgary
Passionate about sustainability, Scott Weir has started a successful urban farm in Calgary

Growing moral capacity through urban farming Article by: Marta  Starting an urban farm is not an easy task according to Scott Weir, but he has made it happen in a city where pursuing genuinely sustainable practices is yet to be … Continue reading

Passionate about growing food and hydroponics, Mohamed Hage is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with his rooftop greenhouses.
Passionate about growing food and hydroponics, Mohamed Hage is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with his rooftop greenhouses.

Growing abundance on Montreal rooftops Article by: Marta  Scattered throughout the city of Montreal are pick-up points, where Montrealers have access to rare varieties of vegetables that you won’t find at your local grocery store. They are fresh, have never … Continue reading

Sunita Legallou, photo by Adam Henstock
Sunita Legallou, photo by Adam Henstock

Ever found yourself googling phrases like: “What should I do with my life?” Yep, I’ve been there. I am there. Continue reading

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Crop profile

It’s the height of summer, and Brenna Atnikov is buzzing with energy and excitement as her foray into self-employment gains momentum. Continue reading

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tyra90

Founded in 2003 by Stephanie Ostler then at 17, Devil May Wear has grown from a small home based wholesale operation to an extensive wholesale/retail experience. Continue reading

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Tad Hargrave is building the capacity of like-minded entrepreneurs by giving them the marketing tools they need. Continue reading

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dan

If you haven’t yet heard about Greengate Power, you will soon. You see, Greengate has nine Alberta-based wind energy projects totaling 1,550 megawatts in the works Continue reading

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As the executive director of the Pembina Institute, Ed Whittingham works to ensure the protection of air, land and water, and advancing sustainable energy solutions on a national level. Continue reading