For its New Central Library, The City of Calgary has chosen a prime location: one block east of City Hall in the burgeoning cultural hotspot called East Village. Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) is currently holding two public art competitions for the New Central Library.
The Calgary Catholic School District's off-campus education provides opportunities for senior high school students to explore and expand their career interests, skills and knowledge related to work and other life roles. The Work Experience Program pairs students with workplaces for paid work. Organizations decide which student to hire and the length of employment, and can provide work experience at any point during the year.
The Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s Cultural Access Pass program, created in 2008, provides new Canadian citizens complimentary admission to more than 1,200 Canadian cultural institutions and destinations. Partners in this program include galleries and museums, performing arts organizations, as well as provincial and national parks and historic sites, to name a few.
Mount Royal Conservatory is launching a new Suzuki trumpet program for children aged three to 10 in fall 2014. Instructor Natalie DeJong travelled to the Suzuki Trumpet Teacher Training Course at the Vasteras School of the Arts in Sweden to become North America's first accredited Suzuki trumpet instructor.
Artists, designers, creative technologists, educators and students are converging in Calgary for CAMP Festival—a two-day digital industry event aiming to ignite the imagination and inspire creativity. CAMP takes place at Theatre Junction GRAND on September 8 – 9, 2014, and it is shaping up to be an exciting couple of days with 14+ expert-lead presentations, 300+ attendees, and endless networking opportunities.
Attainable Homes Calgary Corporation announced July 16, 2014, that it is offering 69 homes at Skymills by Truman Homes, with 13 units on track for 2014 possessions and the remaining expected to be completed in 2015. The non-profit organization is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The City of Calgary that partners with private industry to help Calgarians buy entry-level homes with a minimum down payment of $2,000.