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Friday, April 25 - April 27

Spur 2014: Signal vs. Noise, Canada's national festival of politics art and ideas.

April 25: Glenbow Museum, 130 9th Ave SE
April 26: River Cafe Restaurant, 25 Prince's Island Park; Glenbow Museum,130 9th Ave. SE; National Music Centre, 134 11th Ave. SE
April 27: Hotel Le Germain, 899 Centre Street SW; University of Calgary Downtown Campus - Event Centre, 906 8th Ave. SW

We live in a world in which information is everywhere but facts are unclear, in which opinions are rampant but context is missing. How do we filter the din around us and focus on the trends and patterns that will reveal what is truly at issue?

Cost: Free-$50

For further information contact:,


Saturday, April 26

Junior Spring Concert - Spring Song

Location: Bethany Chapel
Address: 3333 Richardson Way SW
Time: Doors open at 1:30 pm.   Concert 2:00 pm.

The Calgary Girls Choir presents the Junior Spring Concert - Spring Song.  A delightful afternoon of song featuring the Junior choirs (Prima, Bella and Dolce) and special guests from the Senior choirs! Come see these spectacular young choristers as they present Spring Song!

Cost: $20 Adults, $10 Children (12 and under) - General Admission.

Purchase Tickets online at Eventbrite - (Advance ticket purchase only. Tickets will not be available at the door.) Visit for more information.

Saturday, April 26

32nd Annual Law Day

Location: Calgary Courts Centre
Address: 601 - 5 Street S.W.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Law Day is a family-friendly, interactive event that promotes access to justice and introduces the public to key participants in the judicial system including members of the police service, lawyers and judges.  Activities include Court House Tours, "Real life" CSI demonstrations, "Ask a Lawyer", mock trials including "GLEEfully paying your taxes", and "Custody Battle on the Gridiron!" starring Calgary Stampeders Ralph the Dog.

Cost: free

For further information call 218-4312. Twitter: @CBAAlberta, or visit

Saturday, April 26

CBWN Presents Special Saturday Seminar:  Living Your Best Life through Mindfulness & Intention

Location:  Carriage House Inn
Address:  9030 Macleod Trail SW
Time:  9 am - 3 pm

Join this dynamic group of women to network with like minded business women. This is a NEW offering for CBWN in addition to their regular monthly meetings.  This is a day of interactive learning from keynote speaker, Jacqueline Carter, The Potential Project and four of their own amazing CBWN members!
CBWN offers tools to assist women entrepreneurs, executives and business professionals to grow both professionally and personally in a safe, nurturing platform.  They believe in building relationships to help build your marketing/networking success.

Cost: $75.00 registration - pre-registration required

For further information contact:

Monday, April 28 & Tuesday, April 29

Advancing Women Conference

Location: Deerfoot Inn and Casino
Address: 11500 35 St SE ,#1000
Time: There will be registration and a reception on Monday April 28 at 6:00pm. The conference will begin at 7:00am on Tuesday April 29.

Advancing Women is for every woman who wants to achieve success in her career, family, community, financial independence and relationships in and outside the workplace. Whether you are in a career path with an organization, starting your own business, looking for your dream job or wanting to hone your overall life skills, this conference is for you.

Cost: registration fees vary

For further information contact: Iris Meck, 403-686-8407,,


Wednesday, April 30

Canada's Energy Blueprint Forum & PSAC's 2014 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast Mid-Year Update

Location: TELUS Convention Centre
Address: 120 9 Ave SE
Time: 7 am to 5 pm

Get an inside look at the recent and impressive technologies that are reinventing today's oilpatch at PSAC's Canada's Energy Blueprint Forum. Sessions are presented in plain language by the people who use the innovations and know them best. ALSO, INCLUDED: Lunchtime presentation of the heralded Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast mid-year update.

Cost: prices vary

For further information contact: Heather Doyle,, 403.213.2796,

Wednesday, April 30

The Grievance & Arbitration Process - Webinar

Location: Webinar
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm MDT

This webinar will provide an overview of the grievance process in both Alberta and federal jurisdictions, and what employers in these jurisdictions can expect from the moment that a grievance is filed, until the grievance is resolved.

Cost: $195 per computer link

For further information contact: Kate Rieger, 780-482-9315,

Thursday, May 1

The Science of Effective Marketing Seminar

Location: William Joseph Communications
Address: 105, 101 6th Street SW
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

This seminar will provide a solution for the challenge of shrinking budgets providing maximum return on investment. It will be led by William Joseph CEO Ryan Townend and will provide a clear understanding of our agency's proven process in determining and evolving effective brands and corresponding advertising and promotional campaigns.

Cost: $50

Please rsvp to
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Thursday, May 1

Employer Open House

Location: Champions Career Centre
Address: Suite 650, 839-5th Ave SW
Time: 1-6pm

It doesn't HAVE to be DRY!
Discover a different approach to inclusion and disabilities for your workplace... and have some fun too!
Disability Jeopardy sessions at 2 pm and 5 pm. Fun Diverse-Ability activities all afternoon.
Please note: This event is for Managers, HR/hiring staff and business owners only.

Cost: free, registration required

For further information contact Champions Career Centre, 403.265.5374 info@championscareercentre.org


Thursday, May 1

Business Succession Panel Discussion

Location: Calgary Golf and Country Club
 Address: 5788 Station A
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Your business is your most important financial asset.  Join McLean & Partners as they discuss business succession planning. Hear from their expert panel on topics including: the current outlook of today's transaction landscape, value drivers for your company and the divestiture process in your business succession.

Cost: Free

For further information contact: Chris Wollin, 403 234 6112, cwollin@mcleanpartners.com

Friday, May 2

Meet The Real Wolf of Wall Street

Location: Telus Convention Centre
Time: 1pm - 4pm

From his paper route at age 8 to the brokerage firm he launched in his early twenties: you'll have the unique opportunity to learn how to replicate his strategies for massive success, without enduring his failures. Hear about pivotal moments in his life story. The first flush of success. The near destruction. And the lessons he learned from them.

Cost: General Admission - $97 (Enter Promo Code "3033")

For more information, visit

Friday, May 2

2014 Leadership Symposium

Location: Telus Convention Centre MacLeod Hall C&D-South Building, lower level
Address: 120 9th Avenue SW
Time: 9-4pm

Learn and exchange powerful leadership ideas and principles.
The day will be hosted by Catherine Brownlee, CEO of Prominent-Personnel; meet John Maxwell, Jeff Lehrmann, president of Chevron Canada, marketing expert Braden Douglas, former CEO of Imperial Oil, Timothy Hearn;  Rodd Sawatzky, Chaplain for the Calgary Flames and Stampeders and others.

Cost: $299 early bird (table of 8 - $1,999)

Contact: Tibor 'Tibi' Ribi 403 589-2727,

Thursday, May 8

The TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards Dinner

Location: The Grand Ballroom, The Westin
Address:  320 4 Ave SW
Time: 5pm - Wine reception
6pm - Introductions & Dinner
7pm - Awards Presentation
9pm - Musical Entertainment

Dress to impress and join 400 of your colleagues at BOMA's most prestigious ceremony. It's a celebration of challenging industry standards in building management.

Cost: Awards Event Registration - $190

For more information, contact Aydan Aslan, ,