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Small Business Profile: Master Meats

Posted on October 11, 2017

One of Calgary's most reputable butchers recently opened in the Greenview Industrial Park. Owner John Wildenborg moved Calgary’s famous Master Meats almost a year ago to the new location, after…

YYComedy Festival CIP Grant

Posted on October 7, 2017

Congrats to YYComedy Festival on your 6th annual iteration. An all-Canadian line-up too, in marking#Canada150.Myself and Minister Ricardo Miranda are pleased to congratulate you on behalf of the Alberta…

Small Business Profile: Citizen Brewing Company

Posted on October 6, 2017

So happy to see Citizen Brewing Company finally open its doors between Highland Park Community Association, Calgary and Tuxedo Park Community Centre. Calgary-Klein’s first micro-brewery! The…

McKnight Hockey Association Fundraiser

Posted on September 28, 2017

Was happy to donate our office bottles to McKnight Hockey Association. Blaize and the other passionate parents and players are having a bottle drive this weekend. Stop by the Mount Pleasant Community…

Coffee with Craig this Saturday

Posted on September 5, 2017

Come join me this Saturday at Velvet Cafe Calgary, from 10:00am to noon. Have a cup of joe while discussing politics and sharing ideas!

Small Business Profile: Burwood Distillery

Posted on September 1, 2017

Congratulations to Ivan and Marko Cilic, and Jordan Ramey on opening Calgary’s only craft distillery – Burwood Distillery! Welcome to the Greenview Industrial Park! Burwood currently offers a tasting…

Cool Down with Coolahan

Posted on August 28, 2017

Another year, another amazing cool-down with Coolahan family pool party! This year we were happy to also make it a BBQ. Thank you to all the families and community members who stopped by to grab a freezie…

Connections Counselling and Consulting

Posted on August 21, 2017

I had the honour of presenting Connections Counselling and Consulting Foundation with a grant on behalf of our government's Status of Women Ministry. It will assist this great organization in Calgary-Klein to…

Small Business Profile: Supershine Autodetailing

Posted on August 18, 2017

Have you met Chris Omofoma at Supershine Autodetailing? The proud owner of this auto-detailing facility since September, he has been able to grow the business from a one person operation to a team of…

Small Business Profile: Flip Factory

Posted on August 4, 2017

When I had the privilege of visiting Flip Factory, located in the heart of Calgary-Klein’s Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association industrial district, I walked in picturing a simple gymnastics…

St. Gabriel Ethiopian Orthodox Church inauguration

Posted on July 29, 2017

This past Saturday, St.Gabriel Ethiopian Orthodox Church celebrated the inauguration of their new church building, in Tuxedo Park, just a few blocks from our office. Jamie Kleinsteuber, MLA for Calgary-Northern…

Consumer Protection Laws Consultations

Posted on July 28, 2017

Our government has launched an important process to improve the provinces consumer protection laws. We have all heard horror stories of scams on the news, or maybe you've had a bad experience with an…

Medical Abortion Drug free for all Albertans

Posted on July 25, 2017

Incredibly proud of our government for announcing that the medical abortion drug, Mifegymiso, will now be available to all women in Alberta at no cost to them. We are only the second province in Canada…

Small Business Profile: July 21st

Posted on July 21, 2017

  Cappuccino King first opened its doors in 1974 as the second importer of espresso machines in all of Canada. A recent immigrant from Pietramelara, Italy himself, the company’s founder - Vince Izzo…

Stampede 2017

Posted on July 20, 2017

Wow. I am still catching up on all the great community events that happened during #Stampede2017!  Women's Centre of Calgary put on a great BBQ, and I had the pleasure of attending with several other…

Stampede BBQ 2017

Posted on July 11, 2017

Our annual Stampede BBQ was a blast! Last Friday in collaboration with Palmer Salmon Insurance Ltd. and Registries Direct Inc. I hosted a free BBQ at our 2400 Centre St. office. Thanks to all the volunteers…

Small Business Profile: July 7th

Posted on July 7, 2017

If you regularly commute along Edmonton Trail, you will not have missed the Kurry Up! food truck near the corner of 21st. If the truck isn’t there, they are likely at a community event, like the recent…

Province commits to the Calgary Green Line LRT

Posted on July 6, 2017

The Government of Alberta is investing in state-of-the-art public transit to create jobs and keep thousands of Calgarians moving. The Green Line is Calgary's highest transit infrastructure priority. …

Canada Day 2017

Posted on July 4, 2017

This past Canada Day was one to remember. I was proud to celebrate with hundreds of people first at the Tuxedo Park Community Centre, where I'm continually impressed by their community engagement and…

Small Business Profile: June 30

Posted on June 30, 2017

Looking for some amazing and authentic Thai cuisine in Calgary? Look no further than Pad Thai Restaurant, located right in the heart of the riding in Mount Pleasant Community. The owner Patcharin opened…