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Alberta barley makes great beernew

Farmers from across the province picked for brewing program.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Mike Tessier  |  05-10-2013  |  Food+Drink

Get Hoppynew

A look at beer's bitterest building block.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Mike Tessier  |  03-01-2013  |  Food+Drink

Whose Future is Rising?new

Revitalizing a desolate piece of downtown Calgary, the city has gambled with taxes on the allure of high-priced condos. If it succeeds, where will the poor people go?
Fast Forward Weekly  |  James Wilt  |  01-11-2013  |  Housing & Development

Apocalyptic Hangovernew

Long nights and end times ideal for beer consumption.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Mike Tessier  |  12-20-2012  |  Food+Drink

Tall Tales From a Condemned Spacenew

As Calgary's old Herald building awaits its date with a wrecking ball, one old scribe looks back on what it stood for.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Bob Blakey  |  11-30-2012  |  History

What we imagine an interview with Joan Crockatt would be likenew

Conservative Joan Crockatt just won a by-election to become the Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre. Joan doesn't talk to us, but if she did, we imagine it would go like this.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Drew Anderson  |  11-29-2012  |  Commentary

Some Big Ideas We'd Like To Seenew

For our first annual Big Ideas issue, we asked ourselves: what changes would we like to see? Legalize drugs, high-speed rail, cultural zoning and more.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Drew Anderson  |  11-23-2012  |  Commentary

Initiative Aims to Unite Calgary Progressivesnew

With a by-election looming in the Conservative stronghold of Calgary, one initiative aims to unite progressive voters behind one candidate and break the right-wing winning streak.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Suzy Thompson  |  11-15-2012  |  Elections

Really Good Chitnew

An Oregon brewery grows their own really good chit. But this chit is different. It's one of beer's most important ingredients: malted barley.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Mike Tessier  |  11-15-2012  |  Food+Drink

Early Calgary's Boozy Bad Boynew

Bob Edwards was a boozer, a satirist, a fearless editor and a precursor to the great gonzo journalists of the '60s.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Drew Anderson  |  11-08-2012  |  History

Scary Sudsnew

These pumpkin beers are less than smashing.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Mike Tessier  |  10-25-2012  |  Food+Drink

Under Cover (Up) Assignmentnew

Experts spill some ink on remedying bad tattoos.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Zoltan Varadi  |  10-13-2012  |  Culture

Pipe Dreamsnew

With the Keystone XL and Northern Gateway pipelines focusing attention on Alberta's oil and its pipeline system, the government is undertaking what critics say is a half-hearted review.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Drew Anderson  |  09-14-2012  |  Energy

Canadian Music is Boringnew

Canadian music is stagnating, thanks to the perception of a winning formula and outdated government regulations meant to protect the industry from American dominance.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Josiah Hughes and Mark Teo  |  07-19-2012  |  Music

End of the Rainbownew

Calgary's queer bars are disappearing, eliminating important community hubs and safe gathering places for the LGBT community.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  James Wilt  |  07-06-2012  |  LGBT

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