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Sophie Boulanger: Today's Notable Young Professional

Sophie Boulanger: Today's Notable Young Professional

Recognizing enormous market potential in the field of fashionable eyewear, Sophie Boulanger co-founded BonLook just over two years as part of a new breed of e-commerce businesses that changes the traditional model by selling directly to customers... Elevator Pitch: Describe...
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Paul Chirka: Calgary Young Professional Profile

Paul Chirka has dabbled in a number of local industries, including Fashion, music and wine, and currently stays busy working as a recording engineer for CBC/ Radio Canada and OCL Studios. We caught up with him recently to talk a bit about life in the music business and what advice he can offer other young professionals
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Chad Connell: Today's Notable Young Professional

Today's Notable Young Professional is actor Chad Connell, who offers some great advice for other young professionals looking to make a career in his field. One thing we learned from him? Don't discount the 10,000-hour rule
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Notable Artist Profile: Blind Boy Paxton

The Calgary Folk Festival was a great triumph, considering the park was nearly washed away in June and still sold-out on its final day. Before hitting the main stage on Saturday, we caught up with New York-based blues performer Blind Boy Paxton
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Sylvie Croteau Chou: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Sylvie Croteau-Chou has been busy making a name for herself in Calgary’s design community. She spent several years working in Calgary galleries and design stores before deciding to go it alone, and now runs two businesses while still finding time to contribute her social media expertise to local charities. How does she do it?
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Notable Artist Profile: Jordie Lane

We recently sat down with Jordie Lane, the cool cat and recent LA transplant from Melbourne, Australia, to find out what he thinks of our Calgary Folk Music Festival, Canada in general and moving for strange love. His Canadian tour wrapped up on August 1 in Vancouver, but since he’s just down in LA these days, here’s hoping we’ll see more of him soon
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Notable Artist Profile: Matt Durant

I’ve been a fan ever since I spotted one of Matt Durant's abstract salvaged wood pieces hung in a furniture store on Queen Street West a few years back and have been following him ever since. I was already intrigued by his use of organic materials splattered with graphic bold pattern, but even more interested when I saw his solo show of new work pop up last month
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Miki Ellis: Today's Notable Young Professional

Today's Notable Young Professional is sake aficionado Miki Ellis, who's responsible for training seminars, creating pairings for private/tasting menus, keeping sake flights fresh, overseeing the sake list, and hosting sake dinners at Vancouver's Minami and Miku restaurants
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