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3 Beautiful Instagram-Worthy Spots In The Canadian Rockies

These awe inspiring locations are worth a visit to snap a pic. 1 Lake Minnewanka Take a cruise along this brilliantly blue glacier lake. A peaceful spot for a picnic, hike or snowshoeing. 2 Banff Gondola Get a 360 view of the mountain ranges, 2,281m above sea level. Explore the maze-like observation deck with incredible
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Beautiful Alberta | Images of the Province

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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Sante Spa at Le Germain

The chic new spa entices business travellers, urbanites and over-stressed guests with specialized treatments in a modern and cozy space. “In French Sante means health and when clinking glasses to say cheers it means to your health. Both meanings seem appropriate at Sante Spa’s newest location at Hotel Le Germain in Calgary. I step off
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Shonn Oborowsky | Creative Appeal

“I LOVE WHEN CUSTOMERS FEEL AT HOME.  Sometimes they’ll walk in the back door of the kitchen. I like that. It makes me feel like I’m doing my job right when they’re that  comfortable,” says executive chef and owner of Characters Shonn Oborowsky. With a menu that announces “the only thing in the world not
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Alison LaFrance | Queen of Cakes

  TRAINING: In high school I used to decorate cakes, and the artistic bug bit me. I ended up going to university for a Bachelor of Commerce, but something about sitting behind a computer all day wasn’t for me and something was missing. I then went back to school in 2004 – SAIT’s baking and
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Chris Picek | From Inuvik To Calgary

In 1998, Picek graduated with a red seal from SAIT’s culinary arts program, eagerly clamouring for the opportunity to flex his skills in the real world. “This is an industry that is very much about on the job training,” he concludes. The chef worked at the Rimrock and Wedgewood hotels in Canada before spending time
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Sutton Place Edmonton

“Do you have one of those 24 hour, nine to five jobs that doesn’t include vacations? What better way to turn a business trip into a mini vacation with the family than a drive up to Edmonton. The Sutton Place is ideally situated downtown, close to shops, restaurants and transportation- while you are at work,
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CSL’s Favourite Hotels | The Fairmont Palliser

“Have you ever wanted to trade places with Eloise, the mischievous little pampered girl who lived at a famed New York hotel?  The good news is that this dream can be realized.  The historic Fairmont Palliser in downtown Calgary is one of the city’s most recognizable edifices. Our late night check-in seemed to show off
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CSL Interviews | Paul Hughes of Calgary Food Policy Council

Chair of the Calgary Food Policy Council (CFPC) , Paul Hughes spoke to CSL about advocacy, the Calgary food system and why the CFPC got started. CSL: What is a Food Policy Council? Hughes: Food Policy Councils (FPCs) are comprised of individuals from all aspects of a local food system. They are often officially sanctioned
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Justin Leboe | Risk Taker

Growing up in Vancouver, food was an important part of the Leboe household, whether picking chanterelles in winter on Vancouver Island, collecting beach oysters or crabbing with cousins. For ten years, the chef worked in some of the top kitchens in North America (The French Laundry, Daniel, Jean-Georges). Sensing that the best way to advance his
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