Calgary’s cycle of life on display
that kept him focused, that kept him in high school where he eventually became a star player and then earned a spot with the SAIT Trojans.
He now works as a framer, and is proud to have raised a daughter who loves the game as deeply as he does.
The World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, which begins Tuesday at UBC in Vancouver, is organized by the men’s basketball team of Haida Gwaii, a remote region of Northern B.C. @evaferguson2
Pedal through history on the last Sunday of Historic Calgary Week with an eight-km bike tour on the nose Creek and Bow River pathways.
Featured topics like the Zoo, St. Patrick’s Island and East Village will show how land and water has been shaped in today’s city. the event takes places from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and attendees are asked to meet at airways Park off 24 ave. n.E. and Vista St. n.E.
Just half an hour later, history buffs can take a walking tour of Calgary’s Chinatown and visit four unique oriental restaurants, malls, shops and the Canton Block — said to be the first building in the Chinatown.
the four-block tour starts at the Chinese Cultural Centre and runs until 3 p.m.
there’s also a full-day open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hangar Flight Museum, where a few of their special aircraft will be open and volunteers will be on site to help people understand and appreciate the evolution of flight.
Children will also be able to build their own flying devices.
Calgarians can also tour the John Hextall estate home from the early 1900s in Bowness from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Judith Barge, of the Bowness Historical Society, will guide the tour and speak to the interesting developments by British lawyer and real estate developer Hextall.
Information on each event is available online at chinookcountry.org.
Members of the Elite Calgary women’s basketball team practise before heading off to the World Indigenous Basketball Challenge in Vancouver. Joining them for a pre-tourney photo are their coaches, Peter Sambu and Lyle Bruno.