Augmented reality coming to downtown Calgary

“Reality” is about to get a little different for downtown shoppers. The Core shopping centre will host a free, augmented reality (AR) experience throughout April. “It’s something that I think our Monday to Friday, more business clientele, will really enjoy seeing, but I think it will also be a great driver and experience for those families on the weekend that we see come down,” said Core marketing director Allison Onyett. Augmented reality occurs when the real world meets the digital world. It is an interactive experience within the real world, where computer-generated objects are overlaid with what someone will see in the real world. AR caught momentum when it was… Read More

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Steven Stamkos unleashes one-timer for 40th goal of season

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Everything you need to know about the mind-bending ‘OA Part 2’ season finale

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “The OA” season two finale. Netflix’s series “The OA” continues to push the limits of conventional storytelling with a “Part II” finale that manages to be even more stunning that its first season’s polarizing conclusion. Co-creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij advance their story of inter-dimensional travel and a network of connected souls with a final scene leaving people with a lot of questions. We’re here to help answer some of mysteries by walking you through the many narrative hints laid throughout earlier episodes of “The OA,” all of which help explain the surprising revelation of “Part II.” Let’s get started. ‘Part II’ ends with the… Read More

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ENMAX makes first acquisition outside of Canada with purchase of American utility company

Calgary’s city-owned utility provider is expanding south of the border with the nearly $2-billion purchase of a company based out of Maine, USA. ENMAX Corp. announced on Monday it has agreed to purchase Emera Maine for $1.8 billion CAD. Parent company Emera Inc., based in Nova Scotia, confirmed the purchase of its Bangor-based utility provider, which has a client base of around 159,000. Under the deal, ENMAX will pay $1.29 billion for the acquisition and assume roughly $500 million in debt. According to ENMAX, the deal is subject to securing required state and federal regulatory approvals for this transaction and “will become a wholly owned subsidiary of ENMAX” and Emera… Read More

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Just 6% of British voters believe Theresa May’s Brexit deal is good

A damning new poll finds that just 6% of Britain’s believe Theresa May’s Brexit deal is good, compared to 63% who believe the opposite. Expectations that Britain would leave the EU with a good deal have plummeted since Article 50 was triggered two years ago. Prime Minister Theresa May has pulled plans to hold a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal today. LONDON — Just 6% of British voters believe Theresa May secured a good Brexit deal with the EU, according to a new poll. New analysis from leading pollster John Curtice found that an overwhelming 63% of voters believe that Britain is heading for a bad deal with… Read More

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14 Adorably Awkward Celebrities At Prom

Before they were posing on the red carpet, they were posing in front of limos. That’s right: Gwen Stefani, Tom Brady, and Matthew McConaughey all attended proms, formals, or homecomings, just like the rest of us plebeians. Don’t believe us? Well, we have the photos to prove it. We’ve assembled a round-up of incredible prom photos of celebrities that are just as awkward as all of ours. Which means, no sweat if there was a bug in your hair or a weird run in your tights on prom night — you, too, could be a celebrity if you work as hard as Taraji P. Henson. Of course, some of them… Read More

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