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Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Arya the Airedale: a celebration of life

Arya the Airedale (2013-2017) Arya became a big part of our lives just a few weeks after she was born on April 17, 2013. Sadly, she died from renal failure yesterday morning at 10:00 am. A tragic, premature death that … Continue reading

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Beavers chew up Saints with thirteen tries

As the regular Alberta Rugby season got down to its last couple of games, the Calgary Saints were in need of a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. But with Canadian international Mozak Samson out with an upper body … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Photo Day with rugby

Saturday was World Photo Day and I celebrated by shooting three games of rugby in Alberta. As well as the four hours of match time, the driving plus the collation and editing of about 1,600 photos made it a long, … Continue reading

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Jake Bentley joins the Prairie Wolf Pack scorers club

Calgary Canucks to Prairie Wolf Pack Jake Bentley is one of three brothers (Josh and Joe are on either side of him, age-wise) who have all played rugby at some time or other, with the Calgary Canucks. They follow in … Continue reading

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Rock comeback rolls over Wolf Pack at Calgary Rugby Park

The Prairie Wolf Pack ran hard in the opening minutes of the third round Canadian Rugby Championship game against Atlantic Rock to score two tries. The first came from fly-half, Robbie Povey (Calgary Hornets) after 11 minutes. Five minutes later, … Continue reading

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Bears grasp win over Blues in Championship final warm-up at Calgary Rugby Park

It truly was a game of two halves in the third round of the Canadian Rugby Championships. The BC Bears raged through the first forty minutes to take a 31-0 lead with four tries scored by Aaron McLelland (2), Craig … Continue reading

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