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Jan. 28, 2009

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Climate change driving ‘last chance tourism’ in the North
The idea that polar bears may one day be extinct because of melting ice has spurred a new phenomenon in the travel industry—last chance tourism.

A promising plan to end Calgary’s homeless crisis
Are homeless youth the “farm team” of homeless adults? It’s a possibility. The 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness will be presented at the Faculty of Social Work’s national conference on homelessness in February.

Running clinic hits its stride
U of C's Running Injury Clinic unveils new equipment and expert staff that establishes the clinic as the premiere gait analysis and running injury clinic in North America.

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Events

Today
10 a.m. Overseas Options Days
5:30 p.m. Admissions Workshop
7 p.m. Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night
8 p.m. New Music Festival: Ghosts and Gargoyles
  
Jan. 29
- Overseas Options Days
- Your Genes Are Not Your Fate
with Dean Ornish
- Admissions Workshop
- Kassim the Dream
- Home Safe Calgary:  a documentary on homelessness
- Revolutionary Voices of the Flute – Robert Aitken & Charles Foreman
  
Feb. 2
Tolerance: Virtue or Vice?

Feb. 3
- Tolerance and “Fanaticism”
- Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks with free software guru Richard Stallman
  
Feb. 4
Urban Alliance - Unleash the Power