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16th January 2013 Calgary, Canada

by Tony Kay

British Consul General, Calgary

Music is GREAT (in Calgary)

Music is GREAT. I challenge you to debate that point. And in my obviously biased opinion, British music is the greatest. I grew up listening to the tunes of The Clash, Rolling Stones, Queen, David Bowie, Duffy, The Spice Girls, The Who, and Elton John. I still do (Spice Girls at Christmas and birthdays only). The […]

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21st December 2012 Ottawa, Canada

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by Corin Robertson

Deputy High Commissioner to Canada

A time of reflection

We’re into that final pre-Xmas flurry of activity, and I’m sure you’re all frantically getting ready for the holiday season. I know I am, and I’m ashamed to say that I’ve bought most of my Christmas presents online this year, which removes some of the romance of shopping, but makes life a lot easier! But […]

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11th October 2012 Toronto, Canada

A preview of CSPC 2012

The 4th Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC), subtitled Building Bridges for the Future of Science Policy, will take place in Calgary between 5 and 7 November 2012. We have excellent UK representation this year, with speakers in two panels and SIN Officers in attendance: The Fundamental Research as a Driver for Long-Term Canadian Innovation panel […]

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24th August 2012 Calgary, Canada

by Tony Kay

British Consul General, Calgary

Alberta’s fascinating contrasts

My family and I have just celebrated two months in Alberta. Arriving just prior to Stampede was thrilling. Being the first British Consul General resident in Calgary is a huge honour. Identifying a clone to pack everything in (we cover Saskatchewan and Manitoba too) is an increasing priority. To me, Alberta is a Province of […]

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