Dan McGarvey

Journalist

Dan McGarvey is a mobile journalist focused on filing stories remotely for CBC Calgary’s web, radio, TV and social media platforms, using only an iPhone and mobile tech. His work is used by mobile journalism (mojo) trainers and educators around the world. Dan is focused on the city’s diverse northeast quadrant and sharing stories from under-reported communities. You can email story ideas and tips to Dan at Dan.Mcgarvey@cbc.ca.

Latest from Dan McGarvey

Calgary's huge Nagar Kirtan parade takes place this weekend in city's northeast

A colourful parade takes to the streets in northeast Calgary on Saturday for the first time since 2019.

Allergy season is here, but the good news is it's not as bad as last year

It's that time of year again, with allergy sufferers heading to pharmacies looking for relief from streaming noses and itchy eyes.

Canmore raises property tax for non-residential tourist homes

The Town of Canmore is raising property taxes for people who own homes and rent them to tourists without living there.

Alberta honey producers facing one of worst years on record for bee deaths

Beekeepers and honey producers in Alberta say winter mortality rates this year have been some of the worst they’ve seen.

Hate crimes against homeless people likely going unreported, police say

Calgary police say some hate crimes against homeless people in Calgary are likely not being reported to them — something they want to improve.

Local breweries and distilleries moving on from pandemic hand sanitizer production

For some, it was about doing what they could to help as the pandemic swept into Alberta. For others, making the switch from producing spirits to producing hand sanitizer was simply about survival.

Domestic violence group created to serve city's African community sees immediate demand

A new organization set up to address domestic violence in Calgary’s African community is already reaching capacity just one month after starting up.

Tsuut'ina makes international headlines linked to possible Jake Paul fight

The Tsuut'ina Nation just west of Calgary is at the centre of a major sports story involving a YouTube star, boxer Jake Paul, and former UFC legend Michael Bisping.

New U-turn lane coming to ease traffic pressure on Bow Trail

Drivers who use Bow Trail to get downtown and to access Sarcee Trail north will see improvements this year in the form of a new U-turn lane to ease congestion.

Hindus push for designated space to scatter ashes along Bow River in Calgary

Members of Alberta’s Hindu community want a designated spot along the Bow River in Calgary to scatter the ashes of loved ones, in line with their religion.

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