Dan McGarvey


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 largely focused on sharing stories from under-reported communities and groups in Calgary and southern Alberta. You can email story ideas and tips to Dan at Dan.McGarvey@cbc.ca.

Latest from Dan McGarvey

African cancer support group in Calgary looks to fund growth in services

A support group for Africans in Calgary is helping that community deal with a cancer diagnosis and the difficult journey that involves, while hopefully saving lives.

Northeast mini-galleries showcasing 13 local artists this summer

Artists in northeast Calgary are helping add more public art to that part of the city, showcasing their work in mini-galleries at key locations in various communities.

New-look Maple Ridge golf course reopens after partial closure in 2022

Golfers get the chance to enjoy 18 holes at the City of Calgary’s Maple Ridge course again from Wednesday.

Climbing wall for Calgary immigrant and refugee youth created to increase access to sport

Climbing instructor Coralia Sevilla says she would have loved a facility like the new colourful climbing wall at the Centre for Newcomers when she was a kid with immigrant parents.

Don't leave bears a 'midnight snack,' keep trash inside overnight, southwest residents told

The southwest Calgary community of Discovery Ridge is hoping an education blitz focused on living alongside bears will help to avoid future bear deaths in that area.

Local British stores busy with royal watchers in run-up to Saturday's historic coronation

It's been a busy week for British-themed stores and businesses in and around Calgary in the run-up to the coronation of King Charles and Camilla, the Queen Consort, which takes place at Westminster Abbey in London this weekend.

Sewing class teaching newly-arrived Afghan women more than just sewing

A class for Afghan women starting new lives in Calgary is using sewing machines to help them fashion a fresh start in a new country.

Vehicle bike racks are getting bigger — and that's a concern for Calgary police

Calgary Police are warning drivers with bulky new bike racks that they can be ticketed for obscuring licence plates.

New-look RV park proposal for Buffalo Lake seeking public support at open house

Central Alberta residents will get a closer look at plans for an RV park proposed for Buffalo Lake at an open house in Stettler set for Wednesday evening.

Iconic Alberta grain elevators being digitally preserved in virtual reality project

Grain elevators are disappearing from the Canadian landscape at a staggering rate, but the small town of Nanton, Alta. is leading the tech race to save and preserve its own pair of prairie sentinels in the digital realm.