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, only using an iPhone and mobile tech. You can email story ideas and tips to Dan at: dan.mcgarvey@cbc.ca or tweet him @DanMcGarvey

Latest from Dan McGarvey

Parents question school injury guidelines after daughter left with gaping head wound

The father of a 10-year-old girl injured at school says the school should have done more to treat her after the accident.

Calgary's Centre for Newcomers will double its space in move to Northgate Village mall

Calgary’s Centre for Newcomers is moving to a new location that will double its size and include a 200-seat auditorium, a spiritual room, gym and a storefront cafe.

Hindu temple president apologizes after outdoor food bank chopped down in leadership fight

The president of the Hindu Society of Calgary has apologized after a food bank and free library were cut down in mysterious circumstances last week.

New in-person counselling service launched for Calgary's Punjabi community

A new partnership between a Calgary Sikh temple and a local not-for-profit is helping the city’s Punjabi community access mental health support.

Mystery swirls over who cut down food bank, library box outside Hindu temple

A food bank and library outside a Hindu temple in northeast Calgary that was meant to help people struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic has been sawed down — but there's confusion over whether it was vandalism or a deliberate move by temple management.

New cricket facility planned for northeast Calgary

Northeast Calgary could soon have its first batting nets for cricket players in that part of the city.

Friends of Calgary man who died from COVID-19 in Pakistan warn of travel risks

Naveed Asghar was known for his smile, his humble nature and his willingness to offer a helping hand to anyone who needed it.

Plans moving ahead for new Muslim cemetery and funeral home east of Calgary

A new Muslim cemetery and funeral home being planned at a site east of Calgary would provide more options for people in the northeast and southeast of the city, according to the organization behind the proposal.

Homesick newcomers finding comfort in familiar food as they tackle COVID blues

Newcomers in Calgary are turning to treats and dishes from home more than ever during the pandemic, heading to the city's network of small ethnic stores and eateries for a taste of home to help ease a rise in homesickness.

Sikh youth group helps South Asian seniors balance mask wearing with religious wear

A group of youth volunteers are working at Calgary’s Dashmesh Culture Centre to help Sikh seniors with safety and proper mask use.

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