Stephen Hunt

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Stephen Hunt is a digital writer at the CBC in Calgary. Email:

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Hemp houses could be greener, fire-resistant and built like Lego

A company based in Airdrie, Alta., has developed a hempcrete-and-lime based brick that its executives think may transform homebuilding.
Stampede Special

Searching for Calgary's true country heart

There's one ingredient missing if the Stampede City wants to be considered a true country music mecca: Calgary has no honky-tonk.

70-million-year-old 'sea monster' discovered by miners in southern Alberta

Picture a Komodo dragon seven metres long surging through the ocean to gobble up fish, turtles — pretty much everything in sight. That pretty much sums up the mosasaur, whose 70-million-year-old fossil was stumbled across by ammolite miners near Lethbridge, Alta.

Toronto rappers roll into small town Alberta in Ming's Dynasty

Ming's Dynasty combines hip-hop with small town living to create a new comedy that's also quintessentially Canadian

The Grow Project: From total disaster to green shoots of possibility

The Grow Project checks back in with Homestretch director Tracy Fuller, who talks about the trials and tribulations of trying to grow a pot plant on the cheap.

Most serious dog bites take place in the home, U of C study finds

A University of Calgary study of over 2,000 dog bites found that children and seniors are the most likely to be seriously bit.

New Calgary restaurant where everyone you meet is the owner

A group of Calgarians have pooled their finances to create The Allium, a vegetable-forward restaurant with a unique, collective ownership structure.

Puppy dog eyes are no accident, research study shows

A new research study explores how certain dogs have developed an uncanny ability to break human hearts with that forlorn gaze.

Sled Island 2019 features 250 bands. It's OK if you've never heard of most of them

Sled Island, Calgary's independent music showcase, kicks off Wednesday for five days of music at 35 venues across the city.

Office buildings turn to apartments, bring downtown Calgary back to life

One Calgary real estate developer is disrupting the office glut by transforming vacant office towers in Calgary and Edmonton into rental apartments.