Dan McGarvey


Dan McGarvey is a mobile journalist covering all kinds of stories from northeast Calgary for web, radio, TV and social media, using only 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

Calgary Muslims gather in thousands to mark Eid al-Adha

Tens of thousands of Muslims in every quadrant of Calgary marked the start of Eid al-Adha on Sunday.

Calgary Kashmiris fear for loved ones as India strips troubled region's autonomy

Calgarians with ties to Kashmir say they’re worried for friends and family living in the region.

'We need to help them': Calgary man feeding his northeast community with front yard food bank

A Calgary man is continuing his mission to make a difference in his community, all from a patch of grass in his front yard.

Spike in northeast gang shootings brings hundreds out to town hall meeting

Concerned northeast Calgary residents were out in force again at a public meeting Tuesday, seeking answers to questions on how to deal with gang violence in their community.

Power of theatre highlights spike in drug and gang violence in northeast Calgary

A group of actors from Calgary’s South Asian community is using drama to highlight concerns about gangs and drugs in their community.

'We look forward to it the whole year': It's mango season in northeast Calgary

There’s an annual debate in northeast Calgary about which country lays claim to the sweetest and juiciest mango.

Multicultural counselling helps speed up immigrant integration in Calgary

Being a newcomer to a new country and new city isn’t easy.

Calgarians concerned Quebec's Bill 21 could lead to wider-reaching racism, bigotry

Saymah Chaudhry is one of thousands of Calgarians that wears a hijab, the head covering worn by some Muslim women.

'It's kind of a religion': Calgary cricket fans gather for world's biggest sports event

It's one of the biggest events in sports, period. But most of Calgary had no idea it was taking place Sunday morning.

Newcomer parents seek education on bullying following high profile Calgary cases

Families new to Canada say they want to be better informed about bullying following several high-profile cases in the city involving immigrants and refugees.

Tens of thousands of Muslims mark Eid in Calgary

Muslims across Calgary are celebrating Eid, the three-day festival that marks the end of a month of fasting.

'Nobody knows whose kid is going to be next': NE Calgarians call for action on gang violence, drug trade

Hundreds of Calgarians from the city’s Indo-Canadian community took to the streets in Martindale Sunday evening to highlight concerns around gang violence and drugs in their community.

Northeast Calgary communities get first skatepark

Northeast Calgary will get its first skatepark this summer, giving kids and adults there the chance to give the sport a try. 

Mental health program's success highlights need for services for new Canadians

A program to help immigrants in Calgary tackle mental health and addictions issues is well on the way to proving its success but needs funding to make sure it doesn’t meet the same fate as others in Canada.

Few details offered on CBE school bullying review as another Calgary mother calls for action

The Calgary Board of Education continues to offer few details of a promised independent review into bullying at its schools, as more complaints and stories from concerned parents continue to surface.