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

Army of storytellers connect with lonely seniors during pandemic in languages from Dutch to Urdu

A program connecting people with a passion for telling stories with seniors who are feeling isolated during the pandemic has already been a big success before it’s even been launched.

Northeast residents say voices aren't being heard on Stoney Trail bridge plan

People living in a handful of new homes at the dead end of a northeast Calgary street say they have huge concerns about a flyover being planned there, with a ramp starting right outside their front doors.
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Fly over Calgary's prettiest landmarks with drone video shot by a photographer to give Calgarians hope

Summer is usually photographer Arshad Chaudhry’s busiest time of year, packed with South Asian weddings and events, but this year has been very different.

Bus program connecting Brooks seniors with medical needs in Medicine Hat under threat

A vital transportation service connecting seniors in Brooks, Alta., with medical appointments and treatments in Medicine Hat needs to find new funding to keep operating.

New Asian-inspired outdoor shopping mall opens in northeast Calgary

Stores are now open in a new open-air retail centre in northeast Calgary that’s adding more ethnic shopping and food options to that part of the city.

Lebanese Calgarians check on friends and family after deadly Beirut blast

Lebanese Calgarians have been glued to screens and TVs watching the aftermath of a massive explosion that destroyed a huge part of Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday.

Calgary Minecraft player creates virtual ceremony for Calgary high school grads

When Keon Zarabi realized graduation ceremonies weren’t going to happen, he dove into the world of Minecraft to create his own.

Life-size TARDIS appears outside Doctor Who fan's home in Alberta

A man from Brooks, Alta.,. says he had some strange looks from the neighbours before they realized what he was building in his yard.

Calgary residents travel to Edmonton to demand help recovering from devastating N.E. hailstorm

Northeast Calgary residents are taking their concerns over a lack of response from the provincial government after a devastating hailstorm last month direct to the steps of the legislature today.

Cross-border wedding day brings families in U.S. and Canada together over barbed wire fence

It’s not the wedding Karianne Jensen had in mind for her daughter’s big day but, for better or worse, it’s one she says she’ll never forget.

Rural residents fight lit greenhouse development near Medicine Hat

More than 50 people living next to a proposed greenhouse development near Medicine Hat say its nighttime lighting would destroy their quality of life and property values, as well as ruin their views and increase traffic.

New sports field planned for northeast Calgary will boost accessibility for local neighbourhoods

A new sports field to serve northeast Calgary communities has been a long time coming.

Hundreds turn out for casting call in Sundre for pilot of proposed TV series Pipe Nation

Sundre is being transformed into the fictional town of Hardwell for the pilot episode of a proposed TV series about the lives of pipeline workers.

New park and monument will honour Calgary's Vietnamese 'boat people'

A new park and monument that will be built at the gateway to International Avenue in southeast Calgary will honour the journey of thousands of Vietnamese immigrants.

Northeast Sikh temple builds vegetable garden to bring community together

A new vegetable garden being built at the Dashmesh Culture Centre in Martindale is designed to bring the local community together in a safe COVID-friendly outdoor space this summer.

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