Dan McGarvey


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

'They had to be rebels': Populism and Alberta's changing conservative politics

Conservatism in Alberta, on the provincial and federal level, has come in many shapes and sizes, been expressed in many ways, since the province was formed in 1905.

Stoney Nakoda word collection helps preserve language for future generations

Stoney Nakoda elders are recordings words and spellings from their native language, which will be used by future generations of the First Nation, keeping the language alive.

Rural voters feeling alienation more than ever before in run-up to election

The Bottrel General Store south of Cremona, Alta., first opened its doors in 1901. Nowadays, the ranching and farming families it serves with its lone gas pump, snacks and essentials say Albertans talk much more about alienation and separation than they do confederation.

Does Calgary's northeast have a sign problem?

Drive around parts of northeast Calgary and you’ll see a theme you don’t see in other quadrants: signs, everywhere.

Syrian newcomers hope business takes off after starting Calgary flight simulator centre

It’s been a turbulent two years for Syrian newcomer Tammam Altajar. But after he couldn't find a job, he decided to create one for himself.

12,000-seat Cavalry FC soccer stadium and field house part of future vision of Spruce Meadows

A new 12,000-seat soccer stadium to replace the current Cavalry FC ground is just one possibility as part of an area structure plan for the future of Spruce Meadows.

'Your life has meaning, it has worth': Artist highlights invisible illnesses in Calgary exhibits

Penny Gunderson knows what it’s like to live with a hidden illness.

Hindu Calgarians appeal to city over religious use of community ponds, lakes

Hindus in northeast Calgary want to join other cities in Canada and further afield when it comes to how they are able to celebrate a key religious festival.

'There's a lot of great people out there': Calgary motorcycle school overwhelmed by support after break-ins

A popular Calgary motorcycle school is increasing security after thieves targeted its trailers twice in the past week, taking items and causing damage.

Specialized women's shelter offers Calgary immigrants and refugees safe haven

A new transitional home for women and children fleeing domestic violence will give them help and support while respecting different religious and cultural needs.

Work begins on new East Village cycle track

Construction is underway on a new piece of cycling infrastructure for Calgary’s East Village.

'It's not safe': Residents voice safety concerns over northeast intersection

Residents in a northeast Calgary neighbourhood say an intersection with no official pedestrian crossing is putting people’s lives at risk.

Northeast Calgary's first skatepark open for business

It’s been a long time coming but northeast Calgary now finally has its own skatepark.

Eden Valley Reserve celebrates new era of solar power

A First Nation west of Longview, Alta., is celebrating the completion of the first solar power project in its history.

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.