Ryan Rumbolt

Web Journalist

Born in St. John's and raised all across the country, Ryan Rumbolt has lived in his adopted hometown of Calgary for the last 25 years. He has a Bachelor of Communication in Journalism from Mount Royal University and also works assisting with media training with both the Canadian and British Armed Forces.

Latest from Ryan Rumbolt

Davison, Farkas want to limit number of Calgary council members going to Halifax conference

Two Calgary councillors are hoping to reduce the travel costs of taxpayer-funded trips to conferences by limiting the city's number of representatives.

Wildlife cameras snap shots of Calgary's urban critters

New program from the city is helping track how our fuzzy friends use Calgary's public parks and forested areas to make better decisions around conservation.
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Most Albertans leaving their final affairs up in the air, lawyer says

Calgary-based wills and estates lawyer tells the Calgary Eyeopener why so many Albertans are avoiding getting their final affairs in order.

U of C antibiotic study helps physicians battle dangerous bacteria

Researchers at the University of Calgary are helping antibiotics work smarter, not harder, by giving physicians new tools to diagnose infections.

Online database helps Albertans enrol in clinical trials

The University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services have teamed up for a campaign encouraging Albertans to register for clinical trials.

Calgary doctor who founded country's first stroke, ALS research programs, named to Order of Canada

The founder of Canada's leading stroke research program has been named to the Order of Canada alongside six other Calgarians.

Calgary jobs returning but for many it means less pay, changing careers

Alberta saw 26,000 new jobs in the last quarter of 2017, but what does the road ahead look like for Calgarians still on the job hunt?
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We want you: Calgary police auxiliary program hiring new cadets

The Calgary Police Service is gearing up to hire its next class of auxiliaries, giving up to 20 young people the chance to experience what it is like to work for the police service.

Whale exhibit visiting Calgary gets traditional Maori and Blackfoot blessings

A traditional Maori blessing ceremony was held today at Telus Spark to kick off the Whales Tohora exhibit from New Zealand.

Birthday or bathing suit? Naked swimming event coming to Calgary wave pool

If you've ever wondered what it would be like thundering down a waterslide naked, then a Calgary nudist group has just the event for you.

Calgary boy's love of the D40LF bus gets Calgary transit on board for his 9th birthday bash

While some kids hold their birthday party at a swimming pool or playground, one lucky Calgary youngster got his wish of a party at a Calgary Transit bus depot.

Cleaning up after Kris Kringle: Holiday recycling dos and don'ts

This was the first holiday season in Calgary since the green bins rolled out, so a program management leader with the city's waste and recycling services walks us through what waste goes where.

Sleeping better can help you keep New Year's resolutions, doctor says

While most people are resolving to eat better or go to the gym more often this year, a certified sleep specialist says getting a few more z's is one way to stick to your New Year's goals.

One Canadian project made Architectural Digest's most anticipated buildings of 2018

The $245-million Central Library project in Calgary ranked second on list of 12 Most Anticipated Buildings that are set to complete next year. It was the only Canadian project to make the magazine's list.

Fitness fanatics of any skill level may benefit from group classes, personal trainer says

Putting a workout resolution on the book for 2018? Joining a group fitness class could give you the motivational boost you need to make it to the finish line, says a Calgary personal trainer.