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Your guide to the 2021 General Election

By Krista SylvesterOctober 14, 2021

This is one of the most important elections in our city’s recent history; here is a primer to break down everything you need to know when it comes to heading to the polling station.

Community People

The neighbourhood of Legacy launches a new concept of ‘little community libraries’

By Calgary Citizen StaffOctober 13, 2021

In order to make the community a vibrant and inclusive place where people are connected, Alexandra Velosa and her team recently launched an initiative of new community libraries — that have an exciting twist.

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Kristy Archibald
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Kristy is an experienced journalist whose articles have appeared in publications across Canada. With a penchant for storytelling, she has interviewed notable Calgarians, from Reuben and the Dark to Chef Darren MacLean, and reported on the city’s biggest events including the Calgary Stampede, Calgary Opera, and the opening of the new Central Library. As Managing Editor, she will oversee and share stories on the people, places, and moments that define the city.


Krista is a Calgary-based journalist with over 15 years experience covering social issues, crime, politics, sports, arts and culture, and more for various media outlets, such as Global News, City TV, Metro newspaper, FFWD Weekly, The Calgary Herald, and The Star. In her spare time, she enjoys photography adventures, playing hockey and is known for her skill at the poker table. She’s always got her finger on the pulse of the city and has the cutest golden retriever and one-eyed rescue pittie you’ll ever meet.

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