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Justin Quigley

Communications Coordinator, Green Action Center in Winnipeg

The Jack Frost Challenge

PRESENTED ON FEB 23, 2017
IN WINNIPEG @ VOL 29

Justin Quigley sjares lessons learned from planning a HUGE winter activity challenge, starting winter run commuting, and packing for a not-so-chilly February. "Pre-planning is key", he says "but so is not trying to change your whole life while planning a whole event."

SPOILER ALERT
Luke-warm winter weather SUCKS to run in!

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Winter Driving

BY MICHAEL CARLOS
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Michael Carlos talks about driving in the winter, and his experiences with his front wheel drive Honda Civic, with no traction control. He argues that the driver is more important than specialized equipment, and gives tips for how to minimize risk, and drive responsibly.

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Winter Magazine

BY KATI KRAUSE
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

When passion drives you, amazing things can happen. That's what you're about to see in action as Kati Krause tells the story of how she teamed up with two collaborators to bring Winter Magazine to life, now part of the "A Mag for all Seasons" series.

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RUN! RUN! RUN!

BY KAI SYNG TAN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Artist Kai Syng Tan is so interested in running that she has made a performance series of it. Get inspired of her presentation!

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All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy

BY LIANE VENESS
@ VOL 27 ON SEP 14, 2016

1. Learn how to Build. 

2. Quit my job

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Making Minus Positive in a YEG Winter

BY MICHELE PERRET
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

Michele Perret is the Community Engagement Lead for Stantec and here she lays out a buffet of interesting ways to pull the scarf down from your eyes, look up from the snow-covered sidewalk, and see the possibilities in our coldest months.

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Winter River Pavilions

BY MATT ROPER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

Architect Matt Roper sees an opportunity to bring some warmth to Edmonton's vast river valley system in winter. Envisioning a connected grid of portable pavilions and warming huts, Matt proposes that the city combine its winter smarts, design prowess, and thirst for the outdoors to create this network of active and attractive winter hubs throughout the city's parks.

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Reimagine the Arts District for Edmonton's Winter Nights

BY SHAFRAAZ KABA
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

"We're hoping to inspire people in our city to think about how to activate our streets and how to bring people out."

Architect Shafraaz Kaba shares his idea for bringing light and life to a public space that goes into hibernation through the winter. Using fire, light, art, and maybe a temporary tavern or two, he presents a compelling set of small interventions to breathe some winter warmth into the public realm.

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Commuting in Winter: The Experiment

BY MICHAEL GLAZIER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

"W always rush from point A to point B as fast as we can, missing all the creamy filling in the middle."

This winter, Michael Glazier undertook a lofty experiment. He ditched his car in the dead of winter in favour of a commute on foot. He shares what he found —not just out in the environment, but also in his thoughts—when he left the gridlock behind and gained a little more time to breathe.

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Choose Your Winter

BY KAIRI PAWLICK
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

"Choose your winter, and love wherever it takes you."

Kairi Pawlick shares her story of leaving the chilly Edmonton winter for a trip south—way south—to Antarctica, offering a glimpse at the vast uninhabited land where nature, beauty, endurance and reflection meet.