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TEDxYYC 2021: Your Experience… Re-Imagined!

TEDxYYC 2021: Your Experience… Re-Imagined!

TEDxYYC 2021 is coming up fast and we are so excited! In line with this year’s theme, we are reimagining what our typical attendee experience will be like. With our shift to a virtual format, we can welcome an even bigger audience from home, a café, a...

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Yoga & Meditation – Free Public Event, June 20

Yoga & Meditation – Free Public Event, June 20

TEDxYYC 2021 Reimagine: Yoga and Meditation Event Join TEDxYYC for a complimentary yoga and guided meditation on Sunday, June 20 at 2:00-3:00pm. We'll be at the ContainR park at Sunnyside, register for this free event (link below). This year's TEDxYYC theme is...

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Our 2021 Artist – Rhys Farrell

Our 2021 Artist – Rhys Farrell

Rhys Farrell is an emerging artist living and working in Calgary, Alberta. Farrell has completed a number of public art projects with the Telus Spark Science Center, Beltline Urban Mural Project, the City of Calgary and a number of private commissions. His work has...

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Appreciating the value of motherhood on this Mother’s Day

Appreciating the value of motherhood on this Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms, grandmothers, aunties and other mother figures in our lives! This Mother’s Day, we thought we’d show our appreciation by sharing three important TEDtalks that express both the significance and the struggle of motherhood. The...

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How to be greener in a global pandemic?

How to be greener in a global pandemic?

The key to lowering the amount of trash you generate is simple: try not to go from 100 to zero. This Earth Day will look a bit different, but we all know that. This year’s celebration of our planet and the reminder to protect it comes during a time of immense...

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TEDxYYC 2021 Theme Announcement: REIMAGINE!

TEDxYYC 2021 Theme Announcement: REIMAGINE!

What would you do if you could reimagine anything? If you could wake up tomorrow and reimagine the person you are, to the person you want to be. We can become whatever we want to be, we can do whatever we want to do, all it takes is a little imagination. Join TEDxYYC...

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Speaker Line-Up

Speaker Line-Up

We are less than 10 days away from our TEDxYYC Drive-in event taking place on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at TELUS Spark. Remember, there are two ‘showtimes’ to choose from A) 5:00 to 7:00 pm and B) 8:30 to 10:30 pm. Join our Host, Ken Lima-Coelho for the summer event...

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TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC is inviting Calgarians and the surrounding area to participate in the first ever TEDxYYC Games between August 1 - 10. Complete ten missions in ten days for a chance to win FREE TICKETS to the 2020 TEDxYYC Drive-In event on August 20. The goal of this fun and...

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It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

Written by Mariebelle Sawma   How often do we talk about racial injustice and does it exist among our communities? What happens when we watch police brutality and discrimination unfold on media? The truth is, we may not relate or even understand it. We need to...

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TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

Written by Andrew Guilbert   Some of the most interesting topics of discussion only come up once the small talk dies down. Even then, it can be hard to steer the conversation towards things you might really care about.  So TEDxYYC got on social media and asked...

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Leveling Up Our Community:  TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Leveling Up Our Community: TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Written by Kelly Schuler   What happens when people have an affinity around ‘ideas worth sharing’?  TEDxYYC has grown over the past 10 years:  as a community of speakers, volunteers, sponsors, experience partners, and audience participants. We’ve organized ten of...

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