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  • October 10, 2013

    Contest snub leaves Quebecers out of contest

    MONTREAL – Quebecers might feel like their vision is fuzzy these days when they read that their province has been lumped in with North Korea, Syria and Sudan on a list of ineligible sites for a National Geographic photo contest. … Continue Reading

  • August 22, 2008

    A spellbinding contest

    Evan Solomon’s mom got a kick out of the fact that he’s hosting a spelling bee. “She cackled with laughter,” said Solomon. “Confession; I am a horrific speller. Five books, 10 years editing a magazine and I am a notoriously … Continue Reading

  • September 30, 2011

    'Endurance' film contest

    Film buffs made 38 movies in 24 hours last weekend, for the Edmonton International Film Festival’s 24One competition. “It’s really an endurance contest,” said Tyson Lenz. Love in Low Places, in which a homeless man falls for a woman who … Continue Reading

  • September 30, 2011

    Next coding contest on

    It may have been the most stressful 48 hours of their lives, which is why the winners of the first Great Canadian Appathon will be on hand as competitors embark on projects for the next one. A four-man Edmonton team … Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2011

    Radio contest rechristened

    A controversial radio contest has nearly come to an end, but along the way it picked up a new name. Rock station 100.3 The Bear launched Win a Wife Aug. 22, offering a trip to Russia in partnership with Volga … Continue Reading

  • May 9, 2011

    Nothing but a popularity contest

    When I was in the third grade my teacher told us we were going to have a class election. We were to nominate who we would like to see run. Those nominated would make campaign signs, write a speech and … Continue Reading

  • September 17, 2010

    Metro Minute at photo contest

    Aiming to improve neighbourhood life for all Calgarians, Bankers Hall and TD Square’s Plus 15’s will host The Federation of Calgary Communities My Community photography contest Friday. The top-10 finalists in the amateur contest were asked to express their feelings … Continue Reading