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Cody Battershill

Founder of Calgaryism, Realtor

Cody Battershill is the founder of Calgaryism and Canada Action and earns a living as a local Remax Realtor. Born in Calgary and also having lived in Toronto, Cody has an affinity for all things Calgary, Alberta and Canada. Cody advocates for an informed discussion about our economy and Canada's future prosperity while also sharing awesome lists and photos from around Calgary through Calgaryism. Talk with Cody on Twitter and Instagram @Calgaryism and also @CodyinCalgary and on Facebook by searching "Calgaryism" and "Canada Action".
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Greenpeace Needs To Update Its Views On The Oilsands

The group, which is based on conflict, drama and media-friendly gamesmanship, can't seem to modernize its information on the Canadian record of racial and gender equality, world-leading human rights, opportunities for education, overall social freedoms and environmental performance.
03/14/2016 10:56 EDT
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Greenpeace Needs To Update Its Views On The Oilsands

The group, which is based on conflict, drama and media-friendly gamesmanship, can't seem to modernize its information on the Canadian record of racial and gender equality, world-leading human rights, opportunities for education, overall social freedoms and environmental performance.
03/14/2016 10:56 EDT
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4 Clutch Chinatown Restaurants In Calgary

Calgary's Chinatown is an exciting place to go and try new cuisines, and for those who are already familiar with some of its top-notch restaurants, to come back and delight in some old favourite dishes at any time. Here are Calgaryism's top restaurants you have got to try the next time you're in Calgary's Chinatown.
02/03/2016 02:35 EST
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DiCaprio's Hypocritical 'Activism' Is His Best Performance Yet

It's not easy being Leonardo DiCaprio. While preaching that fossil fuel use is triggering a global climate catastrophe, Leo hops around the world on fuel-guzzling private jets. "If we do not act together, we will surely perish," he tells the United Nations. I'll say it again: Leo has a hard time aligning his message with his actions.
01/20/2016 04:19 EST
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Try These 3 Calgary French Restaurants in 2015

Part of the foodie culture is to seek out and try new foods you've never had before, and once you find something you like, to keep coming back for more. Having said that, I must say that these three French restaurants in Calgary have me hooked not only on the more recognized French fare they serve, but also on the fact that I might order an appetizer, entrée or dessert I haven't tried just yet only to discover a new personal favourite.
04/06/2015 02:42 EDT

Obama's Remarks About Keystone XL Need Some Corrections

First, Keystone XL does NOT "bypass the United States," as the President claimed it did in the earlier statement. A consultants report from IHS Energy found in February that "Canadian crude making its way to the USGC (the US Gulf Coast) will likely be refined there, and most of the refined products are likely to be consumed in the United States."
03/11/2015 05:54 EDT
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Beware of Greenpeace's Plea for 'Volunteer Interns'

This fairly clear ministry statement may explain why, when I and others questioned Greenpeace Canada via social media last week about the Greenpeace internship posting, the posting very quickly disappeared. Andrew Langille, a Toronto-based labour lawyer, pointed out on social media that he thought Greenpeace "is running numerous illegal unpaid internship scams. Employee misclassification at its finest."
02/17/2015 01:07 EST