Charmers Almanac Interview Colleen Hardwick
The show covers a range of related topics from how PlaceSpeak fits within our democratic system to the use of our new Neighborhoods network for tackling hyper local issues.
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Charmer Almanac is a morning radio program airing from 7am-10am every other Thursday on CJSW 90.9 FM. Inspired by a curiosity for the people, places and music of Calgary it is hosted by is hosted by Matt Knapik and Kate van Fraassen.
Matt Knapik is a Calgary-based designer, facilitator, and educator. He earned Masters Degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Calgary, where his research focused on the potential for ecological renovation in suburban neighbourhoods. He is the founder and principal of the design practice kilometre, which is developing thematic specialization in urban landscapes, design facilitation, education, and development. Matt teaches as a sessional instructor in the architecture program in the Faculty of Environmental Design, and co-hosts the radio show Charmer’s Almanac on CJSW.
Kate van Fraassen graduated from the Faculty of Environmental Design in 2012 with a Masters in Environmental Design. Since February 2012 she has been working as a Development Planner for the Town of Canmore. As part of the awesome Town of Canmore planning team Kate has the pleasure of working on a variety of projects at a range of scales all with the aim to serve Canmore in building an outstanding, innovative and sustainable community. Known as an eternal optimist and an all-round lover of adventure, Kate gets outside as much as she can in between co-hosting Charmer’s Almanac on CJSW 90.9FM.
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