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Carmen Cundy

Carmen Cundy

Carmen Cundy joined the Airdrie Today team in March 2021. Her passion for storytelling led her to the journalism program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), where she earned a diploma in journalism in 2019. Later that year, she completed a degree in communications at the University of Calgary. While at SAIT, she was the lifestyle reporter for the student-run newspaper, the Weal. She also worked briefly with the SAIT Alumni communications team before joining Airdrie Today.

Recent Work by Carmen

Cars and Country Stars event host to fun in the sun

Cars and Country Stars event host to fun in the sun

Irricana-based Cars and Country Stars event was host to accomplished Canadian country musicians and collector cars on July 24.
A View to the Past: Airdrie’s newest community reflects city's Scottish roots

A View to the Past: Airdrie’s newest community reflects city's Scottish roots

In previous editions of A View to The Past, I’ve discussed the history of some of Airdrie’s most enduring landmarks, The Nose Creek Bridge and The Water Tower on 1st Avenue.
Airdrie senior women's church group shares in laughter, love, and loss

Airdrie senior women's church group shares in laughter, love, and loss

They’re not The Golden Girls, they’re The Silver Bells, and they meet every Sunday after morning mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Airdrie. The weekly get-togethers, along with monthly meet-ups at A&W, have been a tradition for the group since they got together approximately five years ago.
Airdrie faith group hosting children’s garden this summer

Airdrie faith group hosting children’s garden this summer

Airdrie kids are getting a chance to dig their fingers into the dirt and gain some life experience this summer as part of a youth-focused gardening program.
Crime rates drop in Crossfield, RCMP encourages continued vigilance

Crime rates drop in Crossfield, RCMP encourages continued vigilance

While crime rates have dropped in the municipality, Crossfield residents are encouraged to employ precautions such as locking car doors, leaving lights on, and closing garage doors to further prevent petty crime, according to RCMP Corporal Lief Svendsen.
Crossfield downtown construction comes in under budget

Crossfield downtown construction comes in under budget

Crossfield’s Railway Street revitalization project is nearing completion and is rearing to come in under budget, according to a presentation at a regular council meeting July 20.
Bragg Creek Ladies Auxiliary celebrates 60 years with community cookbook

Bragg Creek Ladies Auxiliary celebrates 60 years with community cookbook

The Bragg Creek Ladies Auxiliary (BCLA) is commemorating its diamond anniversary with a community cookbook this summer, including recipes from local celebrities and Bragg Creek and area residents.
Hybrid tennis and pickleball courts arrive in Redwood Meadows

Hybrid tennis and pickleball courts arrive in Redwood Meadows

Redwood Meadows has announced the arrival of new, state-of-the-art tennis and pickleball courts in the townsite this summer, thanks in part to funding from the Redwood Meadows Community Association (RMCA).
Learning to embrace the changing tides of life

Learning to embrace the changing tides of life

In my late teens and early 20s, I developed a track record of being foolhardy and impulsive. I had a lust for life that I sometimes look back on fondly, but regretfully. Now that I have made it past the hump of my mid-20s, I have grown to love constancy and familiarity.
Annual Airdrie street festival to resume this fall

Annual Airdrie street festival to resume this fall

After ceasing celebrations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, airdrieFEST, a celebration of all things Airdrie and the city's unofficial birthday, is set to resume this fall with a mix of local vendors, live-entertainment, and food trucks on Main Street.