Calgary reporter experiments with wearing headscarf
Most people don't think I'm an immigrant because I look Caucasian — I have green eyes, white skin, and straight hair.
- By Eva Colmenero
Albertans seek language training for host of reasons
A few weeks ago I received an email from a student at Sultan Education Academy, or SEA, expressing how this small privately-owned school based around the teachings of learning Arabic was under-recognized by the public.
I was immediately intrigued to hear as to why this story needed to be told. So, I contacted owner and founder Sultan Kaddoura, 38, and student Erin Van Overloop, to set up interviews.
- By Andrea Dion
Growing up as a non-believer in a family of Catholics
Red velvet poinsettias are scattered about the foyer of the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish. The relatively tiny church on Edmonton Trail is packed with God's flock donning the finest duds. The priest stands at the altar, his voice a compassionate and welcoming falsetto, a band of gold and white around his neck. It must be Christmas time.
- By Guillermo Barraza