The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Voices

A lack of awareness and resources is making it more difficult for police and advocates to combat young Calgarians who are being sexually exploited.

On April 5, 1994, Andy Amour remembers making a routine telephone call from Edmonton to his aunt in Rwanda. It was two days before the start of the Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi peoples.

With the recent NDP budget cutting $3 million from the Alberta Media Fund, Edmonton filmmaker Shaun Donnelly explains that Alberta is still thriving and will continue to thrive because of the resources and people within the Alberta industry. Donnelly's email was in response to Calgary Journal reporter, Thomas Bogda's story, Alberta NDP re-casts funding for film industry, cuts $3 million from media fund

Late one night at Calgary’s Peters’ Drive-In, Lubna Akl and her three young children found themselves in a terrifying situation. While most Calgarians have special memories connected with the iconic burger and shake restaurant, Akl’s heart raced as she teetered between indignation and horror as a stranger verbally assaulted her with a string of Islamophobic remarks.