Alexandra Daignault was at a coffee shop in downtown Calgary purchasing a tea. Challenged with the task of thinking about resistance in everyday experiences for a university class, Daignault asked herself a question: What if tea could be sold to support marginalized individuals in local community?
Language is a key tool humans have created to interact with each other but there are still those, like people with dyslexia, that struggle with interpreting the written symbols, words and letters. And a common mistake is correlating dyslexia and lack of intelligence
The Cilic brothers, Ivan and Marko, hail from Bosnia-Herzegovina, where their father was a beekeeper. However, after moving to Canada, they pursued other interests until they joined with a local brewmaster to open Burwood, one of Calgary’s newest distilleries.
When you walk into Hanna’s Design & Alterations, almost every inch of the small store is lined with various garments. At the centre of it all is the owner Hanna Prochownik, travelling back and forth between the sewing machine in the back and the steady flow of customers in the front.