The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Overcoming cancer, and expressing his journey

thumbnail copy copy copyLooking at the bright smile on his face, and seeing the passion for life in his eyes, one would never expect to learn that 53-year-old graphic designer/painter Doug Driediger had come face-to-face with a cancer that could have taken his life only six years ago.

Saucy, red-hot and risqué, burlesquercise helps ladies discover their inner vixen

thumbnail copy copy copy copyMention "burlesque" to some folks and they retract in bashfulness and dismiss the subject as some sort of taboo.

The image of scantily clad Christina Aguilera, perhaps even – heaven forbid – nude women flash into mind and usually blushing ensues.

Novy says she remains hopeful despite years of turmoil

NOVYTHUMBNovy, a single mom in Calgary, grew up in multiple foster homes. This is a story about how she has remained hopeful despite years of abuse.

Food and Wine Festival offers local cuisine and alcohol from all over the globe

winethumbThe Calgary Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival was the place to be last Friday night for foodies and wine connoisseurs alike.

At 14 years old, the biggest food and wine festival in Calgary appeared to be in its absolute prime.