The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

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Five friends recall how they got together in high school for the love of dance. Graduating didn't keep them apart. They reunited in college for the same reasons of passion — to dance.

The Zwarych brothers have achieved success in their business ventures promoting popular electronic talent

thumb PRESSThe club is packed with people of all ages and races edging toward the dance floor. Everyone is talking excitedly and sipping drinks as the sense of anticipation grows within the venue.

 

Protester challenges very essence of community

BWthumbTavis Ford has been there since the beginning. Reporter Gordo Williamson visited him several times to uncover what makes Tavis tick.

Speaking out: An early introduction

Born in South Africa, in 1970, Tavis Ford came to North Vancouver when he was about four years old. In South Africa, Tavis says his grandfather, Leonard Povall, protested apartheid.

thumb AA2Ray-and-Vi-ONeilFrom orphan to volunteer to Saint Nicholas, Calgarian Ray O'Neil embodies the spirit of Christmas

Santa Claus — that ever-jolly chap who rides on reindeer and fraternizes with little people in pointed, green shoes — acts as a spokesperson for holiday giving. He breaks into childhood imaginations with unfathomable magic. He is retained in memory — even after belief in his existence is tucked away with the tinsel.