The Calgary Journal
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Vape shops across Calgary have taken a blow from reports of the vaping-related illnesses in the U.S and parts of Canada. As stricter regulations on vaping products approach, Calgary-based vape chain, Alt Vape, has taken matters into their own hands by engaging with the public about the misinformation surrounding vaping.

French swimmer Ben Lecomte recently completed an 80-day trip at sea, bringing attention to the impacts of plastics in the ocean. He swam over 550 kilometres to represent the 300 million tonnes of plastic waste produced each year. Lecomte and his crew will be in Calgary on Friday, Dec. 6 to speak about their findings and how to cut back on plastics.

While Calgary isn’t by the ocean, Lecomte says when it comes to plastics, our actions still have an impact.

Calgary’s infamous Prince House is rumoured to be haunted, but the history and legends of this house along with other nearby historical buildings have opened the door to a profitable business venture for Heritage Park.

Provincial budget cuts to post-secondary education have the potential to impoverish education, according to Lori Williams, an MRU political scientist.