Policy critic says outreach programs a fine balance
With the spring sitting of the Alberta legislature starting this week, education will quickly become a focus as cabinet minister Thomas Lukaszuk introduces his newly-drafted education act.
- By LAURA LUSHINGTON
Community considers old Alexandra School a historic site despite province's refusal to grant recognition
Lining Inglewood's main street is a blending of old stone and red-brick buildings, rich with grainy textures and colours ranging from hazy banana-yellow to faded fire-engine red.
Woven among dusty low-rises are an old-fashioned candy store, Italian pizzeria and antique shops boasting silver Islamic chairs and wooden Chinese drawers. The community stretching along 9th Avenue S.E. is the oldest neighbourhood in Calgary.
- By APRIL IP
Somali Youth League Society's language classes bridge communication gap in families
Imagine not being able to communicate with your family members because you can't speak the same language.
This is the reality for the 15 or so families who attended the opening night of Somali language classes at Pineridge School in northeast Calgary on Jan. 28.
- By CORINNE SATO
Plenty of trees part of design to revitalize areas impacted by line construction
With construction of the west LRT set to be completed in the spring of 2013, the City of Calgary unveiled plans for the landscaping that will occur in the southwest communities through which the new line will run.
- By KARRY TAYLOR