Calgary leaders hope for good things from new culture minister
As Alberta's newest premier, Alison Redford struck a chord with constituent voters with her pledge to change health care and education.
Less well known, but still as important, is her stance on arts and culture in Alberta.
- By DANIELLE SEMRAU
Smaller facilities one option being looked at, says interest-group member
The recent news of the denial of public-private partnership (P3) funding from Private-Public Partnerships Canada was not only a shock to city officials, but also to the citizens who have spent countless hours on committees for proposed recreation centres in Calgary's southeast and northwest quadrants.
- By CORINNE SATO
Creative fundraising project helps AIDS programs for women and children in Africa
Twenty-something Calgarian Tarin Arndt is proving that being a do-gooder is possible at any age. Just over a year ago, she founded a non-profit fundraising project called T4A Apparel, which supports women and children suffering from AIDS in Africa.
- By CORINNE THIESSEN
Local fundraiser aims to raise morale of Salvadoran flood victims
It's a quiet and snowy evening in northeast Calgary, but the tiny kitchen inside the Whitehorn Community Association Centre is bursting with activity.
Every available surface is occupied by food: giant vats of soup sit between bowls full of simmering vegetables, and endless stacks of tortilla-like pupusas, a traditional Salvadoran dish, can be seen in every corner.
- By KRYSTAL NORTHEY