The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Energy Diet Challenge spreads message to Calgarians about responsible use of resources

Clark thumbWith the holiday season approaching, the urge to over-indulge is strong.

So in order to avoid excess, Ajay Khiroya, a Calgary banker, decided to put himself and his family on a strict diet.

Recent changes in UK visa application process creates added barriers for travellers

Egan thumbWith a folder full of government-issued identification and personal documents in one hand and a Tim Hortons double-double coffee in the other, Olive Brough, 20, made the three-hour drive to Edmonton, Alta. from Calgary to get the biometric scan required for her United Kingdom migrant work visa.

Community associations attempting to implement new traffic control measures

Kane thumbWe've all done it — seen the back-up of traffic in front of us as we make our way down the road during the early morning commute, and decided to take a shortcut in the hopes we would be able to make it to work on time.

But do we ever stop to think about the consequences of our time saving ventures?

Local research facility works to introduce students and adults to astronomy

thumb Z rothneyobservatory3Perhaps you have never heard of the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory.

Viewed from Highway 22 near Priddis, Atla., the small collection of buildings that makeup the facility look rather unremarkable.