The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Spruce Meadows offers Calgarians a place to grieve over Hickstead

Blackwell thumbThe sun warms the ground of the empty International Ring at Spruce Meadows. It's hard to believe that just two months ago the stands were filled with nearly 90,000 people as Canadian rider Eric Lamaze and his horse, Hickstead, won the $1-million CN International Grand Prix.

It's even harder to believe the "superstar" stallion is no longer with us.

Twenty-seven students awarded bursaries in names of MRU alumni who died in battle

military-thumbLight sobs and sniffles were heard during a two-minute silence after bagpipers led a procession to the front of a stage at Mount Royal University on Nov. 8, which hosted the first annual Military Memorial event as one of its centennial initiatives.

Local businessman funds 'field of crosses' for Remembrance Day

Kadri thumbOn Friday, Nov. 4, officials from the Calgary Poppy Fund and the United States paid their respects to the American veterans who fought and died alongside Canadian forces.

Retailers look at Calgary locations in their expansion plans

Taylor thumbOn the morning of Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. sharp, the barred doors to Victoria's Secret in Southcentre Mall slid open and the crowd hustled inside.

Customers encountered a dark front room filled with luxurious, lacy lingerie. On the walls were black-and-white photos of the famous Victoria's Secret supermodels. A back room was accented with pink, and scents like the Very Sexy fragrance filled the air.