The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Winter's bite doesn't stop customers from lining up

thumb Food TruckCalgary's food truck industry is learning to adapt to the long, sometimes harsh winters.

For the customers they serve, it's normally a tough decision when scanning a gourmet, mobile-meal menu, but standing in line outside in the middle of January catching whiffs of the savoury meats and hot 'n' homemade soup could make those choices no contest for any chilled customer.

Canada's new polymer bills more durable, recyclable

$100 thumb"I don't want fake money. I want real money."

That is just one reaction Chasity Hauck , client assistance officer at the Royal Bank of Canada has received regarding the new bank notes now in circulation across Canada.

Search for new location underway

thumb goodlifebarrettThe Good Life Community Bike Shop, a part of the downtown cycling community, will lose its location in Eau Claire Market on Feb. 24 due to its lease terminating after three-and-a-half years.

Wheels keep turning to implement Bike Share program by 2014

Thumb City HallDebate continued at City Hall on Jan. 25 as the Transportation and Transit Committee further considered the proposed Public Bike Share (PBS) system to take effect in Calgary as soon as mid-2014.

Bike sharing is a new approach to urban mobility. The system consists of a fleet of bicycles located at designated stations around the city that can be picked up and dropped off with the simple swipe of a credit card.