The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Young people seeking alternate means of social engagement

Waldner thumbTwo-and-a-half months after the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta elected a new leader and premier of Alberta, another leader has been put into power in the party: not for the head of the group itself, but rather a head of their youth.

How residents help to create great neighbourhoods

Lushington thumbWith Calgary continuing to grow outward, new subdivisions are up on the outskirts of our city, and with new communities come new community associations.

There are 148 community associations currently operating in Calgary, said Leslie Evans, executive director of the Federation of Calgary Communities.

Transit advocacy group suggests looking to Vancouver for positive examples

Guthrie thumbThe introduction of an independent transit commission would mean city council would have reduced control over the governance of Calgary Transit, in hopes to better monitor complaints.

Rural community of Bearspaw finds difficulty in community 'togetherness'

Defreitas thumbIn today's fast-paced world, volunteering is an alien concept to some of us.

Some of our busy schedules — full of work, tasks, school, kids and more work — may leave no time to join a club or organization that actually requires our over-worked physical bodies to be present.