The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


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.

'Dog whisperer' credited with changing people's attitudes and behaviours towards their pets

Sato thumbHalloween may be over, but hundreds of people and their dogs received their biggest treat ever when they were able to speak casually with world-renowned "dog whisperer" Cesar Millan on Nov. 3.

Fans waited in line for a couple of hours — in an aisle at the Canadian Tire franchise in Shawnessy, no less — to meet and receive autographs and photos of Millan.

Local organizations attempt to fill bus with food to raise hunger awareness

Guthrie thumbThe 19th annual Stuff-A-Bus event takes place this year on Saturday, Nov. 5 at all 21 Calgary Co-op locations.

Stuff-A-Bus is an incentive where Calgary Transit, Calgary Co-op and the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank come together to raise awareness that hunger happens year-round.