The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Effort to research and write new book a long journey says editor

Taylor thumbShifting through a century worth of official documents, handwritten notes, scrapbooks and old photographs would be a daunting task on its own. Add to that a year and a half of compiling all the material, self-publishing a book based on it, and the end result is a labour of love.

Local social justice-focused theatre company hosts event to raise money for future projects and charity

Wilt thumbOn Saturday, Nov. 26, a local theatre company threw a party in attempt to confront gendered and racial discrimination.

Ellipsis Tree Collective, which is the only Afrocentric theatre company in Western Canada, hosted its third annual fundraiser at the Old Ant Hill building in Kensington.

Mount Royal students use fundraiser to help spread prostate cancer awareness

Hilts thumbJamie Parker lost his grandfather to prostate cancer, which led Parker to join the worldwide Movember fundraiser this month that aims to fight against the disease.

This of course meant growing a mustache for the whole month of November.

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.