The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Local entrepreneur speaks out to young women, encouraging them to be all they can be

Han thumbIn addition to founding the popular Mountain Crest Brewing Company, Manjit Minhas, 31, co-owns and oversees the daily activity of a United States beer company named Minhas Craft Brewery, officially making her and her brother the youngest brewery owners in the world. In an inspirational speech for Young Women of Inspiration on Nov. 16, Minhas shared the struggles she has faced in her career.

A new program highlights impact of local businesses on Calgary's economy

Watt thumbTo Calgarians, Muttley Crue is not just a spelling error of the name of a 1980s hair band. It's actually quite the opposite, as it creates less pollution than the band's supersized hairspray containers and cartons of cigarettes.

Muttley Crue is a small business in the northwest community of Bridgeland, and is the only 100 per cent organic and sustainable dog-grooming facility in the city.

Community comes together for annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

thumb silvia-pikal-candlelightTwenty-eight names were read at Calgary's annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a community event that memorializes those who have been killed in the past year due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.

Program helps local churches develop villages

DBrown thumbWhen Chris Enns created a farming development plan in Tanzania, Africa, he expected 20 to 30 farmers to emerge. Instead, he was faced with 200.

Enns left Calgary in 2009 to work for the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee as a program consultant, which has landed him in a partnership with different districts in Tanzania. His role is to offer technical support while creating development plans on how to help local churches reach out to their local community.