The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Ministries reduced and some surprises unveiled


Alberta Premier Alison Redford announced a cabinet Wednesday that mixed new faces with old and reduced the number of ministries from 24 to 21.

Residents left confused and shocked after Thanksgiving shooting

Shooting police tape cop carThe quiet and beautiful neighborhoods of Signal Hill had bright yellow caution tape surrounding the streets yesterday, along with police cars stopping anyone who tried to get through to the other side.

Local advocates hope the move will deter discrimination against trans people

thumb mercedesWEBNear the end of September, two MPs from different parties each introduced a private member's bill in the House of Commons that seeks to protect the rights of trans individuals in Canada.

Legislature building packed for swearing-in ceremony

thumb IMG 1062Alison Redford has officially been sworn in as the 14th premier of Alberta, and the first woman premier of the province.

Redford delivered a heartfelt speech to a packed Legislature building in Edmonton after being sworn in on Friday morning.