The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


While the City of Calgary is expanding its use of beet juice to de-ice slippery streets, its use is by no means widespread due to infrastructure costs.
Transgender people are struggling to navigate Alberta’s complex medical system. Alberta publicly funds transition surgeries such as top and bottom surgery and require individuals to receive a diagnosis of gender dysphoria to receive funding.

In two years time, Calgary will be home to the new Indigenous Gathering Place. It will be a place for urban Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous peoples dedicated to supporting Indigenous cultural practices.

Chris Turner locks his bike to a stand and walks into the Bike and Brew along 1 Avenue N.E. in Bridgeland. While there’s no snow on the ground yet, he is dressed for the cold and has to take off a few layers of clothing before he sits down to enjoy a cup of coffee.