The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Calgary was buzzing about the concept of legalizing cannabis in 2018, but untested policies and government run organizations, such as the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) posed a concern for the industry.

Some retailers are voicing concerns about AGLC’s regulations restricting the sale and profitability of small businesses in this new market.

After the legalization of marijuana, bylaws prevent students from smoking in public spaces which includes their university, but some SAMRU staff are looking to change that. Video produced by Sam Nar and Isabelle Bennett
Shortly after the legalization of cannabis on Oct. 17, 2018, the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) released a statement regarding their eagerness to implement a designated cannabis area on campus.
Since its introduction in 2016, Calgary’s green cart program has reduced the amount of food and yard waste ending up in landfills by 50 per cent.

Mount Royal University students noticed a gap in representation at the Calgary-Elbow candidate forum on March 28, but Alberta Party incumbent Greg Clark said this is typical of the United Conservative Party.

“It’s back to the old PC arrogance that lost them the election in 2015. Albertans see through it, and I think we deserve better than that.”