Leadership candidates strive to restore reputation of Progressive Conservative party in the eyes of Albertans
Lukazuk, McIver and Prentice go one-on-one with the Journal
It is inarguable that trust is the buzzword of the 2014 Progressive Conservative leadership election that is taking place Sept.6 (with a possible second round of voting on Sept. 20). It has been and continues to be the chief priority of the three leadership candidates — Thomas Lukaszuk, Ric McIver and Jim Prentice — to convince Albertans that they are the man who can restore trust and confidence in the PC Party after that trust has been severely compromised due to the various controversies surround former Premier Alison Redford. Gaining the trust of party members and Albertan citizens is perhaps not just pivotal to come away with a victory this month, but also to ensure the health of the PC leadership dynasty going forward.
The Royal Canadian Air Force played role in different conflicts during this time period
When you think of the Cold War, the United States and the former Soviet Union are the two countries that come to mind. The conflict was ultimately centered on their conflicting ideological beliefs of capitalism and communism.
These two superpowers locked horns for 35 years by supplying arms to their allies during different military conflicts, competing to become the leader in technology and innovation, and both vied towards having the No. 1 economic system in the world.
On-site construction to begin this month
This facility — which university officials hope becomes the intellectual heart and soul of the university — is slated to open in early 2017.
Along with breaking ground at the Aug. 19 ceremony, the building's design concept was unveiled at the location of the new library on Richard Road S.W., across the street from MRU's new Conservatory and the Bella Concert Hall.
The Calgary Journal's list of the hottest festivals and events happening this month
Venue: Throughout Calgary's downtown core
Experience Calgary's innovative and creative side as the 2nd annual Beakerhead returns to convert the city into one large laboratory over five days with hands-on activities and events. The event focuses on the unification of science and engineering through culture and art. Its wide assortment of activities include parades, installations, live experiments, workshops, pop-up structures, speaker series and more. For more information on the Beakerhead festivities, visit beakerhead.org