Behind the signs: Calgary Women’s March on Washington attendees show diverse motivations

A Show of Solidarity

One might expect a women’s march to attract the attention of women, but at the Calgary Women’s March earlier this January many men also participated to show their solidarity and support.

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Carbon Pricing: A Q&A with economist Trevor Tombe

As the world looks for climate change action, Alberta is getting praise for its carbon tax but also criticism for its growing oil sands emissions. In an interview on Nov. 28, 2016 with reporter Laura Stewart, University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe explained what the carbon tax will or won’t do to our economy and our emissions.

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Quebec city mosque shooting opens discussion about Islamophobia in Calgary

Islamophobia. The prejudice or hate against the Islamic community is generally rarely discussed in Calgary. However, many Muslims like Aisha Birani and Fatima Zulfikar, are affected by the issue regularly.

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Big changes made to Alberta’s electricity market – but are they enough?

In early November, last year, Alberta’s plan to phase out coal appeared to be headed for an ugly showdown with utility companies.

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