A glimpse at the lives behind the bustling downtown district
Photographed by Michael Chan and Danny Luong
Published on Dec. 4
On Sept. 5, 2012, 20-year-old Dillon Buzan was diagnosed with leukemia. While doctors told Buzan that he would likely battle the disease for at least several years, on May 30, 2013 he was told that against the odds he was cancer free. Read his story here.
Photos courtesy of Dillon Buzan and reporter Landon Wesley
Published on Nov. 29
Approximately 3,000 white crosses along Memorial Drive line up row by row symbolizes and pays tribute to the fallen soldiers of southern Alberta. Local businessman Murray McCann and late George Bittman, headed the Calgary Poppy Fund and turned this dream into a reality in 2009. The Field of Crosses is a memorial project funded by the McCann Family Foundation that runs every year in remembrance of those who once stood for our country. Thousands of crosses and daily flag ceremonies were displayed from Nov. 1 to Nov. 12. Laura Vanderkruk, daughter of George Bittman and director for the organization, is carrying on a family tradition and said: “It’s really about the people whose names are on the crosses. It’s incredible to be a part of this.”
Photographed by Ashely Alcantara
Published on November 26, 2013
Opening event features Weasley twins James and Oliver Phelps
Written and photographed by Veronica Pocza
Published on Nov. 26
What is it that makes getting up for work each day worthwhile for these 20-somethings?
By Rachel Kane, Lauren Gilbart and Angela Wither
Published on Nov. 2
On Oct. 5, salsa world champions David Zepeda and Paulina Posadas made a stop in Calgary to host several salsa tutorials and a social dance at the Ballroom and Country Dance Studio. The three workshops included sexy modern bachata, stylized partner work, and women and men's styling. Each of the workshops attracted more than 30 Calgarians. Individuals of all ages participated with various levels of dance experience.
Photos by Larissa Pinhal
Published on Oct. 28
A glimpse into the lifestyles of Calgarians in their 20s.
Photographed by Tanis Brown, Ashton Faulkner, Caitlin Gajdostik, Vern McGill, Angela Wither and Jessica Cameron
Published on Oct. 6
Calgary just received the first Catalys femtosecond laser in Western Canada – which doctors say makes cataract surgery safer and more comfortable for patients at the Southern Alberta Eye Center.
Photographed by Colin McHattie
Published on Oct. 3
Mount Royal University students and faculty gathered on Sept. 25 to protest the Alberta government's latest $147-million budget cut to post-secondary education.
Photographed by Landon Wesley
Published on Oct. 2
Snakes, tarantulas and turtles were on display at the Calgary Reptile Expo, which was held on Sept. 21-22 at Midsun Community Centre.
Photographed by Roxanne Blackwell
Published on Sept. 27
Artists transform abandoned King Edward School before demolition day.
Written and photographed by Laren Pritchard
Published on Sept. 24
Through his words, I discovered a man who loved, laughed, complained, got angry, and missed his family more than he wanted them to know. He was somebody who I wish I had gotten the chance to know.
Photos courtesy of Stephen Taylor
Published on September 18, 2013
Despite the record flooding in southern Alberta that had much of the parade route – as well as the Stampede grounds – under water, Calgarians turned out in force to welcome the 101st Stampede.
Photos courtesy of Kerri Martin
Published: July 12, 2013