The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Living

Maskan, a project by the Canadian Pakistani Support Group, is Calgary's first transitional house dedicated to new Canadians who are victims of domestic abuse. The home offers a new concept of housing.

What do artists, musicians, small businesses, eateries, skateboarders, Santa Claus, and a cannabis dispensary have in common? The need for an audience — one they will all get throughout the month of December at the 2019 Holiday Market Collective.

Micro-green farm owners, David Barchard and his wife, Kirstin Barchard, turned their lifelong passion for local, quality food into a full-time career, but have struggled with the challenges of running a small, green business.

When Dagoberto Correa moved to Canada in 1977, he was surprised at the lack of resources for immigrants. However, this inspired him to start the Chilean Canadian Association to help new immigrants integrate into Calgary.