The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Calgary woman opens up about being adopted and her quest for closure

JESSTHUMBNAILAt age 24, Jessica Lovatt is taking steps toward connecting with her birth mom for the first time. Born in Calgary and raised in Edmonton, Lovatt says the adoption process was complicated from the beginning.

Resources that make transitioning to vegetarianism a piece of cake 

thumb lushingtonsaladHello Calgary Journal readers! My name is Laura and I am an editor over at the print edition of The Calgary Journal. Silvia, the web editor of Calgary Voices, has asked me to help contribute to the food blog, as I have been slowly transitioning to a vegan lifestyle.

When I first start living the veg-life, I realized I was going to need to do a lot of research to get it right. So, to help you on your veg journey, or your journey to just eat healthier, I have created this list of my favourite veg resources that have helped me learn and grow into my veg life. All the websites offer nutrition information, recipes and tips for healthier eating.

A different kind of personal training offers a no fuss, rough and tough way to get fit


Forget the fancy televisions, towel service, steam rooms and wall to wall mirrors that are included in a typical fitness facility, and take a step into the rugged Curry Barracks for a new take on getting fit.

A Calgary family shares their experiences

thumbnail copy copySome may think a day filled with academics, school sports, homework, and other hobbies sounds like a recipe for exhaustion for young children. However, there have been multiple studies conducted that indicate that this lifestyle can have just the opposite effect.

 Some Calgary families say they agree with such suggestions.