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Novy says she remains hopeful despite years of turmoil

NOVYTHUMBNovy, a single mom in Calgary, grew up in multiple foster homes. This is a story about how she has remained hopeful despite years of abuse.

Food and Wine Festival offers local cuisine and alcohol from all over the globe

winethumbThe Calgary Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival was the place to be last Friday night for foodies and wine connoisseurs alike.

At 14 years old, the biggest food and wine festival in Calgary appeared to be in its absolute prime.

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.