The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Elizabeth Hall grew up loving art. Specializing in all forms of painting and sketching, including watercolours and acrylics. But after moving to Airdrie, her growing interest in the world of tattoo artistry prompted her to open her own private tattoo studio. 

“I was an artist my whole life. Like since I was a kid, I never wavered from it. I might've had a few little spots in my life that I might have not been doing as much art, especially in my beginning years of having kids,” said Hall.

Dr. Debbie Luk has been working in optometry for a decade and has won awards for her advocacy work in the field, but she says that vision is still mostly misunderstood by the public she serves.

After rushing to the emergency room with heart-related issues in 2015, 31-year-old Ashley Ti made a new beginning for herself and lost more than 100 pounds. 

Mother of three, Monica Mosoronchon, thought the death of her husband would be the hardest loss. But, after losing her youngest son to an overdose in February 2019, she has been struggling to cope and understand how her role as a mother has changed.