The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Van Iderstine, nostalgic for the golden days of full-service gas stations, builds his ideal version

thumb E Van-IderstineKent Van Iderstine is not shy about his gasoline addiction.

The side door of his Cochrane garage is open to receive the warm, fall, afternoon sunshine, but a security pin pad inside — armed nightly — along with motion sensors and cameras, indicates the regard he holds for his collection.

Professor thrilled to be selected for prestigious event in Guadalajara, Mexico

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 It takes time, training and years of dedication for athletes to make it to the world stage and compete for their country at the Pan American Games. 

Little do people know, that much like athletes it takes years of dedication and preparation to their profession for athletic therapists to be able to represent their country at the games.

How a message in a bottle secured a honeymoon spot for one Calgarian

thumb Adam with Rory"Dear finder of the bottle:

My name is Adam Johnston. I am from Calgary, Alta., Canada. I am on a sailing trip with a company called SALTS – Sailing and Life Training Society.

"In my journey we are travelling from Honolulu to Tahiti. I have dropped this bottle in between the Marquisan Islands and the Tuamota's Islands.

New actors say friendship often a 'lifesaver' during rehearsal of their first professional show

thumb ActorsProfile2When actor Alex Plouffe, 22, prepared to audition for Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) in April, it seemed as if fate was not in his favor.