The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


With the news that Calgary City Council voted to move forward with its 2026 Olympics bid process, now holding a public plebiscite on Nov. 13, residents will soon head to the ballot box to choose between two options:

A higher minimum wage won’t kill jobs.

At least that’s what the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) and the Parkland Institute at the University of Alberta are saying based on their studies of other cities and the data coming from previous minimum wage increases.

For nearly three decades, RESET, or the Rapid Exit from Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking society, has stood watch over the victims of Calgary’s illicit sex trade.

On a cold day in Calgary, Alta., deep in his studio and with a spray can in hand, David Brunning is creating something that may look pretty to some, but controversial to others.