Newspaper defends publicizing sex offenders' names and photos
On Sept. 15, the Calgary Sun published a front-page story titled, "Hundreds of convicted predators among us." The print edition cover featured pictures of 10 convicted sexual offenders released on parole.
- By Gordo Williamson
Playground equipment recycled to bring joy to children across the world
For many children across the world, however, a playground is unheard of and some kids may not know how to play on one.
- By COURTNEY URBANI
Shawnee-Evergreen Community Association addresses residents' concerns
Dozens of outraged residents gathered at the Peace Lutheran Church on Oct. 17 for the annual general meeting of the Shawnee-Evergreen Community Association (SECA).
Stripping down and re-developing the centerpiece of the community, the Shaw-Nee Slopes Golf Course, was the primary concern on residents' minds.
- By SUNJEEV PRASAD
Organization focused on educating caregivers about child sexual abuse
According to a cross-country study commissioned by the Canadian government in 1984 known as the Badgley Report, however, 95 per cent of children who are sexually abused know their abuser. The report also suggests that one in three girls and one in six boys will experience an unwanted sexual act.
- By RACHAEL FREY