U of C presents Vandana Shiva with prestigious award.
“People have lost touch that they are one with the earth,” Vandana Shiva said in a speech after receiving the Calgary Peace Prize at U of C on Sept. 25. Shiva, who received the award for her passion for ecology, women’s rights, and social justice, said that people need to turn away from consumerism and turn towards planet preservation.
- By Dayla Brown
Program not yet available for all smart phones
The City of Calgary parks and transportation departments have launched a brand new mobile smart phone application, or app, to assist Calgary cyclists in navigating the bicycle pathways.
- By VANESSA GILLARD
Problems may arise with inclusive classrooms, critics say
Cherlynn White is one of many Alberta parents who are frustrated with the Calgary public school system.
She fought for years with the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) to get her son, Brayden, tested for a learning disorder. According to White, the CBE refused testing because his needs weren't considered high enough.
- By THOMI OLSON
Expensive pass fees and little parking space force many to rely on inefficient transit
While Calgary's new LRT line slowly creeps west, thousands of students at Mount Royal University continue to ask the same question: why trains are not stopping at their school.
Many students see the need for sustainable transportation, but don't believe the current bus system is a viable alternative to driving to campus.
- By SCOTT TAYLOR