The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Shares violent reality of many African women and children at university conference

Hajnrych thumbA young girl set off to walk into town, along the main road, full of traffic, full of people. She was surrounded by three young boys.

They were former Mai Mai militia who had been demobilized, their guns taken away from them.

Chris McCallum shares his multifaceted journey towards becoming a firefighter at 37

Urbani thumbFrom Zamboni driver to chimney cleaner, from teacher to firefighter, Chris McCallum has done it all.

Originally from of Fort Smith, N.W.T., McCallum has created quite the diverse resume. However, his job-changing journey has landed him the job he always wanted: working for the Calgary Fire Department.

Sense of family and community creates a winning formula

Pollock thumbKarri-Lynn Paul was sitting at home with her newborn baby watching TV when she saw a commercial on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network for a certificate program targeted at aboriginal women.

She quickly scribbled down a phone number and web address, beginning her journey.

Food council seeks to engage government in urban farming practices

Bell thumbWhile the defense of food is a trendy topic these days, few people are willing to step up on a local level to seriously engage in pursuing an ethical, green agenda.

However, a new organization called the Alberta Food Policy Council is doing exactly that.