The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Calgarians gather downtown to have their voices heard

Neumeier thumb"Never doubt that a small group of concerned citizens can change the world."

That slogan was one of many that could be heard echoing throughout downtown Calgary on Saturday afternoon as hundreds of Calgarians took to the streets in support of Occupy Calgary, a peaceful demonstration whose overall purpose and message is as varied as it is passionate.

The living dead still walk despite Occupy Calgary protest

Wither thumbZombies were spotted in Calgary over the weekend, as a mass group of slow-moving, undead bodies marched with empty eyes and emotionless expressions throughout our city for the 2011 Calgary Zombie Walk.

With blood drizzling down faces, and guts and bones dangling from bodies, the scene was like a horror movie come to life.

Onlookers cheered, whistled and shouted as building imploded and collapsed

Taylor thumbIt was a sad day for those gathered to watch the demolition of the historic Ogden federal grain elevator.

By 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16, there was already much chatter amongst crowd members as they took some time to share their memories of the 98-year-old building, currently owned by Cargill.

Five years after devastating fire, town's fire chief pays tribute to community

Gilbart thumbOn May 16, 2011, people throughout Canada were glued to their television screens, watching in horror as a blazing fire ripped through the town of Slave Lake, Alta.

Now, five months later, residents of the rural Alberta town are working on rebuilding their lives; brick by brick, house by house.