A new program highlights impact of local businesses on Calgary's economy
To Calgarians, Muttley Crue is not just a spelling error of the name of a 1980s hair band. It's actually quite the opposite, as it creates less pollution than the band's supersized hairspray containers and cartons of cigarettes.
Muttley Crue is a small business in the northwest community of Bridgeland, and is the only 100 per cent organic and sustainable dog-grooming facility in the city.
- By STEPHANIE WATT
Community comes together for annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
Twenty-eight names were read at Calgary's annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a community event that memorializes those who have been killed in the past year due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.
- By SILVIA PIKAL
Program helps local churches develop villages
Enns left Calgary in 2009 to work for the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee as a program consultant, which has landed him in a partnership with different districts in Tanzania. His role is to offer technical support while creating development plans on how to help local churches reach out to their local community.
- By DAYLA BROWN
How a local non-profit organization is making a big difference with a little light bulb
From a little white house nestled amongst the skyscrapers of downtown Calgary, local non-profit organization Light Up The World is attempting to conquer a hefty goal: to bring light to the roughly 1.4 billion people across the world who have no access to electricity.
- By TANIS BROWN