The Calgary Journal
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Chris Turner locks his bike to a stand and walks into the Bike and Brew along 1 Avenue N.E. in Bridgeland. While there’s no snow on the ground yet, he is dressed for the cold and has to take off a few layers of clothing before he sits down to enjoy a cup of coffee.

Amy Campbell from Lloydminster, Alta., is a domestic violence survivor and knows first-hand the horrors of violent homes.

“I was young, I was blind [to the potential for violence], and I had no idea what was going on in my life because I had never seen abuse before,” Campbell told the Calgary Journal.

For the last five to 10 years, wildfires have caused a great deal of turmoil to those deeply affected. The Kenow fire for instance, greatly ravaged Waterton and left 30 per cent of the park burned in the summer of 2018.

Hundreds of Calgarians braved the cold January air to march down to city hall on Saturday, for the third annual March On event supporting and rallying for women's rights. The event originally started in 2017 rallying against women’s socio-economic oppression