The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Calgary cocktail bar Proof may be famous for their variety of high-end cocktails to order, but on June 7 they broke the mold and threw their hat in the ready-to-drink canned beverage ring, launching their new Gin Citrus Punch. 

Summer is usually wedding season, but 2020 is a little bit different with the ongoing pandemic and restrictions on gatherings. As some couples move forward with more intimate ceremonies, live streams and elopements, others are postponing until next year and beyond. 

Blood has been something hanging over the gay community for decades — since the emergence of HIV and AIDS in Canada in the early 1980s. This long and troubling history has had major impacts on the gay community, which have left a legacy to this day.

When Thaer Abuelhaija was a child, he would travel to visit his grandmother in Jordan. One of his strongest memories from those visits was watching her meet with her friends to smoke shisha.