Hello Calgary Journal Subscribers!
My name is Josh, and I (along with my colleague Samreen) will be bringing you the Journal newsletter for the next three months. Spring is finally upon us, and so are a bunch of new stories from our journalists.
- Stardale Women’s Group shine a light on issues faced by Indigenous girls and women Take an inside look at the creation of the Stardale Women’s Group. Founder Helen McPhaden discusses how Stardale uses films to raise awareness to the issues faced by Indigenous girls and women.
- City of Calgary announces alcohol designated sites at parks If you’re looking for a fun place to grab a drink this summer, The City of Calgary has created specific park spaces that allow alcohol consumption from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Market Collective gets behind the small business owner Local business owners were thrilled with the Market Collective event, which aimed to help provide a space for entrepreneurs to share their products.
The Battle of Alberta has been the talk of the town recently, as the Calgary Flames are currently battling the Edmonton Oilers in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in more than 30 years! Included below is our Flames playoff coverage.
I look forward to providing an update for you all again in June!
— Josh Werle, newsletter editor
Calgary news round-up
Below are some news stories from other Calgary sources that I felt were interesting and informative. Plus a special bonus read that creatively highlights how much has changed in our city since the Flames last played the Oilers in the playoffs.
- The privatization of garbage collecting in Calgary: Sprawl Calgary
- Mayor promises ‘significant update’ on new Calgary arena: CTV
- Calgary Stampede ramps up hiring after 2 summers cut back by pandemic: CBC
- The last Battle of Alberta was in 1991. Here’s how Calgary is different – and how it remains the same
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