Hello Calgary Journal Subscribers and happy Ramadan!
We are almost there! As the semester winds down we have a fresh batch of new stories for you. Also, this past St. Patrick’s day weekend, the MRU Women’s hockey team won the USPORTS national championship. Congratulations!
There’s a good range of stories and galleries for you today, so happy reading and be sure to check out calgaryjournal.ca for all stories and event coverage.
This edition of the newsletter features some of our top new stories:
- Intergenerational storytelling: Women share their experiences at library event The Calgary Central Library’s International Women’s Day event brought together women of all ages to share their stories in an intergenerational storytelling event.
- Q&A: Breaking down the 2023 Alberta budget with MRU political scientist Lori Williams Reporter Samreen Ahmed spoke to Lori Williams, a political scientist at Mount Royal University, to break down the budget and learn how these numbers may impact voters’ choices in the upcoming provincial election.
- Corinna Chong’s new short story collection focuses on the physical and emotional body Over the past 15 years, author Corinna Chong wrote short stories for a number of journals and publications. These stories are now being published as a collection in her upcoming book, The Whole Animal.
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Calgary celebrated its fourth annual Chinook Blast Festival with freezing temperatures for the opening weekend…
Muslim women’s shelter hosts high tea fundraiser amidst growing pressures
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The Electric Highway Festival is back this weekend and better than ever
Calgary is about to be electrified once again with music, art, and all-around good vibes at the annual Electric Highway festival…
In case you missed it…
Alberta Ballet’s production of Giselle re-envisions the magic of a classic tale
My Happy Place
We all have them. Places in the city where we go when we need a reset, to feel ourselves again. From secret swings to Saddledomes, here are some of the spots in Calgary that bring our editors joy, great and small.
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