Hello, Calgary Journal readers!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful November so far and is adjusting well to the winter climate.
The Calgary Journal has produced more than 60 new stories this term! Our journalists and editors have been working together to create the best stories possible — covering the uniqueness of our community and city.
Here is a list of our sections and newly released pieces:
3 issues to watch as Danielle Smith prepares to enter the legislature
Where to commemorate Remembrance Day in Calgary “Remembrance Day is a time to honour those who have dedicated their lives to serving this country, past and present.”
Wellness summit puts spotlight on immigrant youth mental health ‘My greatest hope is that we can make a difference in people’s lives, that they feel more comfortable to reach out to their families, to their friends, to their doctors…’
New research warns that using cannabis with THC may be harmful during pregnancy “A Calgary researcher warns that the use of cannabis containing THC may not be safe during pregnancy.”
Arab Film Nights Festival celebrates a decade of dismantling stereotypes
“Arab Film Nights Festival celebrated its 10th Anniversary from Oct. 7 to 9. On the first night, Globe Cinema screened two Arab films which dismantled refugee stereotypes.”
Small fall fairs make a big difference to local artisans
“Despite their size, smaller craft fairs often play a big role in the lives of local artists, opening doors for new business opportunities and creative outlets, especially for new creators.”
Flames rollercoaster start matches their up and down offseason
“While losing three longtime Flames was an emotional one for the organization and its fanbase, the club also added former Florida Panthers Huberdeau and Mackenzie Weegar, who were both acquired via trade, as well as Stanley Cup champion Nazem Kadri, via free agency.”
How Calgary’s top soccer stars abroad performed in October
“Soccer fever in the city is rising as the Canadian men’s national team prepares to compete in their first World Cup in 36 years. With that in mind, we have rounded-up six Calgary players who are starring in top leagues in Europe, some getting ready for the Cup.”
The Green Podcast: Zero-waste living tips to adopt following Canada’s Waste Reduction Week
“Our first episode features Green Calgary coordinators Grace Wark and Mafe Barrera, who will be discussing living a zero-waste lifestyle. With Waste Reduction Week in Canada occurring from Oct. 17 to 23, now is the time to learn some recycling tips!”
Local western boutique owner overcomes tragedy, opens dream shop
“Elysian is an adjective for “beautiful or creative; divinely inspired; peaceful and perfect.” On Mar. 5, 2020, Elysian Boutique Co. made its debut through social media and opened an online store less than two months later.”
VIDEO: Calgary’s Tattoo and Arts festival hits record number of artists
Calgary Cat Festival is a purr-fect help for local animal rescue groups
Video: Reptile and amphibian enthusiasts gather to celebrate Calgary Reptile Expo
Good Story: Indigenous Opera reflects on the residential school system through music
“Hill goes on to explain how this particular Indigenous musical project feels special to him as the stories they are working with are coming straight from the composer’s lived experience.”
Thank you all for checking out our latest stories! Keep an eye out for our next newsletter, which will feature our coverage of the 2022 World Cup!
— Josh Werle, newsletter editor
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