“We are building a community. It’s getting more solid every day; it’s growing like a weed. If we get to the point that we can build a huge family, the city can’t ignore us anymore.”
This year’s Chinese New Year festivities were, as always, dynamic and colourful as Calgary’s Chinese community celebrated the Year of the Horse at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre between January 31 and February 15, 2014. The Year of the Horse is considered to be a lucky year by the Chinese people.
Throwing a birthday party is often times very last on the list for struggling families in Calgary, but with a little help they can accomplish this. The Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank helps families throw birthday parties for their children that they otherwise might not have had.
With her unmistakable flowing and curly locks, Shannon Szabados is known to hockey fans as the goaltender who famously backstopped Team Canada to a gold medal victory over the United States in Vancouver in 2010.