January Pictures of the Month

Included in the 2021 January Pictures of the Month: Ice skating at Bowness Park; a herd of deer near Balzac; anti-mask protests; Calgary sunsets; Foodies in the Park pop-up domes; Ice skating at Olympic Plaza; musical artists getting creative under COVID-19 restrictions; snow-covered landscapes near Glenmore Reservoir; Canada Geese in the snow; cross-country skiers at Calgary’s East Village Nordic Track; and much much more. We hope you enjoy the images our photographers captured this month.

A woman holding a sign asking to end the current lockdown measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every week, demonstrations against the current COVID-19 restrictions take place outside of the Calgary courthouse and are followed by a march calling for freedom. (Photo by Omar Sherif/The Press)
A group of demonstrators march in downtown Calgary Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. Every week, a ÒFreedom WalkÓ takes place to demand that the current lockdown measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. (Photo by Omar Sherif/The Press)
Protesters march through downtown Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. Our freedom of expression is guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. (Photo by Wendy Marchuk/The Press)
Cross country skier going up the gentle slope on the south side of the East Village Nordic Track in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. A fun outdoor activity in the city at Fort Calgary. (Photo by Wendy Marchuk/The Press)
Calgarians out braving the cold during the cities polar vortex at Bowness Park in Calgary on January 25, 2021. (Photo by Jacquelyn Burchell/SAIT)
A Canadian goose float on the Bow River in Calgary on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Despite the name, these geese can be found around all North America, parts of Europe, and even as far as New Zealand. (Photo by Christopher Anderson/SAIT)
People ice skating in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. This was the first cold day in Calgary. The few weeks prior the weather was beautiful, but still with this cold weather people are still out. (Photo by Rouland Majrlo Atis/SAIT)
Despite the drop in temperature over the weekend, a few Calgarians were still out and about in the cold in Calgary on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Earlier in January, meteorologists and climatologists predicted an incoming Polar Vortex, which would bring colder weather than what Calgary had seen in the past few weeks. The predicted low and high are -15ºC and -12ºC for today. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)
A group of Calgarians walking on the Glenmore Reservoir toward Weaselhead Park in Calgary on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. The trees covered in frost and the Glenmore Reservoir frozen over for the winter. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/SAIT)
Hemen Tor-Agbidye, known as The Blue musically, performs in his apartment for his fans via an Instagram livestream in Calgary on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The Blue has been performing since he was 16 and will have an album coming out later this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it impossible for fans of music to go to live shows, so artists have been getting creative in order to continue connecting with their fans. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)
A mother and her child pause during their walk beside the Bowness Skating Trail at Bowness park in Calgary on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Calgarians were treated to a mild Thursday afternoon ahead of the slightly colder weekend coming up. (Photo by Jack Carter/SAIT)
A cyclist rides a fat bike through Bowness park in Calgary on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Calgarians were treated to a mild Thursday afternoon ahead of the slightly colder weekend coming up. (Photo by Jack Carter/SAIT)
A child warms his hands near a fire pit at Bowness Park in Calgary on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Skaters enjoy the 1.6 km ice track next to the Bow River. The park is highly used for many sport activities in winter. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)
A woman skates at the Olympic Plaza during a blue afternoon in Calgary on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Dozens of people enjoy public skating while others are in line due to the limited number of people allowed on the ice. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)
Attendees of Frozen Jungle, presented by Foodies in the Park, enjoy their meals in pop-up domes at the Devonian Gardens in Calgary on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Due to the change in COVID-19 restrictions, the start of the event was delayed by about a week. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)
The sunsets after an unseasonably warm week on the West end of Calgary on December 4, 2020. With little-to-no snow found in the city after an unusually high temperature week, Calgarians get another glimpse of Autumn-like sunsets. (Photo by Jacquelyn Burchell/SAIT)
Protestors demonstrated against the use of masks, called for the defunding of the media, and questioned the validity of the COVID-19 virus and potential vaccine in Calgary on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. According to a police estimate, about 400 people showed up to the demonstration. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)
Protestors demonstrated against the use of masks, called for the defunding of the media, and questioned the validity of the COVID-19 virus and potential vaccine in Calgary on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. According to a police estimate, about 400 people showed up to the demonstration. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)
A stitched panoramic photo of several houses located in Glenpatrick Court in Cochrane decorated with many Christmas lights on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. The owners of the houses set up the decorations in true Christmas spirit and have set up a drop off bin for food donations to the local food bank. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)
A herd of deer seen together on someone’s property in Balzac on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. The herd lives in this rural neighbourhood and are spotted frequently by the community. Many homeowners have tried to install higher fences to keep them out of their gardens, unfortunately for the homeowners, the deer didn’t seem to take the hint. (Photo by Chelsea Blyth/The Press) Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Photo by Chelsea Blyth/The Press)
Two visitors sit socially distanced on a bench overlooking the ice as other people skate past at Bowness park in Calgary on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Calgarians were treated to a mild Thursday afternoon ahead of the slightly colder weekend coming up. (Photo by Jack Carter/SAIT)
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