Photo courtesy of Wix. Preparing for the start of the school year is chaotic enough, let alone having to face the uncertainties that COVID-19 poses. At the time of publishing, the Alberta Government has announced that K-12 schools will have a blend of in-person and online learning opportunities for students returning within the next week. Depending on the programs a student is enrolled in, parents can either opt-in to send their kids to school or learn from home. Since there'
Photo courtesy of Getty Images Event Wrap-up For many, 2020 has been a different year to say the least. For the Further Education Society of Alberta, it’s no different. It was back in April when we first announced our Pie in the FESA fundraiser. Little did we know at the time that the single idea of wanting to see the FESA Board Members pied in the face would blossom into a very successful, exciting, unique, messy, and fun fundraising opportunity! We also didn’t realize we wo
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Illustration by Kraig Brachman and Mariah Wilson In less than three weeks, we'll reach the end of our successful "Pie in the FESA" fundraiser that, to date, has brought in over $7,000. In just five months, FESA's fearless Board Members have been able to overcome the hurdles posed by COVID-19 to raise money for a cause that's near and dear to their hearts — accessible literacy and educational programs. Even though the three Board Members with the highest amount of money raised
Illustration by Kraig Brachman Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Calgary, the local government introduced a new bylaw on August 1 that requires Calgarians to wear a face covering if they use public transit and ridesharing services, enter an indoor business or use a city facility (like recreation centres or City Hall). While there are some exceptions to this rule, most people are not off the hook. For people who refuse to wear a face covering, they'll be fined $50 a