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In Part 1 of this article, I described the very real problem facing those accused of gang-related crimes here in Calgary.
The Calgary press, and to a large degree the Calgary Police, seem obsessed with the concept of "gangs.
There are several factors that may result in a higher risk of gang activity among youths.
Most adult Calgarians will remember a time about a decade ago when Calgary was gripped by fear.
The word "gang" inspires fear for many in Calgary, but none know just how damaging the idea of gangs can be more than the family and friends of alleged gang...
If you read a newspaper, or, more likely, spot the headlines online, or pay any attention to the Calgary news whatsoever, you've probably seen a lot of stories in the...
The very word "gang" calls to mind a group of violent thugs looking to create conflict with the rest of their community.
Calgary has seen its fair share of gang-related violence, more than its fair share, according to some, though historically Calgary was and is one of the safest and least violent...