In honour of his late son, who publicly acknowledged he was gay, Burke will be marching as marshal in Calgary’s Gay Pride parade
Sep 04, 2015
Canadians were anxious to know what their government has done for Syrian refugees, and what they plan to do next
Sep 04, 2015
Alpha House clients are spending less time in jail and in hospitals thanks to the 24-7 service that helps people grappling with addictions and housing insecurity
Aug 28, 2015
Christianne Boudreau recounts the radicalization of her son Damian Clairmont and argues that banning travel to terror hotbeds misses the ‘root problem’
Aug 14, 2015
Though many professions are working to close the gender gap, elite sport remains a notoriously uneven playing field – but that is changing
Jul 31, 2015
With a drought gripping much of Western Canada, homeowners, business operators and politicians are taking a hard look at water consumption, some for the first time
Jul 24, 2015
The warning was issued Wednesday afternoon as the skies darkened
Jul 22, 2015
Demand for donated food has ballooned as human aftershock of the plunge takes effect, with Fort McMurray alone seeing a 57-per-cent increase in food bank usage
Jul 21, 2015
It’s all in the family for Schneider, who grew up in circuses learning different stunts
Jul 07, 2015
In 1988, when Stampede officials needed a face for their advertisements and posters, they picked the square-jawed cowboy with the scrub-brush mustache
Jul 03, 2015
Allan Maki is a national news reporter and sports writer based in Calgary. He joined the Globe and Mail in 1997 with an extensive sports background having covered Stanley Cup finals, the Grey Cup, Summer and Winter Olympics, the 1980 Miracle on Ice, the 1989 Super Bowl riot and the 1989 earthquake World Series.
As a news reporter, Maki has written about Calgary’s flooding, the political misfortunes of former Alberta premier Alison Redford and how climate change in the Arctic is helping to shrink polar bears.
Maki is a four-time National Newspaper Award finalist in three different categories.
He was named 2001 Sportswriter of the Year by Sports Media Canada. He has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows, authored Pro Football's Greatest Stars and is a member of the Football Reporters of Canada Hall of Fame.