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Our Team

Learn about the journalists that brought you this website and story

Lily Dupuis

 Lead Reporter & Developer

Lily Dupuis (she/her) is a bilingual writer and multimedia journalist currently based in Moh'kins'tsis (Calgary, AB). She has a Bachelor of Communication with a major in Journalism and Digital Media and a minor in Sociology.


As a reporter for the Calgary Journal, Lily has reported on politics, documented arts and culture, investigated social issues, and profiled underrepresented voices throughout the city.


For this story on Alberta's syphilis outbreak, Lily took on a leadership role. The stories were written by Lily, as she managed the bulk of the reporting and research. She also collaborated with Megan Creig on website design.

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Megan Creig

Graphic Designer & Reporter

Megan Creig (she/her) is a multimedia reporter based in Moh'kins'tsis (Calgary, AB).


Her writing has been published in the Calgary Journal and The Reflector. She has reported on a wide range of topics, from hard news to feature articles, through a variety of mediums.

Megan looks towards expanding her knowledge through the connections she builds and stories she learns.

For this story on Alberta's syphilis outbreak, Megan designed infographics, conducted an audio interview with Astrid Cunanan, and collaborated with Lily Dupuis on website design.

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Astrid Cunanan

Videographer & Reporter

Astrid Cunanan (she/her) is a writer and journalist based in Moh'kins'tsis (Calgary, AB). 


Currently completing her Bachelor of Communication; majoring in Journalism and Digital Media, with a minor in Marketing, graduating April 2023. She is particularly passionate about covering arts and culture, climate change, and conducting research on creativity as a 21st-century learning objective.

Astrid is interested in capturing moments through videography and photography.

For this story on Alberta's syphilis outbreak, Astrid conducted an interview with Megan Creig and managed the production of videos.

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Abbie Riglin

Videographer & Reporter

Abbie Riglin (she/her) is a writer and multimedia reporter currently residing in Moh'kins'tsis (Calgary, AB).

Her interests lie in human rights as well as culture and arts.

For this story on Alberta's syphilis outbreak, Abbie collaborated on photography, interviewed, and filmed the website's video content.

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Made in partnership with the Calgary Journal

This story was published April 5, 2023, in partnership with the Calgary Journal. The Calgary Journal is a community news service produced by students and supported by faculty at Mount Royal University’s Journalism & Digital Media program


Produced by Mount Royal University journalism and broadcast students, the Calgary Journal, Article 1,, and are public-facing community news and information vehicles, supervised by faculty at MRU. Interviews, photos, videos, audio and related content may be published on one, or any combination of these websites and publications. Students, who also produce related social media content  across multiple channels, are supervised by faculty and guided by our ethics code, available here: For questions, contact our publishing managing editor, associate professor Archie McLean,


Oki. We are grateful to live and work in the traditional territories of the Niitsita’pi and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai, Tsuut’ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda. The Blackfoot name of this place where the Bow River meets the Elbow River is Moh’kins’tsis, which we now call Calgary. The city is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.

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