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    • Alberta Rum

      Canada is not particularly famous for producing rum, and Alberta even less so.  I’m not even sure that we can lay claim to the Screech...

    • Socializing your dog

      For the first 8 weeks of a puppy’s life it is being taught the ways of the world by mommy dog. Observing what happens in...

    • MLA report August 16

      Hello Chestermere! I am sitting here looking out at the sky, smelling the beautiful rain.  I am truly happy for the moisture, but being a...

    • What I’ve been hearing from you this summer

      Over the last month, I have been all over our riding knocking on doors of homes and businesses. I’ve also been meeting with municipal officials...

    • The Connections We Crave

        Many people in our community crave deeper connections, but we are not always sure where to find them. This craving for real relationships, healthy...

    • “He did what???”

      Whether your dog is a puppy new to your house or an older guy, one thing they have in common is opportunism. If something looks...

    • An Apple A Day

      Faithful readers may recall that I try to make an annual pilgrimage to the Okanagan Valley, that heavenly little spot of Canadian wine country that...

    • Needing a Neighbour

      It was late one night when my uncle burst through our front door with panic and joy in his eyes. I was young, maybe six,...

    • MLA report

      Hello Chestermere, My submission this week is a speech by Retired RCMP officer Bob Gray the president of the Army, Navy and Airforce.  Bob is...

    • Physical activity can benefit your mental health

      The benefits of exercise are widely known to maintain a healthy body, reduce stress, improve sleep, and prevent potential health issues.  However, there are also...