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    • Big Beer Blues

      Troubling times are ahead for Canada’s oldest brewer.  After laying off 500 people across North America a few years ago, Molson Breweries have once again...

    • Do dogs speak one common language?

      In our Community Therapy Dogs program we have dogs that have learned commands in English and in French, depending on the nationality of their owner....

    • Rotary Club of Chestermere donates new freezer to Chestermere Food Bank 

      The Rotary Club of Chestermere provided the Chestermere Food Bank with a freezer, so they can receive bulk meat and other frozen items. “The Chestermere...

    • Hermits and Other Neighbours

      One of my greatest fears is to be stranded alone on an island. Like Tom Hanks in Castaway, I imagine myself creating an imaginary friend...

    • MLA report March 2

      When I was 15, an Aryan Nations chapter opened near Caroline, Alta. The chapter sent me a letter saying I was an abomination. They accused...

    • Can dogs see spirits?

      (second of a two-part series) So, continuing the theme from last week whether dogs have psychic powers, Stanley Coren (Professor of Psychology at the University...

    • Your Resume Summary Introduces You

      Your resume summary is your introduction—use it wisely. These 2 – 4 sentences will be the first impression your resume makes and your second opportunity...

    • Little Boat, Big Sea

      The challenge of this pandemic has opened surprising new doors for many who are searching for comfort and inspiration. One survey by BookNet Canada showed that...

    • There’s No Place Like Rhône

      As I remain safely locked in my wine cellar while awaiting the inevitable third wave of the pandemic, I am reacquainting myself with many different...

    • Travel: Jordan

      A few years ago, my travel agent, now my husband, offered me the opportunity to join a lady’s-only group going to Jordan. Although Jordan wasn’t...