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    • Halloween horrors for dogs!

      Although Halloween may take a different format this year with the pandemic still with us, there are certain precautions we should consider leading up to...

    • Throne Speech and recent government COVID measures

      After a lengthy prorogation, Parliament finally resumed with a new Speech from the Throne on September 23rd.  This Throne Speech came just ten months after...

    • 35 Years And Counting….

      An auspicious anniversary passed us by last month, nearly unnoticed due to the doom and gloom in the news.  That’s right gentle reader, this year...

    • The Holiness of Small Talk

      The in-between life of our neighbourhoods is often made up of ordinary stuff. Errands, texts, coffee, meal prep, trips to the mailbox, school-work, and appointments...

    • Common Crown

      Exciting things happened a few weeks back at the Canadian Brewing Awards, which was held virtually this year due to the ongoing pandemic. For those...

    • Is your dog a thief?

      Where are those gloves I bought yesterday? Have you seen my slippers today? You may want to check your dog’s bed or the spot he/...

    • Shoes and Bread

      In a beautiful little book, Sleeping with Bread, there is a touching story about children in World War 2. Authors Dennis Linn, Sheila Fabricant and...

    • Drawing a Blanc

      Summer is coming to an end, and fall is just around the corner.  Darkness falls on our fair land earlier each day, and will soon...

    • Online Therapy: What Are The Benefits?

      Technology has been at the core of connection since March with online, virtual meetings slowly becoming more of a norm.  Therapists and clients have transitioned...

    • MLA report October 1

      Dear Chestermere-Strathmore: I am so grateful for the people in Alberta. I have spent the better part of September travelling this magnificent province as part...