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    • SNC Lavalin scandal continues to escalate

      This past week, Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould were removed from Liberal caucus. This is yet another escalation in the SNC Lavalin scandal that has...

    • Lions Foundation of Canada (LFOC)

      What are you doing on Saturday May 11th? If nothing comes to mind, let me invite you to join us for the 1st Annual Chestermere...

    • Why do dogs roll in foul smells?

      So you’ve just collected your dog from the groomer and, being a nice day, decide to take your dog to the local off-leash park. Within...

    • Three Card Monte

      Art, architecture, food, and wine. What’s not to love about Italy? From time immemorial, Italy has been spreading its culture across the world, dating back...

    • Plogging

      We can thank the Swedish for Ikea, a culture of afternoon coffee and sweets, and a new neighbourhood movement called, ‘plogging.’ Plogging is a combo...

    • 99 Troubles But A Monk Ain’t One

      Spring has arrived in our fair province, and I have already enjoyed patio libations on a sunny weekend. The end of winter can mean many...

    • Chinese export markets

      As you may have heard, a political dispute with China is impacting Canadian producers –  including many right here in our riding. Two major companies...

    • The Big Back Yard

      Before we lived in Chestermere, we came from a community where we had a much larger yard than we do now. When we first moved...

    • Does my dog like me?

      Dogs don’t have the DNA to come up to you, swing their front paws around your neck and whisper in your ear how much they...

    • Bow River Flow

      Chestermere and the Bow River have a long history.  Way back in the 1880s, the Canadian Pacific Railway wanted to irrigate the land between Calgary...