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    • MLA report February 21

      Hello Chestermere! I am just returning from our Election Readiness Conference in Edmonton, and I am beyond impressed by the caliber of our UCP candidates....

    • Dog phrases, expressions and quotes

      People come out with the strangest expressions sometimes, so let’s take a look at some of those relating to dogs. •”Three dog night”: the phrase...

    • MLA report Feb 14

      Hello Chestermere! An open letter to Leonardo DiCaprio. Dear Leonardo:  Canada is a welcoming country that is an open and tolerant society. People from all...

    • Exaggerating Love

      I heard a story about a family in the 1970’s who jumped on the tv dinner bandwagon. They used to sit around a kitchen table...

    • Do the DEW

      Saint Patrick’s Day is only a month away, which means the time to start preparing is now!  Rather than suffer through another crowded pub filled...

    • Stages of Puppyhood

      People sometimes ask me “what are the critical periods in a puppy’s life in terms of development?” This is an important subject if you want...

    • MLA report February 7

      Hello Chestermere! According to the Alberta Electric System Operator wind has a “maximum capacity” of 1445 megawatts (MW) which is about 9% of available generation...

    • Road to the 2019 election – Food Guide changes and trouble with China

      It’s been a freezing cold winter in Ottawa, but debate has remained heated in the House of Commons. We are fast-approaching the next federal election...

    • New Beer For The New Year

      The first month of the year is generally a write-off, with bleak and miserable weather, credit card bills from the holiday season finally arriving and...

    • Recipe for a remarkable neighbourhood

      What makes our neighbourhoods worth investing in, staying in, and loving? We know when we visit a healthy neighbourhood or not. We intuitively seem to sense...