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    • Better Red Than Dead

      This pandemic may be the death of me.  Not because of any worries of infection, as I have been safely ensconced at home since March,...

    • International Beer Day

      Well, this summer has been a bust.  Here we are staring down the barrel of the Labour Day weekend, back to school, and fall is...

    • Eating our Carrots 

      My daughter loves to play ‘I spy’ a lot. And I do mean, a lot. It’s the kids game where one person spots and object...

    • MLA report Sept 3

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore, I just cannot believe that summer is coming to an end.  It has been such a whirlwind, with having to figure out how...

    • Finding a lost dog

      Chances are that at some point when you are out and about you will come across a lost dog. Any dog lover will want to...

    • The Murder and Ongoing Search for Shane Smith’s Body

      The Law Canadian criminal law recognizes 3 types of culpable homicide: murder (1st and 2nd degree), manslaughter, and infanticide. Murder is the killing of one...

    • Dogs in literature, television and the movies

      Dogs don’t just impact our lives in the real world but also in the make believe world of literature, television and the movies. Here are...

    • Welcome Home

      On Monday I got a note that there were some swarming bees in the Kinniburgh neighbourhood; twenty thousand bees were looking for a home. These important,...

    • Prorogation

      We’ve had a number of tumultuous events in Canadian politics recently. As your Member of Parliament for Bow River and a member of Her Majesty’s...

    • MLA report August 27

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore: I would like to start by sending my deepest love to the family of Vida Smith who has been missing since July 21st....