Category: Events

  • Commemorating 125 Years of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada

    Commemorating 125 Years of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada

    Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has issued the following statement about the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. “As we prepare to celebrate Ukrainian Day this Sunday, Aug.7, it is important we also recognize a significant milestone. “2016 marks the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. Between 1891 and 1914, approximately 170,000 […]

  • Longview’s Little New York Daze Parade – July 2016

    Longview’s Little New York Daze Parade – July 2016
  • The Countdown Has Started: Only 150 Days to an Unforgettable Year

    The Countdown Has Started: Only 150 Days to an Unforgettable Year

    The 150th Anniversary of Confederation is Almost Here!        Vancouver – On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Jonathan Wilkinson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (North Vancouver), today announced the start of the 150-day countdown to the official launch of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary […]

  • Open Farm Days Will Harvest Fun and Memories

    Open Farm Days Will Harvest Fun and Memories

    Whether it is tantalizing barbecue under a blue Alberta sky or a trail ride through picturesque rural landscapes, family fun options will abound during Open Farm Days 2016. The gates will swing open at a record number of host sites across the province August 20 and 21 as farmers, ranchers and ag-tourism operators invite visitors […]

  • Help Break the Cycle of Violence

    Help Break the Cycle of Violence

    There’s still time to have your donation matched by Birdies for Kids program presented by AltaLink Did you know: Rowan House Society is more than just an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing family violence. We believe that prevention is the key to ultimately breaking the cycle of abuse and empowering our youth and […]

  • Thank You from Sheep River Health Trust ~ Charity Golf Classic

    Thank You from Sheep River Health Trust ~ Charity Golf Classic

    The Sheep River Health Trust is thanking all their sponsors for their participation in the 13th Annual Golf 4 Wellness Charity Golf Classic that was held on July 14th, 2016. Please continue to read who these sponsors were.

  • Heritage Day: Celebrate Culture and Explore Alberta

    Heritage Day: Celebrate Culture and Explore Alberta

    Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has issued the following statement about Alberta Heritage Day: “For over 40 years, our province has celebrated its ethnic diversity and vibrant culture on the first Monday of August during Alberta Heritage Day. “Alberta’s heritage begins with its Indigenous peoples and spans generations to the many immigrants who have […]

  • Wildrose “On Your Side” Tour Chance to Hear From Everyday Albertans

    Wildrose “On Your Side” Tour Chance to Hear From Everyday Albertans

    This summer, Wildrose is embarking on a province-wide tour entitled “On Your Side”. The tour is an opportunity for myself as Wildrose Leader and our entire team of 22 MLAs to travel across the province to hear from everyday Albertans. Grassroots supporters are the most important level of any political organization. They tell us what […]

  • Millarville Flower Festival 2016

    Millarville Flower Festival 2016

    A dry spring and summer hail didn’t stop the flood of beautiful arrangements at this year’s Flower Festival.

  • FortisAlberta Honouring High River – Amazing People. Amazing Place.

    FortisAlberta Honouring High River – Amazing People. Amazing Place.

    It was three years ago that the community of High River experienced a devastating flood that evacuated its 13,000 residents for several weeks while work was completed to make them safe to return. On Saturday, June 18, FortisAlberta marked the anniversary of the flood by hosting a barbecue in the community’s honour. Our team of […]

  • Marv’s Rockin’ Classic Car Show

    Marv’s Rockin’ Classic Car Show

    There was music and food and cars on the streets of Black Diamond on Sunday for Marv’s Classic Soda Shop’s annual Show and Shine. The Foothills Lions Club was cooking up a storm with pancakes in the morning followed by BBQ’d burgers in the afternoon. There was dancing to the music of Marty Antonni and […]

  • Edmonton K-Days – Summer Festival Fun For All

    Edmonton K-Days – Summer Festival Fun For All

    Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has issued the following statement about K-Days. “One of Alberta’s most popular summer festivals is set to begin and, as Minister of Culture and Tourism, I want to welcome everyone to K-Days 2016, July 22-31, at Edmonton Northlands. “K-Days is a tradition for Albertans and visitors from across Canada […]

  • Tour of Alberta 2016: Stage by Stage Routes Announced

    Tour of Alberta 2016: Stage by Stage Routes Announced

    KEY TIME TRIAL LATE IN RACE Edmonton, Alberta – The Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial, set to hit Alberta roads September 1 through 5, 2016, announced the 606-kilometre stage by stage route today. A time trial contested late in the week is considered one of the unique features of this edition of the […]

  • Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Hosted Successful Parks Day

    Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Hosted Successful Parks Day

    Many thanks go out to all the volunteers, sponsors, supporters, staff, and hardy visitors who made 2016 Parks Day at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park a great day out. It was a bit cooler than 2015, and a mite wet at times, but we had almost 700 people attend. From Cochrane Lions’ Rodeo Royalty to face […]

  • Bragg Creek Days is This Weekend

    Bragg Creek Days is This Weekend

    Bragg Creek Days 2016 – July 23rd-24th Pull on them boots and spit-shine that belt buckle…Bragg Creek Days is right around the corner! This 50 year-old tradition is held at the Bragg Creek Community Centre and offers everything you can think of to make the family smile! On Saturday join us for:  Pancake Breakfast 8:30-10am […]