Category: Grassroots

  • Millarville "Run To The Farmers' Market" Half Marathon 2014

    For the third year in a row, Racetrack Road was clogged with hundreds of runners/walkers in the Millarville “Run To The Farmers’ Market” Half Marathon race day, all wending their way from Black Diamond to finish at the 32nd season-opening day of southern Alberta’s largest outdoor market on June 14. With the addition of the […]

  • Beginner’s Guide to the World Cup Soccer Tournament

    By Matt Jones, World Soccer Talk If you aren’t really into soccer, I can’t begin to imagine how strange this time of year must be for you. Whilst the rest of the planet—quite literally—is (watching) the World Cup, here’s your chance to get up to speed on the world’s most watched sports competition. The meeting […]

  • Late Night Observing for the Public at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO)

    Milky Way Nights For three moonless nights in July and in August the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is open to the public for late night observing. Drop in for a chance to observe alongside our research scientists. If conditions are clear then we will view distant planetary nebula, globular clusters and galaxies. We will have several […]

  • Game for Canada Day: Provincial Relay

    Best for: Ages 3 to 5 This is a great way to learn Canadian geography and our provinces. You’ll Need: Small recipe cards Items appropriate to the decided upon activities String (or hula hoops) to differentiate different provincial areas How to Play: Create a fun group activity for each province and territory using something appropriate […]

  • Canada Day Word Search

    (Source: DLTK’s Craft for Kids)

  • Macleod Riding Remains Conservative

    Macleod Riding Remains Conservative

    Elections Canada has reported the following Preliminary Results (as of 1am, July 1st) in the Macleod Riding By-Election: Green Party – Larry Ashmore: 1,042 or 5.8 % Conservative – John Barlow: 12,394 or 68.8 % NDP – Aileen Burke: 766 or 4.2 % Liberal – Dustin Fuller: 3,062 or 17.0 % Christian Heritage Party -David Reimer: […]