Category: Lifestyle

  • Longview Library News: Summer Reading

    Longview Library News: Summer Reading

    The Writers Group met el fresco at the home of Linda Givens in June. Refreshments were served and a lovely afternoon was had by all. The group will not meet until September. The curbside pick up of books is going well. If you have any questions about this, please phone Lynda, our librarian, at 403-558-3927 and she […]

  • Seven Albertans Joining Alberta Order of Excellence

    Seven Albertans Joining Alberta Order of Excellence

    Seven remarkable Albertans will be invested into the Alberta Order of Excellence in 2020. The Order recognizes those who have made an outstanding provincial, national or international impact, and is the highest honour a citizen can receive as an official part of the Canadian Honours System. “Members of the Alberta Order of Excellence represent the […]

  • Launch of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans

    Launch of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans

    14 May 2020 –  Hamilton, ON – Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (Centre of Excellence) is proud to announce its official launch at McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences. With more than 40% of Canadian Veterans suffering from chronic pain, the Centre of […]

  • Thousands of Albertans Get to Work on Keystone XL

    Thousands of Albertans Get to Work on Keystone XL

    After more than a decade of planning and perseverance, shovels are in the ground on the Alberta segment of the Keystone XL pipeline.  Almost 12 years after TC Energy first proposed the project, thousands of local workers, including engineers, welders, heavy equipment operators, labourers, teamsters, safety inspectors, Indigenous monitors and other skilled tradespeople, are lacing […]

  • Claresholm Fair Days Will Feature a Reverse Parade

    Claresholm Fair Days Will Feature a Reverse Parade

    Claresholm Fair Days takes place the second weekend in August every summer. Fair Days celebrates what small town living truly means with a Bench Show, parade, show ‘n’ shine, rodeo events, pancake breakfasts, and much more! This year we are also celebrating the 115th year of Claresholm as a Town! We hope you will stop […]

  • Highway 3 Twinning Creates Jobs, Improves Highways

    Highway 3 Twinning Creates Jobs, Improves Highways

    The Government of Alberta will twin a 46-kilometre stretch of Highway 3 between Taber and Burdett. The twinning project will support about 755 jobs and will drive economic recovery and diversification in southern Alberta. Twinning Highway 3 will improve safety along this increasingly busy portion of the highway. “This project is part of our government’s […]

  • Tips for Instagram Influencer Marketing in 2020

    Tips for Instagram Influencer Marketing in 2020

    In the last few years, Instagram having a high growth with many followers and millions of subscribers. Addition to that, Instagram is expanding towards many features that attract many teenagers. With the feature of stories, snaps, and many more., Instagram makes a remarkable platform in social media. WHAT EXACTLY THE INSTAGRAM INFLUENCER? Generally, Instagram influencers […]

  • Healthy Together: Getting the Most Out of Your Food

    Healthy Together: Getting the Most Out of Your Food

    Focus On Healthy Choices Your Family Enjoys We all have to eat. But how we get and eat food may have changed a lot during COVID-19. Home cooking is up. Trips to the grocery store are more complicated. Home delivery has soared. And the amount of money you have to spend on food may have […]

  • Nanton Round-up Days

    Nanton Round-up Days

    August 1 – 3 2020 There will definitely be a Nanton Days celebration, Covid or no Covid! Stay tuned for more details, but so far we have Fireworks, a Parade, Duck Race, Pancake Breakfasts, Town-wide Scavenger Hunt, Vintage Engine Run… and more. Duck Race set for August 3rd at Nanton Lions Campground. Fundraiser for Nanton Promoters. […]

  • Just the Facts — Missing and Abducted Children

    Just the Facts — Missing and Abducted Children

    RCMP Children go missing or are abducted for a variety of reasons but the heartache and pain such an event causes is universal. Read about the latest facts and ways to protect your children. Watch the video below. In Canada The first national statistics on missing children were released in 1987, when more than 57,000 cases were reported. In 2019, […]

  • Amazon Announces Plans to Build Second Fulfillment Centre in Ottawa

    Amazon Announces Plans to Build Second Fulfillment Centre in Ottawa

    The new 450,000 square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in the nation’s capital SEATTLE—June 25, 2020—(NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc. today announced plans to open its second facility in Ottawa, Ontario. The new fulfillment centre, which is anticipated to open in 2021, will create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs starting at $16 […]

  • The Names of our RCMP Foals Have Been “S”-tablished!

    The Names of our RCMP Foals Have Been “S”-tablished!

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is happy to announce the winners of the Name the Foal contest. This year, the contest took on added significance, with many families staying home and looking for something fun and entertaining to do together during this challenging time. In light of the serious situation going on around the world, […]

  • Alberta’s Recovery Plan: Investing in the Agri-food Sector

    Alberta’s Recovery Plan: Investing in the Agri-food Sector

    The government is investing $27.8 million in an agri-food hub at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge to create jobs and spur investment in the agriculture and agri-food industry. The investment in the agri-food hub, which is part of the centre’s larger redevelopment project, will serve as an anchor for growth of Alberta’s value-added food sector. The […]

  • Costly Vandalism in George Lane Park

    Costly Vandalism in George Lane Park

    HIGH RIVER, AB:  Shortly before midnight on Sunday, June 28 several people went into group camping Site A in George Lane Park and caused considerable damage to surrounding trees. Two newly planted trees were chopped down. Two other trees had bark damage. One tree had the bark peeled off around the whole trunk and will […]

  • Improving Access to Driver Medical Exams

    Improving Access to Driver Medical Exams

    Nurse practitioners are now authorized to complete driver medical examination forms. Before this regulation amendment, only physicians could complete driver medical examination forms in Alberta. Driver medical examinations are required at specified intervals for drivers age 75 or older, commercial drivers, and those with certain medical conditions. “Nurse practitioners are already able to complete the […]