Category: Organizations

  • Vets Canada Coast to Coast 2016 Tour of Duty This Saturday

    Vets Canada Coast to Coast 2016 Tour of Duty This Saturday

    Hundreds of Volunteers Will Be Searching For Homeless Veterans Calgary Walk Location: Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016 Time: 1 pm MDT Rallying Point: Celebration Square (C Square) – 502 7th Ave. SE, Calgary Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) is holding the first Coast to Coast Tour of Duty; a National walk in search of Veterans […]

  • Minister of Culture and Tourism to Host Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers in Alberta

    Minister of Culture and Tourism to Host Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers in Alberta

    Alberta’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ricardo Miranda, will host Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for sport, physical activity and recreation in Lethbridge to talk about the next steps towards a more physically active country. Canada’s Minister for Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Carla Qualtrough, and the Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of […]

  • NDP Vote Against Relief for Charities from Carbon Tax

    NDP Vote Against Relief for Charities from Carbon Tax

    EDMONTON, AB: Late last night, the NDP government voted unanimously against providing rebates or exemptions to charities from the dramatic cost increases associated with the Carbon Tax, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today. The amendment moved by Wildrose Shadow Human Services Minister Angela Pitt would have mandated a rebate for all registered charities across the […]

  • Laura Jones: WorkSafeBC Rebate for Business Owners is Overdue

    It’s time for WorkSafeBC to give employers some of their own money back. WorksafeBC provides a no-fault workers’ compensation insurance program that is fully paid for by employers. The premiums are used to pay workers who experience workplace injuries and help them return to work. For most employers in British Columbia, paying WorksafeBC premiums is […]

  • OF COURSE We Need a Separate Definition for Youth Homelessness!

    OF COURSE We Need a Separate Definition for Youth Homelessness!

    By Stephen Gaetz, York University Recently there has been a growing focus on the problem of youth homelessness. More and more people are recognizing the scope of the problem, and are expressing a desire to do something about it. Today we’ve released the Canadian Definition of Youth Homelessness to support this work. You might be […]

  • Chris Koch Crossed the Finish Line in the Calgary Marathon Sunday

    Chris Koch Crossed the Finish Line in the Calgary Marathon Sunday

    Nanton farmer and inspirational speaker Chris Koch posted this to Facebook yesterday: “Today I participated in the Calgary Marathon and crossed the finish line with a time of 4:23:12. It was an amazing day that was made even better by having my girlfriend Ally, my mom, and other family in Georgie and Todd participating in […]

  • C Ian McLaren Students Win Legion Award

    C Ian McLaren Students Win Legion Award

    Kiana Milne and Fletcher Zabek, grade 4 students at C. Ian McLaren School participated in the Turner Valley Legion Remembrance Day Essay Contest, and placed second and fourth respectively in the Div. 2 category! Wonderful achievement, especially when you consider that it was their first time writing an essay for a contest! Several other students […]

  • Parachute Safe Kids Week Celebrates 20 Years

    Parachute Safe Kids Week Celebrates 20 Years

    Come celebrate with us! This year marks the 20th anniversary of Parachute Safe Kids Week, a national awareness campaign developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children. Parachute Safe Kids Week 2016 is focused on the top injury issues that affect children ‘At Home, At Play, and On The Road.’ Over the […]

  • Join Foothills Ride for STARS This September

    Join Foothills Ride for STARS This September

    A wonderful community event & opportunity to help STARS Saturday, September 17th It’s a full circle cycle …. STARS Air Ambulance flys out to equestrian accidents when we need them most.  In return this fundraiser event exists to raise money for STARS and keep them in the air.  It has also turned into a well […]

  • Literacy for Life’s 4th Annual Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee

    Literacy for Life’s 4th Annual Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee

                    Literacy for Life’s Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee is a fun filled and exciting afternoon, as teams of three people compete in a battle for bragging rights to spelling supremacy and to win the coveted BEE Trophy. We are excited to announce that Dave Poulsen, author, rodeo announcer […]

  • Millarville-Stockland 4-H Club May News

    Millarville-Stockland 4-H Club May News

    Submitted by Jackson Collard, Club Reporter The Millarville Stockland Beef and Sheep Club’s Achievement Day was May 14, 2016, at the Millarville Racetrack Arena. The Beef Conformation and Showmanship Judge was Sandi Jones, and the Sheep Conformation and Showmanship Judge was Kathleen Arkes. Ring master was Carlie Meyer, a former club member. “Cooper”, who the […]

  • Canadian Angus 2015 Auction Market of the Year Award Presented to Cowtown Livestock Exchange Inc.

    Canadian Angus 2015 Auction Market of the Year Award Presented to Cowtown Livestock Exchange Inc.

    ROCKY VIEW COUNTY, AB – The Canadian Angus Association is pleased to honour Cowtown Livestock Exchange Inc from Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, with the 2015 Auction Market of the Year Award. 2016 marks the ninth year this award has been was presented by CAA. CAA Director of Field Services Brian Good and Eastern Canada Manager Cheryl […]

  • Rowan House Release Stats

    Rowan House Release Stats
  • Our High River Launches Vital Signs

    Our High River Launches Vital Signs

    High River AB –  Our High River is pleased to announce the launch of the Vital Signs survey along with the Town of High River and FCSS. Vital Signs is a community check-up conducted by community foundations across Canada that measures the vitality of our communities, identifies significant trends, and assigns grades across a range […]

  • Oilfields Food Bank Needs Donations to Keep Up!

    Oilfields Food Bank Needs Donations to Keep Up!

    Volunteers are the Heart and Soul of the Food Bank Pictured here is Jean Hardy who has volunteered every Tuesday at the Food Bank for more than 25 years! Last week was her birthday!  HAPPY 90th JEAN! Naturally she spent the afternoon helping to prepare fresh fruit, vegetables, rice, oatmeal and cheese into appropriate portions for our […]