Category: Voices

  • Aspen Crossing Hosts Southern Alberta Music Festival for STARS

    A STARS Air Ambulance Fundraiser! August 22nd and 23rd at Aspen Crossing in Mossleigh, Alberta. Get together with friends and enjoy two days of Southern Alberta’s hottest live music! Kick back and relax while you listen to a variety of country, blues, folk and good old fashioned rock n’ roll. While at the music festival […]

  • Getting Around Batoche National Historic Site Just Got Easier

    Parks Canada launches new shuttle to help visitor’s better experience Batoche Wakaw, Saskatchewan – Batoche National Historic Site officially launched the new Batoche shuttle. The shuttle will help visitors explore the site, making it easier to access more remote areas of the national historic site. The site will feature a number of regular stops, where […]

  • Everyone Belongs Outside

    Alberta Parks is removing barriers so more people can connect with nature. Alberta Parks’ plan for inclusion is called Everyone Belongs Outside. It looks at ways to help people with physical or mental disabilities, as well as seniors, youth and new Canadians, connect with nature through camping, hiking or other experiences. “This plan offers an […]

  • Chuckwagon incidents during morning training

    Calgary – We are saddened to report that during training exercises this morning, two separate incidents occurred. Driver Tim Haroldson was a passenger on a wagon driven by fellow driver Jerry Bremner. The wagon rolled while coming around one of the barrels during morning training. Haroldson was thrown from the wagon and taken by ambulance […]

  • Chuckwagons – Standings After Day 4

    There will be a shuffle for tonight based on these standings. The top 4 will race in Heat 9, the next 4 in Heat 8, etc. Drivers want to be in the top 8 as they close in on the weekend for a chance to be in Heat 9 on Sunday. 1st – Kurt Bensmiller […]

  • A Family of Philanthropists

    Parents and children find new ways of giving to Children’s Wish PICKERING, ON /CNW/ – Angela Stevenson is only 13-years-old and wants to give back to children in need. For most of her young life, Angela has been donating about one-third of her allowance to The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, a charity devoted to […]

  • Producer Workshop ~ Focus on Water, Grass and Weeds

    The Municipal Districts of Willow Creek, Ranchland and Foothills have come together to present the Producer Workshop. This year’s workshop will focus on water, grass, and weeds, and will be hosted in the MD of Ranchland. The one day workshop is being held from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday, July 17th at the […]

  • Airdrie Hosts Vintage B-25 Maid in the Shade

    It’s the “off year” for the Airdrie Regional Airshow and the perfect time for airplane enthusiasts to visit Airdrie Air Park to see this vintage war plane. To see landings and take-offs, you should be at the Air Park during the times they are offering rides: Friday July 11th to Sunday July 13th. Flights are […]

  • Looking for Golfers for the Charity Golf Classic

    Gather up your golfing friends and register your foursome for a great day on the classic links of Turner Valley Golf Club on Friday July 18th for the Annual Turner Valley Charity Golf Classic. Your registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart and driving range. There are also contest prizes, a top […]

  • Solutions & Substitutions Column by Reena: Frozen Blueberries

    By Reena Nerbas Mold Stains on Laundry Dear Reena, My son started washing his own laundry at home. He insists on using cold water to wash everything because he says that hot water fades colors. I noticed that when he pulls some of his t-shirts out of the dryer, they have mold stains all over […]

  • Top Four Chuckwagon Results for the First Weekend of Stampede

    Friday, July 4th 1st – Kirk Sutherland driving for Ghostpine Environmental Services Ltd. with a time of 1:12.4700 2nd – Jerry Bremner driving for Tundra Process Solutions with a time of 1:12.7900 Tie for 3rd Ray Mitsuing driving for Heart Lake First Nation with a time of 1:13.1800 Luke Tournier driving for Broadview Homes – […]

  • Stampede Parade Awards Town of Vulcan – Twice

    Calgary – The Calgary Stampede Parade committee is excited to announce the following award winners from today’s parade, as chosen by members of the parade committee: · Best Overall: Town of Vulcan · Most Creative: Sterling Haunted Mansion · Best Western Theme: Guns of the Golden West · Best Corporate: Canadian Pacific · Best Business […]

  • Government of Canada Launches new Hiking and Camping Offers in Kootenay National Park

    Hike to the world renowned Burgess Shale near Stanley Glacier, and then relax in the comfort of an oTENTik Radium Hot Springs, B.C. – On behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay–Columbia, announced new hiking and camping opportunities in […]

  • Health Canada Approves Vimizim to Treat Rare Disease

    First Ever Treatment For Morquio A Syndrome; Advocacy Group Calls For Expedited Access For Patients Throughout Canada CANADA (July 7, 2014) – Health Canada has announced approval of Vimizim, a new enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) to treat Morquio A syndrome, a rare, devastating, and progressive disease that affects 70-100 people in Canada. Vimizim is manufactured […]

  • Canada Day ~ Black Diamond Way

    Photographs and Video from Black Diamond’s Canada Day Festivities July 1st 2014 was celebrated in style in Black Diamond. The stage was fully occupied with two local bands: Dead Cat Bounce and Puttin on the Foil The Thundering Nations Dancers were back again and the video below shows their Friendship Dance where community members and […]