Category: Voices

  • Charlotte Small Celebrated as a National Historic Person

    Acclaimed wife, mother, explorer and Métis daughter of the fur trade honoured with commemorative plaque at special ceremony Rocky Mountain House, Alberta – Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Wetaskiwin, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today paid tribute to Charlotte Small for her […]

  • Calgary Zoo 100% Open

    The Calgary Zoo was pleased to ‘put in the last nail’ on its flood recovery, last weekend, with the opening of Grazers, a brand new dining experience featuring locally sourced ingredients, wines and our own unique customized Zoo Brew! The new restaurant is the final piece – new animals and exhibits, and restored public areas […]

  • ARDN Awarded $2.4 Million for Projects Addressing Homelessness in Rural Alberta

    Being homeless can happen anywhere, including rural Alberta. Albertans in rural and remote communities will have increased access to supports and services that prevent and reduce homelessness, with the awarding of $2.4 million in federal funding over five years to the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN). The funding comes through the Government of Canada’s Homelessness […]

  • ENMAX makes 10-year legacy investment in the Calgary Stampede with creation of ENMAX Park

    Calgary, Alta. – ENMAX Corporation announced a 10-year legacy investment in the creation of ENMAX Park, a new gathering place in the heart of the Calgary Stampede. Located on the east side of Stampede Park, ENMAX Park will become a year-round community gathering place along the banks of the Elbow River honouring the more than […]

  • Planet Waves ~ Weekly Horoscope for July 5 – 12, 2014

    By Eric Francis Aries (March 20-April 19) If you want to tap an energy source that will get you moving, let it come from a deep place. Ideas and insights will not suffice. They are helpful and you have a lot to say these days. But that is merely the wind above the tide. The […]

  • Air Show Tickets Now on Sale

    High River, AB: The Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF18 Hornet and SkyHawks parachute demonstration team will be providing a thrilling performance on Wednesday, July 23 for the High River Regional Airshow at the High River Regional Airport. “This is going to be a huge event for our community and surrounding area and it’s a great opportunity […]

  • What To Do With The Kids® Top Movies of All-Time for Kids

    What To Do With The Kids® asked adults what are the all-time best movies for kids to watch. Almost 1,600 people responded online and through social media with their choices in four different age categories: Preschool (0 – 5); Elementary (6 – 10); Middle School (11 – 13) and High School (14 – 17). “There […]

  • River Advisories Still In Effect

    Calgary Fire Department and partners urge staying off rivers this weekend Yesterday, officials from the Calgary Fire Department (CFD), Calgary Police Service (CPS) and Animal & Bylaw Services (ABS) were alongside the Bow River to update on river conditions and remind about river safety and the high-flow stream advisory that is still in effect on […]

  • Town of High River Were Winners at the Calgary Stampede Parade

    We are happy to share that the newly-rejuvenated Town of High River float won the 2nd place ribbon in the Municipal Category today at the Calgary Stampede Parade! You can find all of the photos from today’s parade on the Town of High River Facebook page:

  • Farewell Critters! Calgary Stampede Parade street sweepers prepare for retirement

    Since 2001 the Roads Maintenance Critters have been cleaning up along the Calgary Stampede Parade route. Now, after 13 years of service, Dixie, Samson, Rocky and Alfalfa are hanging up their cowboy hats and heading for greener pastures. The Critters were created by a local puppeteer back in 2001 and have been placed on a […]

  • Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation receives Major Grants from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

    The Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation (GRPF) has received combined funding of $39,840 from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation. “This generous funding from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation helps us to take the next step in protecting and reestablishing native grassland in previously disturbed areas of Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. This support will […]

  • From the Teacher's Desk: Chasing Perfection

    By Leonard Quilty Life is pure adventure and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art. – Maya Angelou In almost three decades of teaching (and learning from my students), there have been many highlights. As another school year draws to a close, it is giving me […]

  • Government of Canada increases support for Veterans through new community program

    Minister of Veterans Affairs announces new initiative with VETS Canada Toronto – On Canada Day, The Honourable Julian Fantino announced the Government of Canada is partnering with Veterans Emergency Transition Services (VETS) Canada to better deliver assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Veterans in need. Through Veterans Affairs Canada’s At-Risk Veterans […]

  • High River Celebrated Canada Day in Newly Restored George Lane Park

    The River City Car Club held their annual Christmas in July in the park with all funds raised going to Rowen House. There were plenty of nice rides on the ball diamond and adjoining parking lot. Councillors Emile Blockland, Cathy Couey and Don Moore served up birthday cake after we sang O’ Canada at the […]

  • Canada Day in Waterton

    Canada Day in Waterton was a major success! Families from all over joined us to help celebrate Canada Day. The day started off with a bike parade, followed by the singing of the national anthem, a barbeque, and family fun activities. Over 400 people came out to celebrate. A big thank you to all our […]