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Ever wanted to build a pair of sandals from pieces of used tires? How about learning how to defibrillate a person’s heart using a vehicle? What about setting up your own power plant harnessing the wind or solar power?

(CNW) Premier lifestyle real estate brokerage Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada (BHGREC) Jan. 17 announced its expansion into Western Canada. The addition of seven Signature Service Real Estate offices to the brand represents BHGREC’s latest movement in providing Canadians with a full service offering when buying and selling their home.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 16:08

Lyric Hosts Mexican Showcase

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Swift Current's Lyric Theatre hosted a Mexican Showcase on March 24, offering diners the opportunity to taste unique and traditional Mexican dishes while enjoying some fantastic music and ambiance.


From production manager through to magazine publicist, Jackie Chalmers has been a Jane of all trades.
Over the past few years, she’s added another couple of hats to her collection including promoter of the slow food movement and organic garlic grower at the New Oxley Ranch west of Claresholm.

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized approximately six kilograms of cocaine at the port of Coutts.
This is the largest narcotic seizure in 2012 at the port of Coutts.

Crowsnest Pass
Opened in 1985, the Crowsnest Museum is now faced with a possible closure, although staff at the museum is hopeful the closure will be temporary.

Thursday, 29 March 2012 15:33

A new potato variety developed for diabetics

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Southern Alberta
Potatoes have a bad rap for being a high glycemic carbohydrate, but that could soon change with a new variety of the vegetable that contains a low glycemic index (GI) and that’s good news for tater lovers that are diabetic or follow a low GI diet.

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