The Little Bow Continuing Care Centre in Carmangay is facing closure. It’s a 20-bed seniors’ facility specializing in care for individuals who suffer from dementia and Alzheimers, but it’s more than that to the 275 residents of the community.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:56

Canadian history repeats itself

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“He should see a dentist, to have wisdom teeth put in”. Milton Berle (1908-2002)
“We should study economics. If some politicians talk economic nonsense — and get away with it — that is a reflection on us. In a democracy we get the kind of politicians and the kind of government we deserve.” Professor K.A.H. Buckley (1919-1970).

For most Canadians the hot, long days of summer will not be the same without spending some time around the barbecue.
The same applies to federal politicians, for whom the annual barbecue circuit is an opportunity to wear their cowboy hats and to dish out some meaty detail about their successes in Ottawa during the past year.

Bill C-45 The Westray Act, which mandates a duty for organizations to protect employees, arrives in Alberta. Defence Minister Peter MacKay who championed Bill C-45, was in Medicine Hat on July 9.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012 11:20

Gasoline pricing makes no sense to consumers

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How often have we heard over the years our governments are investigating possible collusion in the setting of gas prices at the pumps.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012 11:19

Website exposes deadbeat Alberta businesses

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When French author André Maurois said, “Business is a combination of war and sport.”

Thursday, 05 July 2012 11:36

The power of community support is inspiring

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Recently, two families in the Newell District 4-H have been affected by cancer.

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