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30 incredible photos that show the true power of nature

30 incredible photos that show the true power of nature

Here are 30 incredible photos that beautifully depict the awe-inspiring power of nature in all its guises, including natural phenomena as well as living organisms throughout the world.
Crossfield cat rescue shelter to host Elton John tribute fundraiser

Crossfield cat rescue shelter to host Elton John tribute fundraiser

“You can close your eyes and think you’re listening to Elton John, so it’ll be a good party. He dresses like Elton John. He sings like Elton John. He puts on a real performance."
Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

Whippet pushes - and pulls - Okotoks vet out of her comfort zone

"He's getting me to do things I never dreamed of."
Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

Fiona fallout: Losses being tallied as hundreds of soldiers arrive for cleanup duty

STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Phyllis Carr's voice broke with emotion as she surveyed damage to the historic town of Stanley Bridge, a small community on the north shore of Prince Edward Island.
Over 50 Club uplifting Airdrie with decorative stone art

Over 50 Club uplifting Airdrie with decorative stone art

Airdrie’s Over 50 Club is trying to uplift community members through a special form of rock art, painting black stones with spiritual mandalas and leaving them around town in public areas for people to find.
Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Some Canadian workers are raising concerns about a full return to office and work travel as Ottawa lifts all remaining border restrictions and experts warn of a potentially large wave of new COVID-19 cases this fall.
U.F.O. Sams celebrate a quarter century as a club

U.F.O. Sams celebrate a quarter century as a club

Members of the U.F.O. Sams RV club reminisced about the past and shared their tales of traveling across the country during a 25th anniversary celebration on Sept. 21.
Squirrels, volcanoes, and ancient DNA

Squirrels, volcanoes, and ancient DNA

Paleoecologist kicks off new season for Science Outreach - Athabasca Sept. 27
Bergen-area tornado victims getting some grant support

Bergen-area tornado victims getting some grant support

Municipal Affairs denies a Mountain View County application to the Disaster Recovery Program to help tornado victims cover property damage
Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

Bear expert presents to Bragg Creekers on peaceful human-bear coexistence

De Ruyter’s central message was that humans and bears can only coexist if sacrifices are made by humans to make bears’ decisions easier.