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Eye on Alberta

Once the euphoria of the Alberta NDP's historic election victory subsides, Premier-elect Notley and her leadership team will have to make a fundamental decision about the fiscal-policy path the new government will pursue.

Mind Over Money

There's an old saying that you should never take investment advice from a cab driver, because by the time he gets a stock tip, oodles of other people have already invested and got in on the big returns.

An Urban Eggsperiment

You don't need to live on an acreage to have chickens any more. In fact if you live in Okotoks, you don't even have to leave home.
Ask a Doctor of Optometry: Eye Health

Ask a Doctor of Optometry: Eye Health

There's no denying it - our bodies change as we age and our eyes are no different. The scary part is, many eye conditions and diseases show no symptoms until it is too late and vision loss occurs.

On the Town

On the Town - June 2015 issue - Calgary Senior Compiled by Denise Daubert ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS 2015 Alberta Seniors' Week - June 1 to 7: Various Seniors' Week events will be held across the province. Many events in Calgary and area.

The Winds of Change

The swearing-in ceremony of a new premier can usually be counted on to be solemn and boring; Alberta premiers took their oaths inside the legislature before a carefully controlled and closed audience of media and a few select insiders.
Fight Inflammation With Food

Fight Inflammation With Food

Inflammation has been linked to major diseases such as Alzheimer's, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and signs of aging. There's good news: many foods are naturally anti-inflammatory.
The Village Advocate

The Village Advocate

Wendy Lees drives almost daily into the East Village neighbourhood, and gets out of her car laden down with art supplies and free baked goods. Immediately the residents see her and gravitate towards her.

The Plus Side of Being 55+

Byline: Keith Shaw This June there will be Calgary playoffs to qualify for the Strathmore Alberta 55 Plus Games in July in the categories of arts and crafts; athletics; cycling; golf; pickleball and slo-pitch.

Home Stitched Home

If you dread the end of the winter because it also means the end of knitting scarves and sweaters for the grandkids, never fear, there's a new generation that need your crafty skills: orphaned and injured wildlife.