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Good News for New Horizons

When the federal government launches a project, it's not always possible to know the real impact.

Repeat Animal Hoarder Charged

In January, an Alberta resident submitted to the largest seizure of dogs into protective custody in the history of the Alberta SPCA. In total, 201 dogs were removed from a property near Milk River. The animals were dirty and emaciated.

Keeping it Green

CSN: What does it feel like to be a green-party leader in oil-centric Alberta? JK: It perplexes a lot of people. Some are snide, saying “Oh isn't that cute.” Many are curious. It's not like being in any other party. It's deeper than politics.

High River: Not out of the Water

“I really feel like it's aged me. It's different now than it was two years ago.” Dianne LeMoal of High River speaks with the wisdom of someone much older, and her voice breaks several times when talking about the flood of 2013.

Loonie for the Common Loon

Throughout Alberta, there is nothing more exciting than listening to the surreal call and song of the loon.

OPINION

The Thalidomide Victims Association of Canada has announced that it expects a multimillion-dollar settlement offer from the Conservative government by spring.

Out-Con the Con Artists

Imagine losing your life savings in one phone call, or because you answered one email. Falling victim to financial fraud is devastating, but it's becoming a reality for more and more seniors.

The Shadows of Industry

One of Alberta's most renowned photographers has turned his lens to the beauty of an old, abandoned piece of Albertan history.

Get In the Swim of Things

Calgary's 55Plus Games Association sponsors clinics to help prepare members and prospective members for participation in the annual summer and winter fun games or for playoffs leading up to the provincial Games.

It's Not Them; It's You

Many people are aware of the signs that an ailing loved one needs help, such as changes in personality, hygiene and difficulty with medication management. What is not so well known are the signs that a caregiver needs help.