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Food centre finds a home in Forest Lawn

Food centre finds a home in Forest Lawn

Renee Mackillop doesn't just eat food like the rest of us. She lives and breathes it, and now she's applying that passion for food to a unique project in Calgary.
And then there were nun

And then there were nun

Just as she did 53 years ago, Sister Laura Prokop is once again packing up and preparing to serve God. This time, however she's not just closing a suitcase, or even a chapter of her own life.
Tips for tastier tomatoes

Tips for tastier tomatoes

A succulent bundle of ripe, red tomatoes is quite the reward for any committed grower. When it comes to cultivating a successful tomato harvest, there are few best practices to keep in mind.
Refugee sponsorship comes from the heart

Refugee sponsorship comes from the heart

By Gary Gee They don't think of themselves as do-gooders or martyrs for a cause, but two retired city seniors felt they had to step up to assist and bring a Syrian refugee family to Calgary.

On The Town

16th Annual Funnyfest Calgary Comedy Festival – June 2 to 12: Featuring 70+ stand-up comics and variety performers at a variety of venues. Phone: 403-228-7888 or see www.funnyfest.com City of Calgary P.U.P.P.
Seniors urged to help save the planet

Seniors urged to help save the planet

Freed from the tyranny of the paycheque, Canadian seniors are in a unique position to lead on vital issues like climate change, a conference was told recently.

Sample some Seniors' Week activities around Calgary

Each June, Seniors' Week acknowledges Alberta's seniors and all they contribute to our lives and to our communities. Organizations, associations and major attractions in cities, towns and rural areas sponsor a variety events and activities.
'Fort McMurray will never be the same'

'Fort McMurray will never be the same'

Judy and Gordon Lee lived in their Fort McMurray home for 39 years.

How to avoid getting hit with a tax bill

As an income tax preparer, I started sensing that things were different this tax season when I had to order more T7DR (A) forms from Canada Revenue Agency, the forms that taxpayers owing money take to the bank to make payment or mail with a cheque.
Seniors rush in to help Fort McMurray evacuees

Seniors rush in to help Fort McMurray evacuees

It took the Fort McMurray wildfire to prompt Dorothy Reid to try something she's never done before. For the first time in her 83 years, she is volunteering. "I needed something specific to get me going and this was specific.