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Polio survivors asked for their stories

Polio survivors asked for their stories

For Canadian parents in the 1940s and 1950s, there was no single diagnosis quite as terrifying as polio.
Lifelong learning keeps old brains active

Lifelong learning keeps old brains active

When Carol Hanson retired from Strathcona County three years ago, she enrolled in an art course offered by the Edmonton Lifelong Learners Association (ELLA) and the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension.
20 Questions about public domain

20 Questions about public domain

Copyright law is a complex thing. It has taken many different forms over the years, and is different from country to country. In the U.S.
The Little Potato Company that could

The Little Potato Company that could

The Little Potato Company doesn't really live up to its name anymore. Yes, the potatoes are still little, but the company is anything but.

The truth will win out

"Sometimes truth is so precious it has to be attended by a bodyguard of lies”.
Security breach: Keeping safe from locker room thefts

Security breach: Keeping safe from locker room thefts

St. Albert is no stranger to locker room thefts from public facilities and gyms, but a theft in December that led to a scam has one St. Albert family speaking out.

Pay your taxes ... and be thankful!

Tax notices for homes and business have recently been mailed to tax payers. Mine contained tremendous news.
The films and TV of 1969, a year of change

The films and TV of 1969, a year of change

Nineteen-sixty-nine was an epic year for movies and television. A number of cultural touchstones were released that year, along with a number of others that became long-time pop culture hits. This month's quiz is all about the films and TV of 1969.
Gang of grandmas up to nothing but good

Gang of grandmas up to nothing but good

They are unquestionably the least threatening, most helpful gang in Alberta.
Hockey (very) old timers living the Canadian dream

Hockey (very) old timers living the Canadian dream

Walter Babiy sports a wide smile as he looks out from the players' bench between shifts at the Kinsmen Twin Arenas in south Edmonton. "I'm living the Canadian dream," says Babiy. At 85, he's the oldest player in the Vintage 55 Hockey Club.