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'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.

List of Sage award winners

• Armand Baril, Arts and Culture Armand Baril directed the Edmonton School Boys Band from 2001-2014, and has been a mentoring presence in the city for many 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.

Old meets new at Mill Woods library

It's rare to see seniors and teenagers spending time together, but the Edmonton Public Library is hoping to change that with a new pilot project.
Accomplished seniors celebrated by Sage award

Accomplished seniors celebrated by Sage award

Upon receiving the health and wellness award at the 10th annual Sage awards last month, Dr. Garnet E. Cummings summed up the feelings of the crowd quite nicely. “Old guys and gals rule!” Dr.

Show was the cat's meow

Feline fanatics had a purrfect day as they cat walked their way at the third Edmonton International Cat Festival in NAIT gymnasium recently.

Sample some Senior's Week activities around Edmonton

Each June, Seniors' Week acknowledges Alberta's seniors and all they contribute to our lives and communities. Organizations, associations and major attractions in cities, towns and rural areas sponsor a variety events and activities.
Older workers find skills may not be in demand

Older workers find skills may not be in demand

Deborah Robinson was laid off from her job as a music teacher five years ago, and today the 60-year-old scrapes together a living using her skills in art and music.
There's love in every stitch for wounded vets

There's love in every stitch for wounded vets

At the sunny back entrance of her southwest Edmonton home, Lezley Zwaal has a hefty stack of quilts sewn by volunteer quilters. These quilts will be presented to injured soldiers from the Canadian Armed Forces.
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.