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Weird and wacky Rafters store closing its doors

Weird and wacky Rafters store closing its doors

Illness forces owner to shut doors on last store in the chain
‘The whole concept of punishment is wrong,’ jurist writes

‘The whole concept of punishment is wrong,’ jurist writes

The longest-serving provincial court judge in the province, whose first two bestselling books sparked both controversy and praise across the country, has launched his third book in the trilogy detailing his battle with the justice system and his ques
Seniors Advocate sad to see position cut

Seniors Advocate sad to see position cut

The former Alberta Seniors Advocate is uncertain about how well seniors will be served now that her office has been absorbed into the Office of Alberta Health Advocates.
Critics decry ‘open season’ on seniors

Critics decry ‘open season’ on seniors

Proposed deficit-cutting measures outlined in the provincial budget has some Alberta seniors' groups seething.
The fourth annual year-end news quiz

The fourth annual year-end news quiz

And so ends another year, the last of the 2010s. The new year of 2020 is upon us ... still sounds like a date from a science fiction movie, doesn't it? In honour of the year past, we present our fourth-annual 'How Well Do You Remember' quiz.
Report reveals stresses on 'informal caregivers'

Report reveals stresses on 'informal caregivers'

City sends seniors to safe snow removal services

City sends seniors to safe snow removal services

Last year, after recovering from his second heart attack, Bob Kimmerly was told he needed to set aside the snow shovel. “I play slo-pitch. My doctor told me, don’t give up playing ball, stay active. But don’t shovel snow.
Progress knocks Flamingo Restaurant off its perch

Progress knocks Flamingo Restaurant off its perch

Death Notice: One of Edmonton's oldest restaurants is dead, a victim of progress. The Flamingo Restaurant & Lounge, located in a strip mall at the corner of 159th Street and 87th Avenue, was 41 years old.
The Singing Christmas Tree 'boughs' out

The Singing Christmas Tree 'boughs' out

One of Edmonton’s longest running Christmas traditions is coming to an end.