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Great West Newspapers Introduces a Community Marketing Fund

Great West Newspapers Introduces a Community Marketing Fund

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses across the province, but our Alberta-based newspaper group has established a community marketing fund to help small business owners get back on their feet again.
Golfers gotta golf

Golfers gotta golf

While this year's season wasn't a given, golfers around Alberta have been given the green light and are hitting the links in huge numbers.
Planting time is here: Gardening questions answered

Planting time is here: Gardening questions answered

Alberta gardening guru Jim Hole answers a few gardening queries as green thumbs and novices head to their patch of dirt
Sign up for a Pop-Up Community Garden

Sign up for a Pop-Up Community Garden

To help residents access fresh food and ease the worry of food security for many, the City of Edmonton is expanding the number of temporary community gardens this year
Free grocery delivery service a benefit to seniors and volunteers

Free grocery delivery service a benefit to seniors and volunteers

A few volunteer grocery pickup/delivery services for seniors and the city's vulnerable populations have emerged since COVID-19.
Connection is just a phone call away

Connection is just a phone call away

Phone-based programming engages seniors during COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19's impact on long-term care today and as impetus for future change

COVID-19's impact on long-term care today and as impetus for future change

Canada's most vulnerable population has been particularly hard-hit by COVID-19. Long-term care facilities are under the microscope to see what can be done differently during the pandemic and beyond.
Mental Health Week a chance to check in on how we're coping

Mental Health Week a chance to check in on how we're coping

Surveys show many Albertans are having difficulty coping with social isolation and financial stress resulting from COVID-19. Resources are plentiful to help get through these difficult and unusual times.
What We've Learned from the Spanish Flu--and What We Haven't

What We've Learned from the Spanish Flu--and What We Haven't

Public and political responses to COVID-19 bear some striking similarities to 1918 influenza pandemic, say experts.
A garden nourishes in more ways than one

A garden nourishes in more ways than one

When the world feels uncertain, there's comfort and satisfaction in the familiar