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Out of the Closet, Into the Cold

It was hard enough transitioning, or coming out when you were young; even harder when you have to do it again as a senior citizen.

Edmonton Sportscaster Remembered

A well-known figure in Edmonton sports broadcasting history has died. Al McCann, former Sports Director at CFRN TV/CTV Edmonton, passed away March 11, 2015. He was 85.

The Beauty Within

When John W. Bilsland retired from a long career teaching English at the University of Alberta, he continued to volunteer at the Strathcona Place Seniors Center. Bilsland has taught creative writing at the centre for 23 years.

The Right to Die

The Supreme Court of Canada has come down hard on our nation's ban on doctor-assisted suicide. They struck the existing law down completely and ordered the Federal government to draft something more merciful.

Not Her Time

Two years ago, the community of Ponoka was saddened by the accidental death of 72-year-old Elizabeth Bell. After a thorough investigation, a fatality inquiry report recently accepted the evidence and conclusions of a Dr.

Buckle Up for A Bumpy Year

The plunge in oil prices that started in mid-2014 continues to reach further into the wallets, purses and savings accounts of Albertans in particular.

Open Your Heart to Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds may be tiny, but they have huge health benefits. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages for many good reasons. The more I learn about this precious seed, the more enthusiastic I am about it.


The Thalidomide Victims Association of Canada has announced that it expects a multimillion-dollar settlement offer from the Conservative government by spring.

Reminisce at Rockin' Robyn's

Wouldn't it be nice if we could bring the old gang together and meet in the old diner like we used to? We'd plug some quarters in the old jukebox and hear Elvis or Buddy Holly, maybe Fats Domino, maybe do a dance or two.

Seniors Pay the Price

As a society we value those who, when faced with an emergency situation, act quickly and decisively to save a life. We call them heroes.