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France Honours Edmonton's WWII Veterans

France Honours Edmonton's WWII Veterans

Nine veterans of World War II were presented with the French Legion of Honour medal during a ceremony on Feb. 8 in the Alberta Legislature Building Rotunda.

When Gail Vaz-Oxlade Talks, Money Listens

Anyone who has heard Gail Vaz-Oxlade speak about money knows all about her forthrightness. She's blunt and she pulls no punches.
The Store of the Century

The Store of the Century

Woodward's has a rich history in Western Canada. After Charles Woodward opened up shop in Vancouver in 1892, the popular department store chain had an impressive 100-year run.

The High Cost of Low Prices

As falling oil prices slow economic growth across the country, governments will reduce health care spending, just as medical costs are increasing. That means individuals will have to pay a larger portion of the expenses and seniors could be hit hard.
Senior Loses Her Home Over a Few Toques

Senior Loses Her Home Over a Few Toques

Pat Reddy says she has been forced to move from her home of 24 years after being discovered selling her homemade knitting for extra income. Every two months, the 69-year-old sells her knitting to supplement her meagre income.

Foot in Mouth Disease

FIMD, of course the meaning of the acronym is obvious... we've been talking about feet and boots and it follows, sooner or later.... FIMD will appear on the agenda.
Dirty Boots and the Danger of Conspiracies

Dirty Boots and the Danger of Conspiracies

Drill Parade in the morning' were the orders... boots [and etc.] to be cleaned... some conversation between four or five Non Commissioned Officers about the need to 'spit and polish' boots.
Seaweed Just Ain't Gonna Work

Seaweed Just Ain't Gonna Work

This week’s blog is mainly the work of Josh C, a well known local weather forecaster.. a meteorologist. Why? because it was thought it might be good to know about weather forecasting...
One Day You Will Be The Guest of Honour

One Day You Will Be The Guest of Honour

"His wife was absolutely devastated," said my friend, who had recently attended a 'Celebration of Life' for a man who had been our colleague many years ago, by the poor attendance of former colleagues. I only felt slightly guilty.
The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival Marks its 9th Year

The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival Marks its 9th Year

The logs crackled as they burned together in fire pits dotted along Alberta Avenue; their radiant warmth providing refuge for patrons of the 2016 Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival.