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The Economics of Change

This year's season of federal and provincial budgets has touched more topics and ushered in more changes for people age 50 and older than most years.

A Little Piece of Harmony

Edmonton has many diverse groups whose aim is to focus on raising the awareness around racism and related issues. One of them is the Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation, a community organization committed to public education and community development, which celebrated its 18th annual Harmony Brunch to examine the success and challenges concerning the state of human rights, education and integration within our communities.
Art for the Ages

Art for the Ages

Christine doesn't consider herself an artist, but she frequently attends art classes at the Art Gallery of St. Albert because she says it invigorates her. In fact, all of the women who attended the Ageless Art class were adamant that they aren't artists – they just love to try something new.

Cook Your Heart Out

This July, Edmonton will host the first and only Canadian Food Championships. The competition is being held in conjunction with Taste of Edmonton, Canada's largest food festival.

Break Out the Bipeds

Seniors interested in trying something new this spring should consider heading down to Louise McKinney Park, where a two-wheeled über-modern contraption awaits them for a novel (re)discovery of Edmonton's majestic River Valley.

On the Stump With... Rory Joe Koopmans, Independent Candidate Alberta Election 2015

Edmonton Senior is giving candidates in the May 5 election the opportunity to introduce themselves. Rory Koopmans is running as an Independent in the Edmonton-Centre riding.
Dance For the Love of It

Dance For the Love of It

“I guess I've got a competitive personality,” says Andreas Guelzow. “I've always competed in something.” Guelzow started social dancing when he was 19 years old, but stopped for several years.

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.