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At 70, Red Green still keeps his stick on the ice

At 70, Red Green still keeps his stick on the ice

After two seasons, the doors of Red Green's Possum Lodge were set to close forever. The quirky Canadian comedy series about a plaid-clad handyman and his lodge brothers had officially been axed. But that all changed when Steve Smith — a.k.a.
Canadian music finally gets its due

Canadian music finally gets its due

Sometimes, it's the little things that provide the best feedback. Take Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, which recently opened in Calgary's revived East Village neighbourhood.
All hail romaine, the king of lettuces

All hail romaine, the king of lettuces

Crispy romaine lettuce is the cool royal in the lettuce family; it makes an everyday salad into an extremely healthy one. Lettuce is often not seen as being a food worth eating but it is full of nutrition.
Grieving mother reaches out to others

Grieving mother reaches out to others

Chantal Dubois was a bright, lively 18-year-old who was happily planning her graduation party from Glenmary School in Peace River with friends, just like any other teenage girl.
You're never too old to start meditating

You're never too old to start meditating

As the busy summer months come to an end, many of us look to the fall season as a time of renewal and finding balance.

Cool cucumbers just right for hot summer days

A juicy cucumber adds a wonderful freshness and crunch to our summer salads. Top of Form Bottom of Form Cucumbers are very cooling and full of health benefits.

Twenty questions about Canadian history

Welcome to 20 Questions, a new feature of Calgary Senior. This month, in honour of Canada's 149th birthday and upcoming 150th celebration in 2017, here are 20 questions with an all-Canadian theme. Canada turned 149 this year.
Summer a great time to hit the trails in Edmonton

Summer a great time to hit the trails in Edmonton

With the warm days of summer upon us, everyone is looking for a way to stay active and enjoy the sunshine. Edmonton is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the country.

Mayfield's Henry & Alice light fare for the summer season

Henry & Alice into the Wild: A pleasant walk through the woods Lucy Haines The latest offering from the Mayfield Dinner Theatre is like a live-action sitcom - with plenty of worn stereotypes about middle age and marriage - this time set against the s
Strawberries truly are the queen of fruits

Strawberries truly are the queen of fruits

Sweet, delicious, and juicy, heart-shaped strawberries are so delightfully tasty. I love how strawberries can be the star of a dish or a very visually vibrant sidekick.