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Christmas activities make spirits bright

Christmas activities make spirits bright

Activities abound at senior's residences year-round. But during the holidays, when those without family or friends nearby can find the festive season a bit lonely, special events are even more important to fostering a sense of community.
A cut above: Alberta businessman gives as much as he's received

A cut above: Alberta businessman gives as much as he's received

Hasoon Rahal is a self-made man: coming to Canada with nothing and growing a salon empire. But giving back to community means just as much to the entrepreneurial Albertan.
Let the good times roll

Let the good times roll

Remember the roller rink? Nostalgia and fun are front and centre at what is now Alberta's only indoor roller-skating rink.
A  'blanket of love' lifts spirits of mental health patients

A 'blanket of love' lifts spirits of mental health patients

Despite facing health challenges of her own, a St. Albert nurse gives back to other mental health patients through Blankets of Love.
Seniors get social boost from walking clubs

Seniors get social boost from walking clubs

The benefits of walking are huge; not just physical but socially too.
Canyon memoir a thank you for a blessed life

Canyon memoir a thank you for a blessed life

From small-town Nova Scotia to Nashville and back again: country singer Canyon's full-circle life is documented in his new memoir, My Country.
EDify's Top 40 Under 40, Class of 2022

EDify's Top 40 Under 40, Class of 2022

Edify Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 issue is out now, recognizing the contributions of 40 notable residents of the community.
A sweet deal: Senior becomes doughnut ambassador

A sweet deal: Senior becomes doughnut ambassador

Edmonton senior Bessie Diggins sinks her teeth into new role.
Wearing your heart on your skin

Wearing your heart on your skin

Do you have a tattoo? Thinking of getting one? Regret one? Share your tattoo story with us, at lhaines@prime.greatwest.ca
A rose by any other name: Don't pass over this charming Alberta hamlet

A rose by any other name: Don't pass over this charming Alberta hamlet

Rosebud is a hidden gem, nestled amidst the province's grain fields and the badlands. The arts-focused enclave has much to offer at any time of year.