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Official Speaker's whisky a made-in-Alberta success story

Official Speaker's whisky a made-in-Alberta success story

Edmonton-area distiller creator of first-ever Canadian whisky recognized by Ottawa's House of Commons
Conversation Cafe: A place to find support

Conversation Cafe: A place to find support

Caring for someone with dementia can be isolating, so that's where Conversation Cafes come in. Groups in Calgary and area offer a safe space to talk, listen, share and find support.
Volunteers are the backbone of Westend Seniors Centre

Volunteers are the backbone of Westend Seniors Centre

Thriving activity centre celebrates 45th anniversary in 2023
Beam me up, Scotty? Not quite yet, if Shatner can help it.

Beam me up, Scotty? Not quite yet, if Shatner can help it.

At 91, William Shatner has lived a big life, and then some. But the illustrious actor isn't spending too much time reflecting; he's still got things to do.
Images and social issues

Images and social issues

Former Alberta politician takes on an artistic passion project focused on Indigenous themes and the environment.
Life after (writing about) politics

Life after (writing about) politics

Mark Lisac doesn't miss writing about Alberta's political scene--that time has passed.
Another person's treasure: Local auction houses thriving

Another person's treasure: Local auction houses thriving

The goods and customers keep coming, even with the switch to online-only sales for Alberta's auction houses.
Lethbridge promoter receives lifetime achievement award at JUNOS

Lethbridge promoter receives lifetime achievement award at JUNOS

Ron Sakamoto's 60 years as an acclaimed concert promoter recognized by Canada's music industry.
It's never too late to write that book!

It's never too late to write that book!

Alberta authors pick up the pen in their later years and share a common message: Time is of the essence; write it now!
Edmonton mother and daughter make waves in Canadian film industry

Edmonton mother and daughter make waves in Canadian film industry

Mother-daughter team balances the personal with demands of a high-pressure, growing film company.