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Gary Poignant

Gary Poignant

Freelance writer Gary Poignant writes lifestyle features for Alberta Prime Times. He's been part of the team since 2019.

Recent Work by Gary

A drive down memory lane

A drive down memory lane

Are you a classic car lover? Then this museum in Edmonton should be on your list of must-sees.
Tennis, anyone?

Tennis, anyone?

Though pickleball has become the darling of racquet sports for many seniors, tennis groups want to remind people it's a fine alternative.
News anchor Gord Steinke leaving the desk to hit the open road

News anchor Gord Steinke leaving the desk to hit the open road

After a thirty-year ride in the news business, Edmonton broadcaster ready to take his foot off the gas
Cheering for both/either side in the Battle of Alberta

Cheering for both/either side in the Battle of Alberta

Whoever wins round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs, fans and businesses alike agree it's good for all Albertans. Share your fan pics on our Facebook page or send to lhaines@prime.greatwest.ca. We'll share the Battle of Alberta excitement with our readers!
Elks charge 2022 CFL season with renewed spirit

Elks charge 2022 CFL season with renewed spirit

Edmonton Elks rebuild, with nod to history and long-time fans, but also with an eye to the future
Kicking cancer's butt: inspiring stories of surviving (and thriving) after diagnosis

Kicking cancer's butt: inspiring stories of surviving (and thriving) after diagnosis

During cancer awareness month, survivors share their stories of triumph over a terrifying disease.
Physician shortages felt across the province

Physician shortages felt across the province

A new contract between physicians and the Alberta government will be key to easing the doctor shortage, say practitioners.
Attention shoppers: Donna has worked here for 50 years, and is still going strong

Attention shoppers: Donna has worked here for 50 years, and is still going strong

Longtime retail worker enjoys a rare 50-years of service at an Edmonton Woolco turned Walmart.
Long-term care and COVID-19: How have we managed?

Long-term care and COVID-19: How have we managed?

Two years since the start of the pandemic, a look at how long-term care facilities and workers are coping.
Retired lawyer sets his sights (limited or not) on new challenges

Retired lawyer sets his sights (limited or not) on new challenges

Edmonton senior Randy Hogle proves a positive attitude and determined spirit can make almost anything possible.