The Weekender

Happy Legacy Day! Thanks Mom

Learning to love – or change – your legacy as you reflect on the importance of family.

Central Alberta’s mother-daughter duo to take part in fundraiser for cancer research

They will walk 25 kilometres on June 24 as part of this year's "OneWalk to Conquer Cancer."

Rumsey Ag Society board approves full kitchen renovations

The board hopes to have the kitchen in full use in time for the first wedding of the summer.

Why millennials need insurance

Insurance may not be top of mind for most millennials, but for people in their 20s and 30s, the time is right to get insured.

Volunteers with a capital ‘V’

A recent fire near MLA Rick Strankman's farm highlighted the need for emergency preparedness and the importance of volunteers.

Preparing for emergencies

Ponoka County hosted an emergency preparedness training event last week for about 40 participants from different organizations.

Ditching minor warrants is the right way to go

Alberta is, at last, heading in the right direction with a move that will create a better overall run justice system.

Canadians are unprepared for retirement, are you?

Sixty per cent of the respondents in the most recent Manulife survey commented they aren’t saving enough for retirement.

A look back at the provincial election of 1930

The year 1930 was anything but a normal year. No one was prepared for the accelerating collapse of the economy.

  • May 4th, 2017

Why critical illness and disability coverage?

Critical illness and disability insurance are often overlooked, but are equally as important as life insurance.

Giving back with Mosaics of Hope at Red Deer’s Parkland Mall

Charity fundraiser uses mosaics to raise money for community causes.

Mounties learn the ropes on horsemanship

Former livestock investigator Dave Heaslip hired to help mounties prepare for Canada 150 celebrations.

People are the same everywhere, yet not so much

How much do we really see when we visit other cultures? How much do we really see about ourselves?

Individual touch key to Arbutus Nursery success

The individual touch from owners Debbie Hameluck and Tony Ruijsch has helped the business hit 20 years in operation.

Legendary Roy Forbes brings range of hits to Red Deer

Forbes will perform in Red Deer on April 28th at the Elks Lodge.

Canada’s 2017 budget comments and highlights

Some of these new changes may require rethinking some existing tax planning you have in place.

Ponoka youth wins Moose Youth Awareness

Jesse Stretch has won a fully paid trip to a competition in Kenosha, Wisconsin at the end of the month hosted by Moose International.

Diabetes Canada launches new name and new mandate

The new motto of the organization is to 'End Diabetes.'

Bashaw filmmaker showcases short movie

The film profiles the life of Ed McFadden, Bashaw resident and avid dancer.

Alberta farmland values lost steam in 2016, FCC report says

Average farmland values in Canada continued to climb in 2016, but lost steam in most provinces, including Alberta.

  • Apr 13th, 2017