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Rock Outreach Center opening doors on Christmas Day »

              Michael Simpson Editor   For some, Christmas is a difficult time. As the world rejoices and celebrates around them, that same sense of…

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Town and Telus light up the holiday season »

  Bianca’s Christmas wish to have this candle light-up will bring joy to many kids in town as this candle glows long into the night. (Rosanne Fortier/Photo)      …

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Sport for life

Sports for Life teaching old and new tricks »

    Seniors and teens who chose to participate in the Sports for Life session at Vegreville’s Sunshine Club on November 18. Laschowski said a program like this helps to build…

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Art and crafters announce the Christmas season with sale »

  Olivia Turre was a youngster who was testing Santa Clause out at the 13th annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Sale on November 15. (Rosanne Fortier/Photo)        …

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Canada

Angus Calls on Conservatives to Start Addressing Palliative Care »

Six months following Parliament passing New Democrat Motion M456 calling for a Pan-Canadian strategy on Palliative and end of life…

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FCC Proud Supporter of 4-H Youth Development »

For more than 100 years, 4-H clubs across Canada have worked to strengthen the bond between the agriculture industry and…

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Supporting Publishing in Alberta »

Themes & Variations will receive $94,864 from the Canada Book Fund. Earl Dreeshen, Member of Parliament (Red Deer), made the…

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement following the announcement by President Obama of changes that will begin…

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Canadians Vastly Underestimate Wealth Gap, big Schism Exists Between Ideal and Reality »

Canadians vastly underestimate the wealth gap in Canada and want a much more balanced distribution. This is the key finding…

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The Re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement on the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:…

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    Oiler Renyard Commits to University of Massachusetts »

    The Okotoks Oilers are very pleased to announce that 1994-born Goalie Nic Renyard has committed to the University of Massachusetts. Based in Amherst, Massachusetts, the “Minutemen” …

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    Gordie Ballhorn Commits to RIT »

    The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce 17-year-old defenseman Gordie Ballhorn has committed to play for the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers (NCAA Div. 1)…

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    Jetlan Houcher Commits to the University of Alabama-Huntsville »

    The Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are proud to announce that team captain Jetlan Houcher (Paradise Valley, AB) has committed to attend…

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    Agriculture

    FCC Proud Supporter of 4-H Youth Development »

    For more than 100 years, 4-H clubs across Canada have worked to strengthen the bond between the agriculture industry and young people growing up in…

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    Alberta
    Alberta News

    Life on the Farm with Jay and Sarah Schultz

    When Jay and Sarah Schultz moved back to the family farm near Rosebud, they never dreamed they’d become so passionate about sharing their experiences in agriculture.…

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    ATCO Electric Sheds Light on Electricity Bills

    Albertans can now get a better understanding of their electricity bill thanks to ATCO Electric's new online video Shedding Light On Your Electricity Bill. The engaging and educational …

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    Health
    Health

    Angus Calls on Conservatives to Start Addressing Palliative Care

    Six months following Parliament passing New Democrat Motion M456 calling for a Pan-Canadian strategy on Palliative and end of life care, MP Charlie Angus has written Health Minister…

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    Food
    Food

    Food Prices on the Rise

    In food retailing, 2014 was clearly the year of the animal protein. Meat prices increased dramatically this year, by more than 15 per cent on average. The good news for 2015 is that Canadian consumers …

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    For Many Canadians, Access to Food Still a Challenge

    Canadians spend a great deal on food - more than $100 billion per year. However, we spend much less than we used to, relatively speaking.…

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    Parenting

    Winter Time Is Family Learning Time

    With kids off school and parents home from work, the winter holidays are perfect for creating family time to play and learn together! ABC Life Literacy Canada offers these holiday family literacy…

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    How to Teach Kids the Value of Money This Holiday Season

    For most children in America, the holiday season is a wonderful time, with tasty treats, vacation from school, and plenty of toys and gifts that seem to magically appear.…

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    Business
    Business

    Supporting Publishing in Alberta

    Themes & Variations will receive $94,864 from the Canada Book Fund. Earl Dreeshen, Member of Parliament (Red Deer), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable …

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    Editorial

    Pope Francis is Wrong About Capitalism

    Any time of year is a good time to discuss poverty but the subject has obvious…

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    Income Inequality not a Problem in Canada

    Canada has long been known as a country that promotes the values of equity and fairness within our society. That helps to explain why the issue of economic inequality resonates…

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    Real Estate Century 21 awards

    Century 21 wins triple awards

                Vegreville’s Century 21 office was the winner of three awards for the 2013 season for their work in servicing the real estate needs of the community. Owner Gary Kuchik received…

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