‘In a way, it’s my therapy’: Ex-Great Big Sea member bares soul to audiences in home province

A former member of a hugely popular Canadian travelling band says sharing his painful, personal story in rural Newfoundland, where he was born, has filled his heart with energy. At an Oct. 18 performance at a Clarenville youth conference, Sean…

‘In a way, it’s my therapy’: Ex-Great Big Sea member bares soul to audiences in home province

A former member of a hugely popular Canadian travelling band says sharing his painful, personal story in rural Newfoundland, where he was born, has filled his heart with energy. At an Oct. 18 performance at a Clarenville youth conference, Sean…

Massive white spruce tree to be lit up in Churchill Square

Posted November 14, 2019 12:44 pm Updated November 14, 2019 12:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It’s that time of year again. The massive Christmas tree that brings holiday spirit…

Meet ‘Mokey’ the bush hyrax from Edmonton Valley Zoo

November 14 2019 9:50am An Edmonton Valley Zoo zookeeper introduces us to Mokey the bush hyrax, and Tammy Wiebe with the Valley Zoo Development Society talks about the upcoming Zoominescence festival. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Lethbridge College culinary students showcase skills in final semester

For second-year students of the culinary careers diploma program at Lethbridge College, their final semester before graduation feels a lot like working in the restaurant industry. “It’s amazing practical work experience,” said student Adele Wilkens. “You learn a lot through…

Grieving Alberta family pays it forward to others dealing with loss

It was an unexpected package that arrived in the mailbox of Caroline Stephenson and her husband Reid Schmidt. Schmidt was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He had a brain tumour and wasn’t given much time to live. Reid Schmidt. Courtesy: Caroline Stephenson…

Nova Scotia’s annual tree for Boston bundled up and on the road to Halifax

Posted November 13, 2019 7:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Nova Scotia’s annual present to the City of Boston is wrapped and on its way. A 60-year-old, 45-foot-tall white spruce,…

City of Calgary, local organizations team up to build seasonal sports shelter

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 13, 2019 6:51 pm Updated November 13, 2019 6:52 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The City of Calgary and members of its sports…

Edmonton chef who overcame addiction showcases skills at Salvation Army food hamper challenge

Edmonton chef James Hansen says he wouldn’t have seen the success he has without the help he got from the Salvation Army over a decade ago. “I probably wouldn’t be here,” said Hansen, who is now a Red Seal chef…