George Webber, who is well-known for documenting Alberta’s past on film, had always wanted to take his camera inside the barbed wire fences surrounding the historic gas plant at Turner Valley, just southwest of Calgary.
From a Facebook post sprouted the foundation for Airdrie P.O.W.E.R. (Protecting Our Women with Emergency Resources), an organization determined to fund and support the first women’s shelter in the rapidly growing city.
Thanks to the Give A Mile program, and a plethora of donated loyalty travel miles, Airdrie resident Valda Allamby and her daughter Deb will be flying to her native country of Barbados to see her family one last time.
Remembrance Day marks a time when North Bay, Ont., resident Scott McLaughlin, 56, said he feels the presence of his late father. During last year’s Remembrance Day, McLaughlin said a short news clip of an Airdrie veteran on the local CTV station made him feel his father was sitting right next to him.
The comedic and often zany stories that encompass the history of Paros on Main is being told through the eyes of its owner Effrossini Tzigalanis in her first book, Reservation for 10, which is currently in the process of being published.
Putting aside the federal election results for just one moment, let’s clap for the most important element Canada gained over these past 78 days since the writ dropped: a widespread political engagement among people of all ages and walks of life.
On their farmstead outside of Irricana, Christopher Fasoli and his wife Jessica are constructing a craft malt house for their upstart company Hobo Malt and pioneering an industry that has not existed in North America since the 1920s when prohibition dried the United States.