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Thursday Feb 26, 2015
Hi all, my name is Andrew Halipchuk and I am the new community and news reporter for Rocky View Publishing. I’m a transplanted Manitoban living in Calgary with my cousin and his dog (not a fan of her). I moved to Calgary from my small lakeside town of Matlock back in 2008 right after graduating high school with the aspiration of graduating from...
Friday Feb 20, 2015
Words are fascinating. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved language. My first word was ‘stuck,’ and I was reading by the time I was two. When it was time for me to start kindergarten, my mom decided to enrol me in French Immersion, because I’d already been reading novels in English – and voicing my frustration about all the grammatical and...
Thursday Feb 12, 2015
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Thursday Jan 29, 2015
My husband and I have been donating blood fairly regularly for several years now. I introduced him to donating when we were a shiny new couple and he was still trying to impress me, but now we kind of make a date of the whole experience – granted it’s an unorthodox date that includes bandages, medical waste containers and sacks of blood.
Thursday Jan 22, 2015
Thursday Jan 22, 2015
Anyone with a beloved pet knows the dreaded feeling of taking the four-legged baby to the vet.
Each year, Council sets priorities to guide the business of the City. One of the priorities identified last year was to provide focused customer service, meeting our customer’s needs – your needs – in the most effective ways possible.
Well, that was it. Christmas is quickly becoming a distant memory and 2014 has come and gone. For me the passing of yet another year always leaves me wondering what the heck happened? It feels like it was summer just a few weeks ago but I know that couldn’t possibly be true as the days continue to get shorter and shorter, and the long, cold darkness of winter sets in.
I’m not at all ready for the holidays.
On Dec. 5, I had the chance to ride along with one of our RCMP traffic officers. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for quite some time and I went with both a sense of excitement and anticipation. What would I see?
There are literally dozens of service clubs located in communities large and small across our constituency. I have had the good fortune to attend many of their meetings and speak with their members over the years.