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Katie Ayres, Executive Director - Medicine Hat SPCA   The Medicine Hat SPCA desperately needs help to renovate our facility! Every square inch of our current building is at capacity, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult for us to provide a suitable environment for animals and the people who care for them. We have a plan! We have officially launched our ‘Extreme Shelter Makeover’ campaign to help us raise $700,000 to go toward the... Read More
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Next week is Canada Day, but what exactly does Canada Day celebrate?   The British North America Act came into effect on 1 July 1867, creating the country of Canada with its initial four provinces of Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. In June 1868, Governor General Charles Stanley Monck called for a celebration of the anniversary of Confederation on 1 July 1868. While several communities did organize celebrations on this day, the legal... Read More
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Writer’s Club creativity by Linda Torrie   Wake up, little one; the time has come. You know that we are far from home. We’ve travelled far, these fun-filled days: Seen many sights, gone many ways.   ... Read More
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On February 15, 1965 our national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. Every year since 1996, when Parliament declared February 15th as National Flag of Canada Day, we celebrate our beautiful flag.   In 2017, the National Flag of Canada is celebrating its 52nd anniversary. Canadians are invited to celebrate this important symbol of our identity by organizing their own events and by showing their pride on social media. Take part in the... Read More
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I cherish my task of advocating that “LESS IS MORE” – less spending and less interference. As many of you probably know, I like to speak of the value and importance of smaller government. Here is why: first, I am proud to be a 7 year Wildroser, 5 year MLA, and family-man in Alberta. I don’t believe that I can make decisions better for you and your family than you can for yourself or your community. I think that you can be the most happy and prosperous when you, the grass roots,... Read More
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