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Early Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be last-minute. If you have a plan set you can be more effective, save money, and enjoy the Christmas season more.

Step 1: Have a Budget.

Christmas presents should figure into your household or personal budget for the en-tire year, instead of just trying to fi nd extra money somehow every November or December. You can always start by saving a small amount every month.

Step 2: Decide on Your Christmas List.

Some people only shop for close family and friends. Other people put together Christmas presents for co-workers, the postal worker,... Read More

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Autism In The Family is a non-profit group that has been a member of the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce since June of 2011. We do presentations at least once a month in their boardroom.  Autism in the Family consists of Diane MacNaughton and Peter Burczyk; a mother and son team who are both on the Autistic Spectrum.  Diane has a B.A. in Psychology and Peter is now in his twenties and brings a youthful enthusiasm to the presentations.    ... Read More
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How many people in the world are over 100 years old? A growing number of Americans are living to age 100. Nation-wide, the centenarian population has grown 65.8 percent over the past three decades, from 32,194 people who were age 100 or older in 1980 to 53,364 centenarians in 2010, according to new Census Bureau data.   What does Shemp mean? Fake Shemp or simply Shemp, is the term for someone who appears in a film as a replacement for another actor or... Read More
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The Christmas Wrap Booth is the second biggest fundraiser United Way of Southeastern Alberta does each year.  We have relied on this fundraiser for over 10 years.  We are very lucky to have a great partner with the Medicine Hat Mall.  The Mall donates the space we use every year.  The booth will open this year November 27th in time for Black Friday and will be open till December 24th 5:00pm for all those last minute shoppers.  We are always looking for volunteers.   Come out and support your United Way all proceeds stay in... Read More

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Drew Barnes is MLA for Cypress Medicine Hat.  Contact his office at 403-528-2191   By this time, I’m sure most have heard about Alberta’s budget presented by the NDP government in late October. To give you a quick summary, spending is once again up, reaching record levels this year. We are projected to hit 47 billion dollars of debt by 2020.   ... Read More
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