6 May
Featured | Money

Being scam-smart this year

There are a variety of scams and frauds happening all the time in Canada, with new ones being invented daily. In 2020, Canadian reports of fraud reached 69,411, with 41,007 victims of the crime. In total, Canadians were defrauded to the...

4 May
Featured | Opinion

A year of incredible challenges

On the day of Jan. 6, 2020, I arrived at Kerby Centre for my first day of work. I had all sorts of ideas about what my priorities would be as the new CEO for my first 90 days on the...

27 Apr
Featured | Money

Robo-advisers: The best way to invest?

First launched in the early 2000s, robo-advisers were used as an online interface to assist investment managers in handling their client’s assets efficiently. Since 2008, robo-advisers have become publically available, providing beginner and experienced investors with a simple and relatively...

7 Apr
Featured | Money

Before investing in meme stocks

You may have heard or read about a series of select companies discussed heavily on social media and Reddit, surging in value seemingly overnight. Referenced as “meme stocks” in the news and online, these companies are a select but growing...

1 Apr
Current Events | Featured

Behind the tricksters

Checking the news headlines on April 1 is always a gamble, every single year. Many organizations will put out their jokes and japes to celebrate the annual holiday of pranks, trying to catch readers unaware for a light laugh. With consistent headlines...

25 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Pride in our volunteers

A message from Kerby Centre CEO Larry Mathieson I looked for a definition of volunteerism online this morning. Volunteerism: the use or involvement of volunteer labour, especially in community services. A little uninspiring, given how volunteering really changes the world. Most years,...

11 Mar
Current Events | Featured

March comes in like a lion

It was just last year when Calgarians – and all Albertans – first heard of Covid-19. The pandemic’s anniversary dates from March 4 last year, when Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw announced the first presumptive case of an Alberta resident stricken with...

3 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Volunteering at an animal rescue

Volunteering provides physical, social, and psychological benefits and is a valued role for older adults. Although adults volunteer for various organizations, there is limited understanding of why older adults volunteer for animal rescue organizations. Since the 1990s, the number of animal...