27 Oct

How to conduct fundamental analysis and invest wisely

Relying on social media platforms, self-proclaimed investing gurus and online forums for investing recommendations can be disastrous. Whether you’re assessing the potential of a company or analyzing your existing portfolio, fundamental analysis is the best barometer for gauging the true...

13 Oct

The ringing of the bells

It is not known exactly when or where the bell was invented, however, bells have been with us for millennia. One of the oldest bells discovered so far is a clay bell and is thought to be over 3000 years...

5 Oct
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Reflections on a Growing Season

It was another atypical gardening season with a lot of planting being driven by what was on hand. To ensure I had seeds, they were ordered online in the fall. The spring plant browsing at the garden centre didn’t happen....

30 Sep
Current Events

Truth and Reconciliation, questions and answers

The following article deals with frank discussion of the experiences of residential schools and their survivors and may be distressing. The residential schools crisis line is available 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result...

29 Sep

Kicking off the school year with RESPs

With the new school year kicking off and kids headed to classrooms, now is a great time to start thinking about how prepared you are for their future education. While it may seem far away, planning for your child or...

13 Sep
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Danger of addiction in older adults

Substance abuse is an often neglected topic when it comes to older adults. When we think of something like alcoholism, we might imagine a young individual participating in binge drinking in post-secondary institutions or while managing a high-stress job. But substance dependency...

7 Sep

Alberta’s most colourful mayor

Kerby Centre has recently taken over the operation of the Veiner Centre in Medicine Hat. But less recently — in fact, over 100 years ago — the namesake of the Veiner Centre, Harry Veiner, was born. Harry Veiner was an enigmatic, mountain...

3 Sep

Gold panning for fun — not profit!

I tilt my gold pan and backpan gently, and just where it should be, in the groove of my gold pan, fine, powdery gold has collected along with a bit of black sand. Once again I have found gold.My husband...