17 Aug

One Hundred and Eleven Days

50 years of history is a long, long time. Most of the historical stories we have covered have gone back into the archives, but this one focuses on something a bit more recent. It is unique because it is the only...

4 Aug

The 1916 Soldiers’ Riot

The White Lunch restaurant occupied the ground floor of the building at 128 8th Ave S.E., (where the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre stands now) with a second location at 108 9th Ave S.W. (near what is currently Banker’s Hall)It was...

1 Aug
Current Events

Halfway through our 50th

As you are reading this, we are closer to the end of our 50th anniversary year than we are to the start of it. As with most of our previous 49 years, the 50th has been a particularly good year,...

31 Jul

Big sister, little sister

For the better part of seven decades, I had a big sister and she meant the world to me.Unfortunately, I lost her a couple of years ago, but not a day goes by that I don’t think of her. We...

28 Jul

The benefits of using a certified financial planner

For new and experienced investors, your financial plan is one of the most essential elements of your investing journey. A financial plan is a document that outlines your current financial circumstances, your short, medium and long-term goals and the steps...

27 Jul
Current Events

Embracing the snag

You may have noticed as you drive around the city that there are some sad-looking, seemingly barely alive, trees left standing along the boulevards. If you are like me, you may have wondered why limbs are being pruned off, but...

14 Jul
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Be a Good Neighbour

There’s nothing like working in the front yard garden to call the neighbours over. On their way to get the mail or while out walking the dog, they’ll come by to see what you’re doing. Gardening is an easy conversation...

11 Jul
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Older Adults and Opioids

A friend of mine was talking with me recently about how his visit to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia brought home to him the powerful impact of drug addiction in America today. Walking through North Philadelphia neighborhoods he described...