Rose Sanchez

Rose Sanchez

Assistant Managing Editor

In the summer, Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched its Closer to Home initiative to bring back “home-cooking” to seniors’ residences and many of those seniors are already enjoying the benefits of the initiatives through re-vamped menus based on their taste preferences.

The battle to have farm workers protected under workplace health and safety regulations heated up last week around National Farmworkers Day.

Alberta has recorded its first case of the West Nile virus (WNv) in humans this year.
A woman under the age of 65 who lives in southern Alberta developed the non-neurological form of the virus.

Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne is expecting officials with Alberta Health Services to apologize for the way the closure of the Little Bow Continuing Care Centre (LBCCC) in Carmangay has been handled.

Thursday, 02 August 2012 15:59

Proposal: Southern Alberta to get another MP

Voters throughout southern Alberta could see some major changes in the next federal election with the addition of a new electoral district.

The Whitehead family, who reside in Southern Alberta, are hoping by sharing their story, more families will choose to keep their routine immunizations up to date.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 10:46

Carmangay seniors’ home to be closed

There may be only about 275 people living in the small community of Carmangay, but they are determined to fight back against Alberta Health Services (AHS) officials who have decided to close the Little Bow Continuing Care Centre.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 07:51

Parks Day activities in Elkwater July 21

There will be a lot of opportunities for residents to head to Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park-Alberta this weekend to celebrate national Parks Day.

There will be a lot of fun and interesting activities for visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park for Parks Day July 21.
A highlight of the day will be performances by a group of singing park wardens. The group travels to various national parks sharing the special performances.

Now is the public’s opportunity to have its say on potential changes to how municipal elections are run including how often they occur and when. The provincial government is reviewing the Local Authorities Election Act and Albertans have until the end of July to fill out a survey which will help shape any future changes.

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