About 9,100 people in Medicine Hat earn less than $15 an hour giving the City the distinction of have the highest percentage of low-wage workers of the seven cities in Alberta.

The dreams of a few young men during the dusty Depression years to make Swift Current a better place gave the city a lasting legacy.
The story of the Kinetic Club, which was responsible for organizing Frontier Days in Swift Current from 1937 to 1950, was the topic of the lunch and learn talk at the Swift Current Museum June 13.

Trustees with Prairie Rose School Division had a lesson in marking students and the lesson was it can be subjective, up to the individual and a lot harder than it looks.

The development of a protection plan for the Old Wives Lake watershed took an important step forward with the launch meeting of the watershed advisory committee in Gravelbourg on June 7.

Fort Macleod
The summer of a century is about to launch onto the stage of the only original Vaudeville theatre in Alberta still in operation. June 29 marks the 100th birthday of the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. To celebrate this special day, a host of activities is planned on June 29 and June 30.

Southern Alberta
For youth looking for a unique summer camp experience, they might want to consider the Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp (AYEC) at Eagle’s Nest Camp, southeast of Medicine Hat.

“Internationally, Waterton Lakes National Park is known as the wildflower Capital of Canada, for its abundant and diverse plant communities,” says Waterton Wildflower Festival co-founder Beth Russell-Towe.

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