How to build a Growth Mindset in your kids: ‘They are going to be unstoppable’

I am terrible at hand sports: badminton, baseball, tennis, squash, you name it. At least that’s according to the voice inside my head. She says, “This isn’t for you. Stick to sports that rely on your legs. That’s what you’re…

Calgary costume crew in high gear creating ‘crazy things’ for Halloween event

The costume department at Calgary’s Heritage Park was abuzz with activity when an elegantly costumed figure stepped forward with a greeting. “Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, ghouls and goblins, and the undead,” Rick Patassini said. “Welcome to Ghouls’ Night…

Flashfood app offers discounts on nearing-expiry grocery items, reduces waste

A grocery store app is helping consumers save money on food getting close to its best-before date while also diverting waste from the landfill. Flashfood launched at Real Canadian Superstores across the country this past summer. Related News READ MORE:…

Separatist talk renews in Alberta following Justin Trudeau Liberal victory

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party was re-elected Monday night and that has some Alberta residents calling for separation. Related News The Liberals were elected as a minority government but did not win a single seat in the prairies and lost the…

Conservative James Cumming wins Edmonton Centre, defeating Liberal Randy Boissonnault

Former Liberal MP Randy Boissonnault lost his seat in Edmonton Centre to Conservative James Cumming in Monday night’s federal election. In 2015, Boissonnault won the riding by 1,199 votes. Cumming, who also ran in the last federal election, placed second.…

Uncertainty looms as Calgary city council, Eau Claire Market owner negotiate in private

Redevelopment of the Eau Claire Market and its surrounding land has been talked about for nearly two decades, but so far nothing has been done. Now, the city is in talks with the owner behind closed doors in hopes of…

Alberta crash survivor shares message to reduce distracted driving

Distracted driving continues to be a dangerous problem in Edmonton, but a woman from Rocky Mountain House who almost lost her life after texting and driving is on a mission to change that. “I thought to myself… ‘I’m going to…

Man who defaced Thunberg mural in Edmonton says he wasn’t ‘taking shots at Greta’

A man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully and the artist who created it says he doesn’t mind. James Bagnall says he wrote “stop the lies”…

Pumpkin pups: Calgary pet bakery cooks up Halloween treats for dogs

Like so many stores at this time of the year, the Bon-A-Pet-Treat! Pet Bakery is decorated for Halloween. Alongside the witches and ghosts on the walls of the Calgary store, the display counters feature special spooky seasonal treats for dogs…

Train strikes gravel truck near Suffield, Alta.

Posted October 20, 2019 8:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A man suffered minor injuries after a gravel truck was hit by a train west of Suffield in Cypress County,…