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Jan 18

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Carbs Be Gone?

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One day they’re in, the next day they’re out again. But whether we’re talking about Atkins or South Beach, low-carb diets are one kind of fad that never seems to die. If you haven’t tried a low-carb diet, you may not know that many of these programs restrict all kinds of carbohydrates, and not just […]

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Jan 17

Why You Should Stop Buying Vitamins and Get More Sleep Instead

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By Saverio Stranges, Professor & Chair of Epidemiology, Western University Almost half of all Canadians regularly take at least one nutritional supplement such as vitamins, minerals, fibre supplements, antacids and fish oils. Many of these individuals are healthy and hoping to improve general well-being or prevent chronic disease. Scientific evidence, however, suggests that some high-dose nutritional supplements — […]

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Jan 17

United Conservatives Release Results of 2018 Fundraising Efforts

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Statement from United Conservative President Erika Barootes (Edmonton, AB): United Conservative President Erika Barootes has issued a statement following the release of the Party’s 2018 fundraising numbers: “Over the last year, the United Conservative Party has experienced tremendous growth as more and more Albertans look to us as the credible, common-sense alternative to the NDP. Founded […]

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Jan 17

Should Everyone Avoid Gluten?

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Separating the wheat from the chaff when it comes to grain proteins Few food ingredients are as controversial as gluten, the cereal grain protein linked to celiac disease. But for people who don’t suffer from celiac disease, the health benefits of cutting out gluten are less clear. By Jane Chamberlin In a news and social […]

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Jan 17

Alberta’s Top Baby Names for 2018

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Olivia and Liam were Alberta’s most common baby monikers in 2018, while Harper, Elizabeth and James cracked the top 10 list for the first time in decades. Alberta welcomed 50,104 babies into the world last year – 25,717 boys and 24,387 girls. Olivia was the most popular name choice for baby girls for the fifth […]

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Jan 16

If I had a Million Dollars? Canadians have big numbers in mind for future ‘nest egg’ – but many don’t have a plan to get them there: RBC poll

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Unpacking your financial future: RBC poll shows Canadians have a big ‘nest egg’ goal in mind, but no plan to get there TORONTO, January 14, 2019 – Non-retired Canadians have big numbers in mind for the money they’ll need to save to ensure a comfortable financial future – averaging as high as $1.07 million in B.C. – […]

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Jan 16

Mountain Operators Teach Gunners to Manage Avalanches in British Columbia

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  By Second Lieutenant M.X. Déry, Public Affairs, Maritime Forces Pacific Rogers Pass, British Columbia — Whenever Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel deploy artillery and high explosives, safety is paramount. However, when operating at the height of winter in the country’s most active avalanche territory, the risk increases quickly and must be mitigated with equipment and […]

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Jan 16

2019 Ram 1500: North American Truck of the Year

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Auburn Hills, Mich. – The all-new Ram 1500 has been named 2019 North American Truck of the Year by a panel of automotive experts. The award is unique and considered by many to be one of the world’s most prestigious based on its diverse mix of 60 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada who serve […]

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