Category Archives for "Lifestyle"

Aug 21

Letter to the Editor—FIVE YEARS: A CWB EPITAPH

By Gateway Gazette

It’s been five years since the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) monopoly passed into history. Even so, according to the Edmonton Journal there are still some who long for the days when western farmers were required by law to deliver their wheat and barley (bound for export) to the government. It was illegal under the CWB […]

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Aug 20

CREB: Mid-year Market Update Shows Stability

By Gateway Gazette

CREB® forecasts a process of recovery for the remainder of 2017 City of Calgary – The first-half of 2017 marked a shift in Alberta’s economy from recession to recovery, with conditions supporting stability rather than expansion. “Economic challenges continue to exist, as high unemployment rates, weak migration levels and more stringent lending conditions are weighing on the housing […]

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Aug 20

Addressing Homelessness and Violence in Central Alberta

By Gateway Gazette

The Alberta government is working with its community partners and providing additional funding to help communities in central Alberta address homelessness and prevent family violence. “Every Albertan deserves to have a place to call home and live free from violence. This funding will help address homelessness and domestic violence in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and […]

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Aug 20

Support for Life-saving Opioid Program

By Gateway Gazette

A $1.2-million grant from the provincial government will support renovations at Calgary’s Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre – a proposed site for supervised consumption services. The province has also received and accepted the first recommendations of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission, including providing operational funding for the supervised consumption sites in Alberta currently under […]

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Aug 20

Eye Program Saves Millions, Expands Care Options

By Gateway Gazette

The government is expanding a pilot project that has made life better for more than 14,000 Albertans facing vision loss while saving millions of dollars. In October 2015, the province launched the Retina Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Program for Intraocular Disease (RAPID), in partnership with the Retina Society of Alberta. The pilot gave patients with […]

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Aug 20

Want to Know 5 Reasons (most) Diets Fail?

By Gateway Gazette

Emily here to let you know that research shows that regular dieting is a waste of time and energy. Don’t believe me? Read on to find out why… Why am I dissing on dieting? According to Dr. Mark Hyman, functional medicine doctor, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and New York Times […]

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Aug 20

Conservationists Urge Government to Establish Marine Protected Areas to Protect Endangered Whales

By Gateway Gazette

Vancouver, BC – According to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), urgent measures need to be taken to protect Canada’s endangered whales. The establishment of marine protected areas that provide much needed protection from vessel noise and ship strikes, entanglement with fishing gear, pollution, and oil and gas activities are vital to our whales […]

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