Month: June 2018

Organized labour could be a factor in 2019 election

This article was originally published in the Calgary Herald; you can find the original article here. Premier Rachel Notley had a message as she stood in front of hundreds of unionized paramedics, lab technicians and medical specialists three weeks ago. Speaking at the Health Sciences Association of Alberta’s convention, Notley said her NDP government has the back of organized labour, as it beefed up labour laws and maintained public services in the midst of the province’s…

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Walkers Bring Diabetes Cure a Few Steps Closer

On May 26, 2018, our family joined about 150 other walkers at Nicholas Sheran park in Lethbridge for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Walk to Cure Diabetes. Our daughter Brooklyn, pictured with the family pet Zip, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in November 2015 when she was eight years old. Since then, we have been actively involved with JDRF, an organization that raises money and funds diabetes research. This year the participants in the…

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Golf tournament helps relieve poverty around the world

I am an active volunteer with Generously Giving Back (GGB), a Canadian registered charity founded by everyday people with big hearts who have come together with one common purpose: To make a difference in the world, as there are no boundaries in kindness and giving. Generously Giving Back has two annual fundraisers, a golf tournament in June and a gala dinner and silent auction in November. These, along with private donations, raise about $50,000 each year.…

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