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Posts Tagged ‘Edmonton

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy”

July 15, 2016

By Melissa Babcock Over the years, summertime in Alberta has become synonymous with one word: festivals! The summer months are rife with so many festivals, you can literally find something to do or someplace to be almost every weekend in July and August. The legendary Calgary Stampede is already underway, with K-Days soon to follow. […]

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When in doubt – layer up!

February 19, 2016

By Melissa Babcock A few months back, on a brisk, fall morning, I left the house wearing a light jacket and a pair of ballet flats on my feet. There was no snow on the ground and the weather for the past few days had been quite balmy, so I thought nothing of my light […]

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Walking for wellness (and safety!)

December 18, 2015

By Lauren Smith I’m a big advocate for wellness. In addition to the health benefits and elevating my mood, being well is important for staying safe at work, as I’ve discussed before in the blog. My most recent wellness pursuit has been taking advantage of the mild winter weather we’ve been blessed with so far […]

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Remembering July 31, 1987

July 31, 2015

By Melissa Babcock I was six years old. Living five hours north of Edmonton at the time, I was pretty far removed from the events of that day. But I still remember hearing about it and seeing photos of the destruction on the front page of the newspaper. I remember sitting on the floor of […]

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Safety at the fair

July 3, 2015

By Caitlin Kehoe Ahhh, expo season. I can picture it now: the smell of mini donuts in the air, winning prizes, spending most of your day standing in line … Well, the prizes and mini donuts are good, anyway! The Calgary Stampede, the city’s event of the year, kicks off today. Later this month, Edmonton’s […]

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