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New foundation provides free photos for families of sick kids

New foundation provides free photos for families of sick kids

A pair of philanthropic photographers are starting a new foundation to provide free professional-quality photos to families of children with serious illnesses and life-altering disabilities.

Downtown businesses report steady sales over Christmas

Now that the Christmas sales rush has slowed to a trickle, local storeowners have a chance to punch their numbers and see how their businesses fared this holiday season. A number of businesses in St.
Report upholds St. Albert's high-tax rap

Report upholds St. Albert's high-tax rap

A recent provincial report reinforces St. Albert’s status as a high-tax locale that’s starved for non-residential development. St.

No quick fix in battle of the bulge

After a month of heavy eating, drinking and snacking, it’s no surprise that many people opt to shed a few pounds when Jan. 1 rolls around.

Threshold for crash reporting rises

Starting today, more fender benders, slight dings and other minor accidents will not require a police report. The change to Alberta law raises the threshold for reporting an accident to police from $1,000 in damage to $2,000.

Policing and communication on mayor's 2011 to-do list

The Gazette sat down with St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse for a year-end "fireside chat" to discuss the highlights of 2010 and the challenges that lie ahead in 2011. This is the second in a two-part series.
Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

Impressive Christmas paunch. Check. Coma-inducing credit card bill. Check. Spectacular case of the January blahs. Wait for it … double check.

Report slams H1N1 response

Future pandemic responses need to ensure the maximum number of people at greater risk are immunized as a top priority, says a new report by the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) released last week.

Breast Friends needs more dragon boaters

One of Edmonton’s most popular dragon boat crews is looking for a few good women for the 2011 season. The Breast Friends is putting out its annual call for new members.

Horner floats e-book proposal

The Kobo, Kindle and iPad could all be used in the year ahead to lower the high cost of student textbooks, according to a plan from Alberta’s advanced education minister.