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Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.

Recent Work by Scott

Optimism showing for birthing centre proposal

Optimism showing for birthing centre proposal

The city's first birthing centre seems to be on track, after an open house last week was met with mostly open arms and generous comments from the public.
At Your Service: Mustard Seed benefits thanks to holiday shoppers

At Your Service: Mustard Seed benefits thanks to holiday shoppers

Edmonton City Centre gave the non-profit a nice holiday gift in the form of a $12,000 cheque
Love your house again in 31 easy steps

Love your house again in 31 easy steps

'Too Much Stuff' in your house can become a problem even if you aren't a hoarder. Stephanie Cordova has been posting daily challenges to an ever-growing number of St. Albertans to help them clear out the extras from their lives, and much of it is going to benefit local social agencies like the St. Albert Food Bank.
Enter Nisha, your new writer in residence

Enter Nisha, your new writer in residence

Edmonton's current poet laureate has a new gig to cap off all of her other current projects. She will be virtually accessible for the calendar year as the metropolitan area's regional writer in residence.
At Your Service: Stars in a box

At Your Service: Stars in a box

You can stay at home this year and still be a part of the huge party that would otherwise be known as the Friend Raiser Gala in support of the Sturgeon Hospital. In 2021, you can order in with what's called the Stars Box.
Enter Nisha, your new writer in residence

Enter Nisha, your new writer in residence

Edmonton's current poet laureate has a new gig to cap off all of her other current projects. She will be virtually accessible for the calendar year as the metropolitan area's regional writer in residence.
At Your Service: CAFSA now accepting masks

At Your Service: CAFSA now accepting masks

Spare a mask, brother? Victor Fernández is asking that question of fire departments everywhere as he looks for PPE to clean, refurbish, and donate to firefighters who have to do without throughout Central and South America.
Birthing centre on the block?

Birthing centre on the block?

St. Albert Community Midwives have proposed the rezoning of a home located on Akins Drive for the purpose of establishing a birthing centre. An open house will be held virtually next week for residents to learn more and discuss the project.
Well-wishing Windshield-a-grams to hospital workers

Well-wishing Windshield-a-grams to hospital workers

Sending warm wishes via windshield notes is just the start. Carly Miller hopes to spread joy throughout the world by helping people pull together and finding light in dark times.
Going to the movies in 2021?

Going to the movies in 2021?

That's the big question, with the answer only being possible when the theatres open back up again. Still, there are a good number that are slated for release that are worthy of mention.