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Government partners on Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative

Seniors and their families will have access to current mental health information and frontline health professionals who can help following the launch of the Government of Canada’s Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative. the project is a partnership between the government, Shoppers Drug Mart and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH). […]

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Government launches Run to Quit Smoking program

The Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]

Columns

National Column: Orange wave crushes Tories

Voters in Alberta made history Tuesday night – and they sealed it with an exclamation point.

Rachel Notley and her New Democrats secured a majority victory in an election that was supposed to be a stroll in the park for a powerful Progressive Conservative dynasty that had all but swallowed up its opposition in the province.
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Columns

Alberta’s PC dynasty fragile with Prentice

The barbarians are at the gate again – and this time the dynasty is having trouble with the drawbridge.

As the Alberta election campaign enters its final full week, the Progressive Conservative dynasty – the country’s longest ever – is being entrusted to the increasingly shaky grip of leader Jim Prentice. […]