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Prairie Proud

Are you Prairie Proud?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Growing up in a town of 150 people in Saskatchewan, Cole Thorpe knew the importance of community involvement at a young age. After all, the values of rural communities are deeply rooted in the collective efforts of citizens helping one another. Cole had the opportunity to become involved with community leadership initiatives starting back in … Read More


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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

As a hairdresser, I never thought that I would shave my head. I was approached a few years ago to shave my head. However, I was not moved to help at that time and I thought I could support in other ways, just not with my hair. My cousin’s wife, Andrea Lambert, has been battling … Read More


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All I Did Was Walk

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

From our starting point at Whale Cove where the mayor had people of the community line both sides of the road so we could leave walking down the middle, to the honour guard of cadets with a red carpet meeting us when we arrived in Rankin Inlet, the Women in Action group was treated with … Read More


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Bowlers strike out cancer in St. Albert

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On Sunday, March 23, I had the privilege of attending the 6th Annual Strikes for Cancer event held at the St. Albert Bowling Centre. This marks the first year that this spectacular event decided to support the Alberta Cancer Foundation, raising funds for research at the Cross Cancer Institute. The idea for this event was … Read More


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Bellerose Bike-a-Thon

Bellerose Bike-A-Thon Turns 11!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The 11th Bellerose Bike-A-Thon runs March 5-7th in St. Albert, supporting the Alberta Cancer Foundation & Kids with Cancer Society. Guest blogger & Bellerose Student Marley Reburn shares why this annual fundraising event is so special to her. This year I am participating in Bellerose’s 11th annual Bike-A-Thon, for my third and final year! Bike-A-Thon … Read More


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