January 21st, 2017

Local Life

Your Money: Basics of life insurance

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

The first type of insurance is called term life. Term life provides insurance protection for a specified length of time, either a fixed number of years (e.g. 10 or 20 years) or to a specified age (e.g. to age 75). Premiums are usually lower when you are young, but become more expensive as you renew. ... Read More »

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Praxis: Wax on or wax off? Depends how fast you want to ski

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

Reluctantly, I have agreed to go skiing in the coming weeks. I say reluctantly because I once had a really bad accident and injury as a result of a skiing accident. As a result, I was wondering whether or not I should have my skis waxed before I go out. I do not want to ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: The Nazis of Medicine Hat

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

In Medicine Hat, during the Second World War, the Nazis were in charge! Internment Camp #132, one of the biggest prisoner-of-war camps for the Allies, housed more than 12,000 German prisoners. This number exceeded the population of Medicine Hat at the time, and since the understaffed camp relied on the German military command structure (dominated ... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: Standing in the place of a parent

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

Family lawyers are always pleased to see clients when they are entering into a new relationship. Meeting with these clients gives us the opportunity to discuss possible outcomes which can arise when they are involved in a new relationship. One factor that can complicate a new romantic relationship is the relationship that the client has, ... Read More »

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Historical Society offering ‘show and tell’ at Jan. 26 meeting

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

Medicine Hat News A ‘show and tell’ event will highlight the regular meeting Jan. 26 of the Historical Society of Medicine Hat and District. The meeting will be held in the Cutbanks Room at the Esplanade starting at 7 p.m. Members and guests will be given the opportunity to bring some of their treasured historical ... Read More »

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Inside Health Care: Winds of change happening rapidly at regional hospital

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

The Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation board of trustees and staff wish you a Happy New Year! As you have noticed the chinook wind of change is starting to blow strong in Medicine Hat. You may have heard the new wing of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital is complete and the keys have now ... Read More »

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By the Way: Change is coming

By Medicine Hat News on January 21st, 2017

A new church was dedicated in Sinyangchow in China on Nov. 11, 2006. It was on the very site of a church that was built in 1906 by my grandfather, Daniel Nelson. The former church which would seat 600 at worship had fallen into decay. This new one was seven storeys tall with the lower ... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: Christmas is over, now get back in control of your finances

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2017

Christmas is over and the bills are arriving. It’s time to figure out how you are going to handle the January financial stress. Following are some hints that will help you to get back into control again: Regular Repeat Expenses 1. Prepare a chart with headings that include: Item; Amount; Due Date; Minimum Payment; Interest ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Ready for resolutions?

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2017

Have the holidays left you feeling nuttier than a fruitcake? Are you looking forward to a fresh start in 2017 and hope to kick it off with a New Year’s resolution? Many of us have good intentions about changing something in our lives, but have you ever wondered if you are actually ready to make ... Read More »

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Canada 150: Canadian-isms

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Oh Canada! To help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year we’re putting together a few special projects and for one of them we want to know what comes to your mind when you think of this great nation? What do you tell people from other countries about Canada? What do you hear when you’re travelling ... Read More »

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