September 20th, 2019

Local Life

All Psyched Up: Movie ideas that make sense

By Dr. Linda Hancock on September 20th, 2019

office@drlindahancock Last week I wrote about movie quotes that are not realistic. Following are some that might make more sense: 1. I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore (“The Wizard of Oz 1939”) – Dorothy had been safe living with her aunt and uncle but being in Oz changed everything for her. There ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: ‘It’s my life and I’m worth saving’

By Rita Aman on September 20th, 2019

As a trained Quit Core facilitator, it is very rewarding to support people as they embark on their journey to become tobacco free. Over the years, I have heard many fascinating stories from participants who struggle and triumph over their nicotine addiction. The Quit Core program includes one session where we invite a quit core ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: Donations to Medicine Hat College can help with more than just tuition

By Medicine Hat News on September 17th, 2019

Those seeking to make a legacy donation to contribute to the education of future generations should look no further than the Medicine Hat College Foundation. “We are an in-house shop at Medicine Hat College for all kinds of giving,” explained Tonielle Pavlovic, MHC’s community relations officer. “We work with donors and community partners in southern ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: Easy to get involved in legacy giving at The Salvation Army

By Medicine Hat News on September 17th, 2019

The Salvation Army has been a staple in the community for years and it offers a number of vital services to Hatters. The organization is a not-for-profit charity and is funded largely by donations. Director of business administration Connie Dulle says legacy giving can make a sizable impact on The Salvation Army. “Legacy giving is ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: Stained glass windows, heritage site plaques on Medicine Hat Historical Society’s to-do list

By Medicine Hat News on September 17th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Historical Society has a couple of ongoing initiatives for those looking to contribute towards historical preservation in the Hat. Earl Morris, who represents the society on the city’s Heritage Resources Committee, says the society’s stained glass windows project is one of its more prominent initiatives in the works. “Some time ago we ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: Legacy giving takes some stress away from patients, families and caregivers

By Medicine Hat News on September 17th, 2019

Legacy giving can make all the difference for the Alzheimer’s Society, allowing the organization to focus its attention on the needs of people with a diagnosis of dementia and their loved ones. “Families living with dementia are often juggling many demands daily and cannot participate in our annual fundraising campaigns,” said Alariss Schmid, regional lead, ... Read More »

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What’s Up Doc?: There are 19 reasons why you could have low back pain

By Dr. Noorali Bharwani on September 17th, 2019

If you look at the spine it’s easy to wonder how it was created. The spine is a column of bones (vertebrae) held together by muscles, tendons and ligaments and cushioned by shock-absorbing disks. If you have a backache then the problem can be in any one or more of the elements forming your spine. ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar Sept. 16-22, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2019

MONDAY – Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. – Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food Court in front of A&W. Walk, then have coffee. – TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5:30 p.m., ... Read More »

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Your Money: Family income splitting basics

By medicinehatnews on September 14th, 2019

Income splitting is a tax planning technique which results in income being transferred from a high income earner to a family member in a lower tax bracket, thereby decreasing the overall tax burden to the family. Although income splitting with family members is an acceptable tax planning method, the attribution rules contained in the Income ... Read More »

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Blessing of the Pets on Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on September 14th, 2019

Holy Family Parish will hosts its second annual Blessing of the Pets this weekend. According to the event on the parish Facebook page, the blessings will be done in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, who saw God through all creation. Every pet is welcome at the blessing, which will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on ... Read More »

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