February 21st, 2020

Local Life

What’s Up Doc?: Loneliness in older adults poses mental health risks

By Dr. Noorali Bharwani on February 18th, 2020

Let us define loneliness. Loneliness is the state of mind. You can be in a company or relationship and you may feel lonely. You may be alone and feel sorry for yourself. It’s a feeling of sadness or even anxiety that occurs when you want company. Feeling of loneliness can occur in a crowded place ... Read More »

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By the Way: Interfaith Room at MHC is buzzing with activity

By Kristy Reimers-Loader on February 15th, 2020

It’s midterm time at the College, and students are slouching reluctantly toward exam rooms and eagerly anticipating the study break that begins on Monday. My friends, the place is fairly crackling with activity, and life in the Interfaith Room is no exception. It’s a small but vibrant community of students, staff and faculty from all ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar Feb. 17-23, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on February 15th, 2020

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Family Day long weekend. Check with the club. 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 ... Read More »

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Praxis: Search for meteorites

By Patty Rooks on February 15th, 2020

praxis@praxismh.ca@PraxisMedHat I don’t know if you heard or not, but scientists believe a meteorite may have landed near Medicine Hat last week; this is pretty exciting news for science enthusiasts such as myself! Meteorites are important for scientists to study as they are the only material evidence we can gather relatively easily that shows us ... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: What does it mean to live with someone?

By Catherine Regier on February 15th, 2020

cregier@pritchardandco.com On Jan. 1 the new Family Property Act came into effect. While there has long been legislation deciding how married spouses will divide their property when they separate, there has not previously been legislation for dividing property between unmarried people who live together. The Family Property Act will now govern how property will be ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Navigating cultural norms as a newcomer or visitor

By Tina Meggison on February 14th, 2020

tina.meggison@ahs.ca As my husband and I prepare to embark on a holiday to Cuba, I am reminded of the many different cultural norms we run into every day. With technology and social media today, we are able to research and prepare for any cultural differences we may encounter on our vacation. When we go to ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar Feb. 10-16, 2020

By Medicine Hat News on February 10th, 2020

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Family Day long weekend. Check with the club. 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 ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: Will and Grace

By Sally Sehn on February 8th, 2020

When William Cousins’ large frame house at 271 First St. SE was constructed, it was the same year that his daughter Grace was born, 1896.Four years later, a new house was built a couple of doors west of the Cousin’s residence. The homeowner, E.B. Thomas White, his wife and three sons became the Cousins’ new ... Read More »

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By the Way: Nourishment for the soul

By Jim Hillson on February 8th, 2020

I used to be a vegetarian. And then I moved to Alberta! I tried to keep it up, and finally I gave it up. But I still retain the sense that what we take for nourishment matters. The food we eat matters and so does the nourishment which we take for our soul’s sake. Junk ... Read More »

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Childcare Chatter: Reasons to choose quality child care

By Jennifer Usher on February 8th, 2020

One of the most challenging things as a new parent is finding a quality child care program. The Medicine Hat & District Child Care Association is here to help. We encourage you to visit our website for a list of regulated child care programs and agencies within southeast Alberta. Our membership list will start you ... Read More »

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