May 19th, 2019

Local Life

Praxis: Sprout science

By Patty Rooks on May 18th, 2019 I know that many of us are eagerly anticipating the “unofficial start to summer” as the May long weekend quickly approaches! We are all hopeful that we will be able to get out in our yards and start planting, mowing, pruning, you name it. After a long winter, I am eager to get started ... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: What is title insurance and is it right for you?

By Hilary Pritchard on May 18th, 2019 Spring is here and that means the real estate market is picking up speed. Many Hatters will be buying and selling homes in the coming months. As we get ready to for the busy real estate season, I thought it would be helpful to address a topic unfamiliar to many people – title insurance. ... Read More »

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Your Money: Retirement ready for Baby Boomers

By Neil Mardian on May 18th, 2019 When you’ve just started your first job, and the money starts rolling in, it might seem daunting to think about putting money aside – for your big life goals or for a rainy day. It all seems so very far away. As we grow older, the questions grow too: Am I saving enough? Of ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar May 20-26, 2019

By Medicine Hat News on May 18th, 2019

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Victoria 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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Mental Health Matters: What is good mental health?

By Erin Reeder on May 18th, 2019

People often believe that mental wellness or good mental health is a person without a mental illness. However, it is more than that – everyone has mental health. The lack of a mental illness doesn’t mean you have good mental health and the presence of a mental illness doesn’t mean you have poor mental health. ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: Local foxy ladies

By Sally Sehn on May 18th, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a time when women thought wearing the pelt of a dead animal around their shoulders was fashionable. In the 1920s and 1930s, a fur scarf known as a “tippet,” which often retained the head and paws of the animal for decoration, was quite the rage. My grandma was one of those ... Read More »

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By the Way: A time of great expectations

By Sidney Nelson on May 18th, 2019

It was on the trip in downtown Montreal that I first noticed it. Above a store was a sign marked “Great Expectations.” I was very curious so I went to study the display in the window. It was clothes for maternity wear! Those words of expectation describes this time of the year. This long weekend ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: A tribute to my parents in honour of Mother’s and Father’s Day

By Trudy Dyck on May 17th, 2019 As I was once again trying to figure out what gift to get my parents for Mother’s and Father’s Day I couldn’t help but reflect on all they have done for me. They have been a major influence in my life, helped shape who I am and been wonderful role models. The most prominent ... Read More »

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Local rock club hosting May Daze in Seven Persons

By Medicine Hat News on May 17th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Rock and Lapidary Club will welcome rockers from throughout Alberta this weekend for the 56th annual May Daze. Members from six clubs of the Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs will be in Seven Persons selling raw and finished stones, jewellery and potentially some lapidary equipment. Everyone is encouraged to visit the Seven ... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: The importance of celebrating

By Dr. Linda Hancock on May 17th, 2019 Did you know that May 17 is Norwegian Independence Day? That country’s Constitution was signed in 1814 and the citizens continue to celebrate every year with bands, flag waving, traditional dress as well as parades. The Norwegians really celebrate! England also has been celebrating this month, first with a new royal baby and also ... Read More »

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