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Hearing Assessments and Aids are Accessible and Affordable

Hearing Assessments and Aids are Accessible and Affordable

These days of inflation have caused many people to re-evaluate what is a want and what is a need. However, when it comes to hearing loss, far too many Canadians are willing to put the help they need on the back burner. This is a mistake.
The Oil Country Hockey Assist Program Gets More Kids into Hockey

The Oil Country Hockey Assist Program Gets More Kids into Hockey

One in three Canadian children are on the sidelines due to the costs of organized sports. Since 1993, KidSport has helped underserviced children access sports by providing grants. Now, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF), KidSport Albert and Sport Central have teamed up to offer the most ambition program yet. It’s called the Oil Country Hockey Assist Program (HAP)
Code Ninjas® Keeps Students’ Minds Sharp and Agile

Code Ninjas® Keeps Students’ Minds Sharp and Agile

Shannon and Ryan Stevenson own the Code Ninjas® franchises in St. Albert and Windermere (Edmonton). “We opened Code Ninjas® to provide a safe and inclusive space where children explore coding and STEM with like-minded peers and mentors,” says Shannon. “This is a space where they are celebrated for who they are; a space to grow and a space to belong.”
Hearing Loss: What It Looks Like By Degrees

Hearing Loss: What It Looks Like By Degrees

For some, hearing loss means struggling to hear background noise. For others, it is being nearly completely shut out from the sounds around them. For many, help is available. It is a matter of reaching out to reconnect with the world.
Think You Know Hearing Aids? Think Again! Learn About Today’s Discreet Options

Think You Know Hearing Aids? Think Again! Learn About Today’s Discreet Options

Whether occasional hearing support is needed, or severe loss is experienced, there is a comfortable, discreet option on the market. If you can wear ear buds or headphones, a hearing aid should not be a problem.
Ride Indoors Year Round at the Athabasca District Ag Society

Ride Indoors Year Round at the Athabasca District Ag Society

Olson says, “We highly promote buying a membership as members are covered under the AG Society. It’s very affordable and allows you to ride through winter in the covered arena. If you are training as a barrel racer, for example, you could practice comfortably and under our liability policy (with a membership) – indoors no matter if outside it is raining, snowing or the sun is beating down.” That kind of value is truly hard to beat.
Introducing the next level in movie-going luxury

Introducing the next level in movie-going luxury

Landmark Cinemas debuts Premiere Seats in St Albert following success in Edmonton
HearingLife Canada: Hear What You Have Been Missing

HearingLife Canada: Hear What You Have Been Missing

The world around you is rich with sounds and details, laughter and music. However, if your hearing is damaged, you are missing out. It’s no big deal…right? Actually, it is. What may seem like a minor annoyance in a crowded room when you can’t hear the conversations, or having to ask your spouse to repeat themselves frequently, is a much bigger issue than most realize.
So Much to Explore in Strathcona County

So Much to Explore in Strathcona County

Whether you call Strathcona County home, or you are looking for a daytrip the whole family will love, this area has it all. A mix of urban and rural spaces means you can shop all morning then pick berries on a farm in the afternoon. As COVID restrictions wind down, the activities you love are returning, along with some new things to try. Here are just a few ways to enjoy Strathcona County this summer.
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of a Unique Albertan Milestone

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of a Unique Albertan Milestone

In February of this year, the Canadian Energy Museum (formerly the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre) celebrated 75 years since its official production began. A National Historic Site, the Imperial Oil well marked a turning point in the history of Alberta’s petroleum industry.