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Advocates seeking advance death contracts for physician-aided deaths

The anguish of watching her mother’s slow death from dementia has an Alberta woman demanding the ability to request doctor-assisted death years in advance.

The power to pre-order a physician-aided death if a certain intolerable medical condition is reached isn’t currently part of federal legislation implemented last June to green-light the medical procedure, say activists. 479 more words

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Quick Sunday Funny

Teacher: If you’re done your picture, please come hand it in.

Student: I’m done. Here you go.

Teacher (frowns at blank sheet): What’s this? 136 more words

Edmonton

'Comply or explain' in place in AB, but some say more to be done to increase number of women around board table

Rules requiring publicly traded companies to disclose what they are doing to increase the representation of women on corporate boards are now in effect in Alberta, but some say more may need to be done to significantly increase the number of female directors in the province. 1,055 more words

Local Business

CA, Alberta: Rocky Mountains - Icefields Pathway and its wonders

Rocky Mountains, North America’s largest mountain system, are widely known for dazzling valleys, rocky peaks, abundance of wildlife, snow-covered ridges, and alluring meadows. The Canadian Rockies… 462 more words

Nature

A la découverte de l'Alberta: Icefield Parkway (3e partie)

Cet article va comprendre BEAUCOUP de photos ;)

Après le lac Louise, il fallait reprendre la route pour rejoindre l’autre point d’arrêt du voyage: Jasper. Pour cela, il faut prendre la Icefield Parkway, l’unique route qui relie les parc nationaux de Banff et Jasper. 638 more words

Canada

My top 10 must do Winter things in Waterton. 

1. Snowshoeing- it’s easy. You can rent, borrow or buy snowshoes. Then all you have to do is find a trail. If your in the mountains always follow posted signage about snowshoeing trails vs cross country skiing, and avalanche warnings Waterton park usually puts up info at most trial heads. 286 more words

Hiking

Cinnamon Spoon 

Location: Cinnamon Spoon
City: Bragg Creek, Canada

This place was half an hour away from my Calgary place. I needed to meet a student there who was selling me her used textbooks, and stumbled upon a local coffee shop. 54 more words

Alberta