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Who Was Schlaet, And What's His Point?

From time to time — most recently in a story about rock formations on local shorelines — I’ve mentioned “Schlaet’s Point.” That’s the strip of land between the end of Soundview Drive (north end of Compo Beach), and the only house on the water side of Hillspoint between Compo and Old Mill Beach (big stone wall; yardarm with the US, Connecticut and  Texas [!] state flags). 345 more words


2015 Herald Christmas Fund helps those in need

Appreciation and heartfelt thanks were the order of the day Feb 3 as 14 not-for-profit organization shared equally in the phenomenal $1,388,648.64 raised through the 2015 Herald Christmas Fund. 153 more words

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Charities Win Big at Poker Tournament

Calgary Flames players, alumni and management joined forces with local celebrities at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino recently to take part in the annual Flames Ambassadors Celebrity Poker Tournament. 47 more words

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Montreal restaurants suffer second consecutive bad year as diners stay home

After a difficult 2014, the restaurant industry in Quebec experienced another decline in 2015.

There was a decrease in sales of about 1.5 per cent, the Association des restaurateurs du Québec said, citing data from Statistics Canada. 94 more words

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Devotion to dentures pays off for Diep

Denture Cottage South

Losing teeth is a life-changing experience that affects everyday tasks and erodes self-confidence. It’s not pleasant, but denturist Dao Diep has learned to make it as easy as possible for her patients. 968 more words


Tourism Calgary on a roll

Yes, Virginia. There is good news out there. Great news in fact if you are in the tourism industry. Our low Canadian dollar will see droves of tourists from the States and other countries beat a path to our foothills door to enjoy all the trappings one can in Calgary and surrounding areas. 494 more words

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Staples Squash Team's Growth May Be Walled In

For years, the Gym at Southport Athletic — originally the Southport Racquet Club, then the Southport Athletic Club — was one of the only places around here to play squash. 237 more words

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