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    Good Business of the Month: Novamen

    01 Dec, 2019

    Written by Ryan Charles Parker   A business has no obligation in our society to give back to the community. Any company that does help the community does so by good intention. It’s a choice. And Novamen makes such a choice.   “Novamen is the Latin word…

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    Volunteer of the Month - Siham Ahmed

    31 Oct, 2019

        Siham Ahmed Written by Ryan Charles Parker    The world needs rich people. Not rich in material wealth, but people who are rich in character and compassion. Those who have faced down challenges and overcome difficulties and use them constructively…

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    Blessed is the One Who is Kind to the Needy

    15 Oct, 2019

    Written by Ryan Charles Parker   Since the advent of civilization, there has existed the poor and down-trodden. And, since time immemorial, there has existed compassionate, fortunate people to help them. Small acts of kindness, donations, and long-standi…

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    Volunteer of the Month - Erica Herron

    30 Sep, 2019

    180 hours. That is the amount of time that Erica Herron has spent volunteering for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation. It is a significant amount of time, but that is not the only reason Erica has been given this award. It is the manner in which she d…

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    Our Home and Native Land

    25 Sep, 2019

    Canada is bilingual. That means that no matter where you go in this nation, you have the right to express yourself in English or French. But think of the difficulties you would have moving to a place where no one spoke your language. That is the difficulty…

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    Keeping Good Company

    24 Sep, 2019

    Written by Ryan Charles Parker   It is a matter of course that we age. Getting older with time is some-thing we’re all doing, as long as we’re alive. And during our lifespan, we need companionship. We are social beings, and we were born to be with other…

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    A Place to Call Home

    28 Aug, 2019

    Written by Ryan Charles Parker It is easy for those of us that were born here in Canada to navigate our cultural landscape. It comes almost automatically. But just imagine what it would be like if, for some obscure and difficult-to-imagine reason, you mad…

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    Facing a Difficult Challenge

    21 Aug, 2019

    Written by Ryan Charles Parker Let us be honest: no one wants a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. But perfection is a thing that our world doesn’t deal in. It short-changes, disappoints and breaks us down. It can be hard, tough and cruel. That does not mean, by a…


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