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Thursday , 2 December 2021

Arthur C. Green

Editorial: Do you plan to vaccinate your children?

Disclaimer: The following is an opinion piece that does not reflect the opinions and values of this publication, its affiliates or its sponsors/advertisers.    With more than 394,000 pediatric doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arriving in the province, Alberta began taking vaccine bookings for five to 11-year-olds yesterday. The …

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Editorial: Bonfire Night, why it began, does it happen here?

It’s Bonfire Night, also known in the UK as Guy Fawkes Night (or Guy Fawkes Day), which ignites every November 5 to mark the failed 17th-century attempt to blow up Parliament and assassinate King James I. During the era, Roman Catholicism had been the dominant form of Western Christianity in …

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Choose the right backpack for back to school

Backpacks are handy for carrying books and as children head back to school next month you’re going to want to make the best choice to protect your child. Because if they’re not used right, they can strain muscles and even cause back pain. Backpack safety is important for everyone. It’s …

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What is seasonal affective disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that occurs during the same season each year. According to Alberta Health Services (AHS), “You may have SAD if you felt depressed during the last two winters but felt much better in spring and summer. Some people may have SAD …

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Explore the Lakeland it’s good for your mental health

There are mental health benefits from spending time outdoors. Have you ever noticed the sense of calm you feel after spending time in nature? Growing up in Whitbourne Newfoundland I wore the bottoms out of my rubber boots from walking in the woods tailing rabbit slips. I spent countless hours …

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Relief for Back Pain

Does back pain or back tension have you tied up in knots? Mine certainly does from my “Journalism Life” until I was able to regain control of my body with regular exercise and these simple tips. Back strain happens when you overstretch, or pull, a muscle in your back. You …

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I want to tell your story

The residents which I have met so far in the Lakeland Region are exceptionally diverse. I am fascinated with meeting new people and have become an observer of people over the course of my career. First of all, everyone has a story and during my travels, throughout Canada, I have …

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Opinion: Transparency is important in municipal politics

Municipal governments exist to serve the people and be transparent. Public officials with integrity are ever mindful of the fact that the money they have to spend on their communities comes directly from their residents through tax dollars. I’ve only been working in the Lakeland for a short time and …

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Rest in peace brave Newfoundlanders who fought in Beaumont Hamel

Canada Day is celebrated on July 1, but for Newfoundlanders, it means something completely different. During my travels across Europe, I took in every bit of history I could visit. Beaumont Hamel was one of my first stops to pay respect for the ultimate sacrifice the fallen men from Newfoundland had given …

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