Happy New Year to each and everyone. I hope you had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful Christmas season. I know our family did.

2018 will be a year of change and challenges. The minimum wage, in Alberta, will be raised from $13.60 per hour to $15.00 per hour, as of October 1, 2018. Now, those supporting this increase, will only talk about the tremendous improvement in the quality of life that minimum wage earners will enoy.

They simply do not want to talk about businesses cutting jobs and/or r

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Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly. Yes, folks, it is and all of us at The Capital want to extend our thanks for your support, not just over the last year but throughout the three decades that my wife and I have owned this publication.

Once again you will find that our Christmas Greeting section is filled with drawings done by the grade four Prairie Christian Academy and grades four and five Three Hills School students. You will also see wonderful Christmas stories pe

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The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen of this Province. Members of the Order are citizens who have gone above and beyond to serve Albertans. The Order reflects the diversity and breadth of achievement of all Albertans.

If you know someone, or know someone who might know someone, who knows a remarkable Albertan who has made significant contributions to the lives of other Albertans and deserves to be considered for this honour, please

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Moonlight Madness is Friday, December 1, so I hope you get some sleep the night before so you can enjoy the late night shopping in Three Hills.

Check pages nine through 16, in this issue, for the Moonlight Madness specials. It’s always a good time.

Christmas in Nashville goes Saturday, December 2, at the Trochu Hall. Tickets are still available ay Adam B. Young Insurance until 4 pm today, November 29. Raffle tickets for the $5,000 trip voucher and $1,000 voucher or cash will be on sale up

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