The 40th Anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope will take on a different format due to Covid-19 but many locations will not allow the pandemic to stop Terry’s dream.

Virtual runs, across Canada, will be held on the official run date of Sunday, September 20. Some schools and communities will choose dates to fit their individual schedules.

You can register for the 2020 Terry Fox Virtual Run on-line simply by googling Terry Fox Virtual Run and click on “register today”.


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As the curtains close on the summer of 2020 we will always remember COVID-19 and the restrictions placed upon almost everything we usually took for granted.

Sports. Need I say more?

Parades, swimming pools, children’s activities, church services, weddings, funerals and let’s not forget the rodeos, car shows and the Calgary Stampede, all either cancelled or reduced to the point where we raised the white flag in order to comply with COVID conditions.

Now, here we are, the kids are back

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There is an office supply outlet that adopted that old Andy Williams Christmas standard, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. That tune was their “Back to School” jingle and I must say it really caught on.

Well, it’s Back to School on Tuesday, September 1, after six months of empty halls of learning. I’m not hearing the jingle. Perhaps I’m just not watching television at the right time. Perhaps they dropped the jingle due to the Covid-19 pan

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Sometimes you just have to get out of the house and experience new things.

This past weekend my wife and I travelled to Banff. I can’t even count the number of times we’ve been to Banff. This is the first time we had to wear face masks. It was different, but it was Banff, just the same.

Cascade Avenue is closed to traffic and I, for one, really enjoyed that. It was like an open-air market. Restaurants have been provided space, on the street, for additional seating. Local tourist attr

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