Brent Butt visits Trochu for Sold Out Comedy Night

 

He is most recognizable for his role as Brent Leroy from the #1 Canadian sitcom in tv history, "Corner Gas", but Brent Butt didn't plan for an acting career. At the young age of 12 he told his parents he was going to be a stand-up comedian. At the time, his parents didn't know what to think. There was no pressure to become a doctor or a lawyer, just, "find something that makes you happy, and don't break the law."
Growing up in Tisdale, SK, he would watch an afternoon program featuring stand-u

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Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach Resigns

 

Shocking news came around noon Tuesday, January 25, that Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach is resigning.
"Upon much reflection and consultation with family, close friends, I have determined that after 25 years of public service, I am not prepared to serve another full term as Premier," said Stelmach at a press conference in Edmonton.
The decision means he will not be running as a candidate in the next general election, which now must be held before March 2013. It is up to the next leader if the ele

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Francis deBeaudrap accepts a $1,000 cheque from Trochu Hall Board Members Paula Kowalchuk, and Jim Guard. Francis was the lucky winner of the final 300 Club 2010 Draw that the Trochu Hall Sponsors.

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Parents – do you want to help your children improve their literacy skills, but find it difficult to engage them? Make literacy fun! Literacy is more than reading and writing – there are so many fun games that you can play together as a family to help everyone improve their skills, and spend quality time together!
Family Literacy Day® is an annual initiative that takes place on January 27 to encourage families to learn together all year round.  The theme this year is Play for Literacy. Playing ga

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