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Senior woman volunteers at a community food drive. She hands a cold bottle of water to a woman during the event.

Nominate an outstanding volunteer for a Stars award

Nomination deadline is Sept. 21

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nominations for the 2018 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards are now open. The awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Two awards are given in three categories: youth, adults, and seniors. Those receiving the award will have exemplified the spirit of community service; […] Read more

woman standing in a field of wheat

In praise of those who make our lives and communities great

We are all makers of history and symbols of hope, 
and the contribution of women is invaluable and inspiring

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am writing this on the eve of International Women’s Day and as we near the celebration of the birth of my seventh granddaughter and remember the birth of her great-great-grandmother, Martha. I’m reflecting on women I know, and those whom I do not, who contribute to our societies and our future. I am overcome […] Read more