AHS South Zone introduces Indigenous Hospital Liaisons

The role of the Indigenous Hospital Liaison was introduced to Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) in December 2015, through Alberta Health Services’ Indigenous Health Program in South Zone. The first liaison worker, Suzan Heavyshields, was tasked with introducing the program to staff and patients. The role involves: helping patients and their families feel comfortable while the …

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Castle parks management plan open house held in Pincher Creek

Alberta Environment and Parks hosted an open house at the Pincher Creek Community Centre on Friday March 10 to present information to the public and gather feedback about the Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park Draft Management Plan, one of three such events being held in the region. On January 20 of this …

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Planning begins for 2014 Southern Alberta Summer Games

To host an event as large and dynamic as the Southern Alberta Southern Games 2014 you have to plan ahead. Recreation Manager Diane Burt-Stuckey is asking that all the sports involved look critically at their venues and equipment to help plan if upgrades or replacements are required before Pincher Creek hosts the event. A planning …

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Fox Theatre show times

Fox Theatre hotline 403-627-3444 Showing August 11 – 24: NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURERated General, 3D7:00 and 9:00 nightly Showing August 18-31: HITMAN’S BODYGUARDStarring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds7:00 and 9:00 nightly Showing August 25-31: DUNKIRK7:00 and 9:00 nightly Please call 403-627-3444 for movie informationor 403-632-6763 for further info GIFT TICKETS AVAILABLEat the …

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Online Gaming: Fear, Fiction and Fact

Tyler Monk, Chinook Multi 4-H Club Speech Tyler Monk was a participant in the recent Chinook Multi 4-H Club 2013 Club Level Communication Competition. The following is a speech he prepared and presented at that event. Thank you masters of ceremonies, honourable judges, ladies and gentlemen, and my fellow 4-H members. My name is Tyler …

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MLA Pat Stier expresses concern about Seniors forced apart by AHS rules

Recently, Wildrose MLAs questioned the government on the AHS divorce-by-nursing-home policy in the Alberta Legislature. This is the policy that forcibly separates couples who have been married for decades by placing them in long-term care centres far away from each other for the convenience of administrators. The rules currently allow AHS to transfer long-term care …

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