Year: 2011

Mac (F.M.) ROBERTS
ROBERTSMac (F.M.)Born September 2, 1929Passed Away December 29, 2011Mac passed away in…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

Mary Ellen THORNE
THORNEMary Ellen1925 - 2011Mrs. Mary Thorne passed away peacefully at the Wetaskiwin…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

Edwin REHN
REHNEdwinJan. 16, 1923 - Dec. 29, 2011Edwin Rehn of Red Deer, Albertapassed…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

George Innes ACHESON
ACHESONGeorge Innes Nov. 11, 1915 - Dec. 29, 2011 George Innes Acheson…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

Rev. William David ANNETT
ANNETTRev. William David1919-2011 William "Uncle Bill" Annett went home to the Lord…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

George Edward OLSEN
OLSENGeorge EdwardIt is with profound sadness and broken hearts that our family…

Wire Service / December 29, 2011

Food bank donors ‘tightened their belts’
The Red Deer Food Bank may have seen a drop in food and cash donations but there’s no need to “hit the panic button,” says executive director Fred Scaife.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Then and now: Fletcher a model athlete
Jenny Fletcher is used to turning heads as a professional model. Now, the 35-year-old beauty, originally from Red Deer, is grabbing attention on the professional triathlete circuit.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Canada blanks Czechs 5-0
Canada 5 Czech Republic 0 EDMONTON — When his teammates were struggling to score goals, it was Canadian goaltender Scott Wedgwood who provided the offensive spark.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Bricker enjoys ‘the big club’
It didn’t take long for Dexter Bricker to make an impression with the Red Deer Rebels fans Tuesday.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

We’re No. 2 in the G7
OTTAWA — Canada’s economy performed relatively well last year, but not enough to displace Germany as the top country in the Group of Seven big industrial nations, the Bank of Montreal says.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Sylvan Lake saving cats
Fewer cats are being killed and more are being reunited with their owners.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Rocky food bank needs new vehicle
A New Year’s wish for The Lord’s Food Bank in Rocky Mountain House is for a new bus, after the old one was stolen and damaged beyond repair before Christmas.

Advocate Staff / December 29, 2011

Newsprint monopoly
A worker walks past paper rolls at Papel Prensa newsprint plant in San Pedro, some 180 kilometers, about 115 miles, north of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday. The paper used to produce newspapers came under government control in Argentina on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, after Argentina’s senate voted 41-26, in a long-sought victory for President Cristina Fernandez in her dispute with the country’s opposition media.

Advocate Staff / December 28, 2011

MacKay River project approved
The clock is ticking for Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. and joint-venture partner PetroChina to decide whether the Chinese company will snap up the entire MacKay River oilsands project, which recently obtained a green light from regulators.

Advocate Staff / December 28, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart shares trade lower after court ruling
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. (TSX:SC) could face increased challenges in other provinces following an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that backed a ban on pharmacies substituting their own brands of prescription drugs for name brands

Advocate Staff / December 28, 2011