By JACK WILSON

Man dies after being run over by Christmas parade float in Newfoundland

A joyous day in eastern Newfoundland was marred by tragedy when a man was killed after being run over by a Christmas parade float, RCMP said Sunday.

  • Dec 12, 2011
Willy Bullock talks about the many toy donors and volunteers who’ve made the Red Deer Christmas Bureau a success as its 50th anniversary nears Saturday.

Bureau marks 50 years of spreading Christmas cheer

Although the Red Deer Christmas Bureau has been around for 50 years there’s still many people who don’t know it exists, a bureau official says.

  • Nov 14, 2011
Willy Bullock talks about the many toy donors and volunteers who’ve made the Red Deer Christmas Bureau a success as its 50th anniversary nears Saturday.
Heather Sawula recounts her five years as Sir Winston Churchill’s chauffeur as well as  the great British wartime leader’s constant complaining and backseat driving.

Churchill was ‘king of hearts,’ says British PM’s former driver

One of world’s greatest statesmen in the last 100 years was perhaps one its worst backseat drivers, says a woman who drove him for several years.

  • Nov 14, 2011
Heather Sawula recounts her five years as Sir Winston Churchill’s chauffeur as well as  the great British wartime leader’s constant complaining and backseat driving.
Avalanche instructor Lori Zacaruk of Black Diamond teaches students valuable skills on how to stay safe in the backcountry. Red Deer residents will have the opportunity to learn this skills at a seminar later this month.

Avalanche skills seminar coming to Red Deer

The first blush of snow and cold air has fired up skiers and snowmobilers who should be prepared for the dangers lurking in the backcountry, an avalanche instructor says.

  • Nov 14, 2011
Avalanche instructor Lori Zacaruk of Black Diamond teaches students valuable skills on how to stay safe in the backcountry. Red Deer residents will have the opportunity to learn this skills at a seminar later this month.