Christmas

People wear face masks as they pose next to a Christmas display in Montreal, Sunday, November 22, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

How to tell family their Christmas gathering is too risky and you’re not going

How to tell family their Christmas gathering is too risky and you’re not going

 

Holiday knick-knacks stand are displayed for Christmas shoppers Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at a Lowes store in Northglenn, Colo. Add last-minute holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Retailers are kicking off the holiday season earlier than ever this year in hopes of avoiding big in-store crowds and shipping bottlenecks in November and December. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

Online retailers try to avoid a rush of orders closer to Christmas

  • Oct 5, 2020

 

Volunteers with Red Deer Christmas Bureau worked hard packing food hampers for about 1,000 families in 2018. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer families look for help at Christmas

Hamper programs get underway

 

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New Year a good time to assess personal finances

Poll shows half of Albertans anxious about incoming holiday bills

  • Dec 31, 2018
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Red Deer firefighters will be picking up Christmas trees from Jan. 6-20 as a fundraiser for local childrens charities. Red Deer Advocate file photo

Firefighters picking up Christmas trees for charity again

Annual Christmas tree campaign to run in Red Deer Jan. 6-20

Red Deer firefighters will be picking up Christmas trees from Jan. 6-20 as a fundraiser for local childrens charities. Red Deer Advocate file photo
A new East Coast tradition: Towering Christmas trees made of lobster traps

A new East Coast tradition: Towering Christmas trees made of lobster traps

HALIFAX — They first started appearing along Canada’s East Coast about 10…

A new East Coast tradition: Towering Christmas trees made of lobster traps