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There are many things you can do to keep your work out routines fresh and not so routine. Metro News Service

Keeping your work out routines fresh

As the season changes to winter, it becomes less and less enticing to go outside to be active. The days have gotten colder, and the shortened hours of daylight make it difficult to find the motivation to keep up with an exercise regime. Along with the mounting stress that comes with the preparation for the holiday season, putting in hours at the gy

Planning ahead can ensure Christmas dinner goes off without a hitch and help the host stay stress free. Supplied

Now is the time to plan Christmas dinner

It’s only the first week of December, but it’s not too soon to start thinking and planning for Christmas dinner. If it’s your first time, or your twentieth time preparing the big family feast, it still requires the same amount of planning and prep.

Try something different for your vacation this year like a trip on the iconic riverboat ‘American Queen’ down the Mississippi River. Supplied

Break out of your old vacation routines

We change the colour of the paint on our walls and the style of clothes we like. So why not our travel style? Many of us do the same type of holiday year after year, but as time goes on, sometimes it feels like something is missing.

Ecole Charlie Killam School is having a Late French Immersion information night on Nov. 29.

The case for French Immersion programming

Why would you want your child to learn a second language? Here in the heart of East Central Alberta, many of us grew up thinking there was little benefit (and a lot of hard work) to learning a second language.

A proper diet for your dog is as important as it is for you. Supplied

Food fit for a dog

This article is a big shift from the usual, we are not talking about people food, the focus this week is on dog food.

Chris Coombs is a finalist in the Innis & Gunn’s Imagine & Gunn contest to come up with a limited edition Canada-inspired beer. Online voting closes Nov. 24. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

Red, white and brew

Chris Coombs has never brewed beer on his own, but he could soon become the inspiration for a beer to be in liquor stores across Canada.

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