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New rules for farm plates now in effect

By Gary Sliworsky
OMAF/MRA Rep.

When is the best time to retire?

I will reach the age of 65 sometime this year. Shortly after my last birthday, the government sent me a notice to begin applying for my Canada Pension and Old Age security. I wondered at the time if the government was trying to tell me something.
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Owls Ongoings: RRHS hoping to win a day with Rick Mercer

By Taylor Armstrong
RRHS Co-president
This has been a busy week, full of planning.

To plan or not to plan....

By Gary Sliworsky
OMAF/MRA Rep.

Celebrating our flag's 50th birthday

This past Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Maple Leaf Flag!

Ridding the vegetable garden of weeds

By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru

I better get planning!

In our youngest grades, Valentine cards were really important. My grade one teacher Mrs. Benson had a big decorated box that we all put our cards in and then on Valentine’s Day she opened the box and as a postman would take the cards to each of her students. We waited in eager anticipation to see how many cards we would receive.
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Wide-row gardening is the better way to grow vegetables

By Melanie Mathieson
The Gardening Guru

Gamble has gone bust

Last week’s column was not exactly uplifting and cheery, but I think it was an accurate assessment of what Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have done to destabilize our national economy. With that being said all is not lost. This week I would like to share some thoughts on what our federal government should have done and can do to better protect our families and employers during difficult economic times.
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Dazzling Dahlias

By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru

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