One. Rally for Health Care! Promote and Strengthen Alberta’s Precious Public Health Care System.
Rally takes place at Olympic Plaza, 222 8 Ave. SE, Calgary on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 1.00 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. Read more about Poor Management of Health Care in the article of Ralph Coombs, former President of the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB, in our section ”Social Club”.
Two. Montreal, Canada. Cirque du Soleil acrobat, Oleksandr Zhurov, who was critically injured in a fall Friday, died of his injuries. Everybody was shocked by the death of Zhurov, also known as Sasha. His death reminds the performers of the courage and determination of their every day life.
Three. The city of Edmonton has become a world leader in waste management. Roy Neehall is a manager of Edmonton Waste Management Center (EWMC), North America’s largest collection of modern sustainable waste-processing and research facilities, sitting on 233 hectares in the north Saskatchewan River Valley.
Four. The University of Calgary officially opened Hotel Alma, a full –service hotel with 100 rooms, bistro and conference center for up to 125 people.
Five. After a long and distinguished career, QR77 sportscaster Billy Powers is hanging up his microphone.