July 28th, 2021

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Getting your retirement plans back on track

By Lethbridge Herald on July 20th, 2021

It’s likely that your retirement plans have changed since the beginning of the pandemic. Many Canadians have had to reduce or freeze contributions to their retirement savings due to financial challenges during the past year, and some may feel they are falling behind on their goals. While you think about getting back on track, consider ... Read More »

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Busting Myths about CPP Investments and CPP

By Lethbridge Herald on July 9th, 2021

Back in the late 1990s, there were serious concerns about how long the CPP would be able to continue paying benefits. Hard work was done to fix this, including creation of CPP Investments to invest contributions. But 20 years later, many Canadians still believe the CPP Fund is running out of money and won’t be ... Read More »

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CPP is designed to be there when, and where, you retire

By Lethbridge Herald on May 17th, 2021

Do you know where you’ll live after you retire? Some people do. They’ve laid their plans and maybe even bought their retirement home or condo. But for many, retirement plans are fluid – or just viewed as a long way off. For those whose retirement plans aren’t set in stone, the option to take pension ... Read More »

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A CMC is an Invaluable Asset to any Organization

By Lethbridge Herald on March 25th, 2021

In the world of business, not-for-profits and government enterprise, a Certified Management Consultant or a CMC is an invaluable asset to any organization – big or small. Doug Macnamara “What you’re getting when you get a CMC is somebody who can help you in all parts of your business, not-for-profit or government enterprise,” said Doug ... Read More »

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Our Mission is Constant. The Prizes are New.

By Lethbridge Herald on March 4th, 2021

While the novel coronavirus continues to alter daily life, STARS crews are continuing to fly missions daily for Albertans in desperate need of medical care. STARS launched its 28th edition of the STARS Lottery on Sunday, giving Albertans the chance to help raise funds to support their vital operations, as well as offering the chance ... Read More »

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Input Needed For Proposed Parking Bylaw

By Lethbridge Herald on October 27th, 2020

Lethbridge County is considering the implementation of a parking bylaw due to complaints of commercial vehicles, trailers, RVs, and other improperly parked vehicles within the County’s residential and industrial areas.  As there is currently no parking bylaw in place, the County has limited ability to enforce parking restrictions in these areas. The proposed bylaw outlines ... Read More »

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A lot has changed in 100 years.

By Lethbridge Herald on September 24th, 2020

A lot has changed in 100 years. What hasn’t changed is one Lethbridge company’s commitment to help protect its residents. It’s unique to have any business survive for over 100 years. In Westland Insurance, Lethbridge has a local insurance agency with roots going back a century and not only surviving, but thriving. The agency, which ... Read More »

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Internet service provider helps rural residents work and play from home with no limits

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2020

Reliable, high-speed Internet access is becoming increasingly important as students return to school and employees continue to work from home. But for rural residents, accessing high-speed Internet can be a challenge. Fortunately, Xplornet Communications Inc. has been providing innovative broadband solutions to rural customers for over a decade through its unique wireless and satellite network ... Read More »

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Payment deferrals may be your answer to current financial stressors

By Lethbridge Herald on August 10th, 2020

COVID-19 has had its effect on everyone over the course of the past several months, but for millions of Canadians the pandemic has meant added financial stress and the threat of falling behind on bills or debt repayment. From utility bills and mortgage payments to growing credit card debt, the payments can add up quickly. ... Read More »

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Applying For A Mortgage during COVID-19

By Lethbridge Herald on August 7th, 2020

Before the COVID-19 pandemic spread world-wide, Canadian families were free-flowing through the housing market, and once it hit, many families were reconsidering repurchasing or purchasing for the first time. Although the pandemic has created a less personal experience finding a home to purchase, mortgage rates are at an all-time low, as well as it being ... Read More »

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Renovations from Shingles to Basements, Inside and Out

By Lethbridge Herald on June 22nd, 2020

Is it time for a change? From bathroom, kitchen, or a full home renovation to redesigning and renovating your commercial office space, Galko Renovations can help you make those changes. Galko Renovations is the flagship renovation division of Galko Homes Master Builder, and is backed by over 45 years of award winning residential construction experience. ... Read More »

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