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Each month we will be sharing thoughts and ideas that we believe will assist communities. These are conversations we hear every day in every community and are calling them the “13 Pathways to Success”. We will also be highlighting stories of successful community strategies which we like to call "Success In Progress". If you have an area where you feel stuck, reach out and let us know - We would love to help and write about it.
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The Value of Video Games

The Value of Video Games

I have teenage boys who love playing video games on their PlayStation. To be honest, I like playing on occasion, too. It’s an outlet for stress, frustration, and creativity when I can’t walk, or travel, or have a glass of wine. Like parents the world over, I have...

Looking To The Stars For Better Rural Internet

Looking To The Stars For Better Rural Internet

13 Ways has recently discovered that we have something in common with - none other than - Elon Musk. No, we didn’t send a Tesla roadster into space blaring David Bowies “Space Oddity”, and we certainly do not have a billion dollars. We do, however, share the mutual...

Building Community Success

Building Community Success

We should have known 2020 was going to be a bad year from the get-go. In the first week of January, residents of Hinton, Edson and Lacombe learned their local newspapers were closing. The Hinton Parklander had been in business for more than 60 years, the Lacombe Globe...

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Town of Canora

Town of Canora

Downtown Canora, SK The Canora Revive Group (CRG) started with a paintbrush and a love for the community; a true grassroots effort to beautify the Town through community-wide partnerships and volunteerism. Like many rural Saskatchewan towns, Canora was founded over a...