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Street barber brings cuts to the Queen City

Jason Gauthier was a crack cocaine addict living on the streets of Calgary. Facing nine years in prison after a string of armed robberies he did not think he could get himself clean, let alone help someone else conquer their addiction. “I was really badly broken and homeless,” said Gauthier. “I didn’t think I was...

Nigerian mother faces new challenges as family migrates to Canada
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Nigerian mother faces new challenges as family migrates to Canada

When Joy Maxwell and her family first arrived in Canada about six months ago, it was a warm sunny September morning, quite a contrast to the situation today as the family of seven endure their first brutal winter in small town Lanigan, Saskatchewan.   Maxwell came to Canada by herself in 2014 to work as...

Serving up a slice of home
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Serving up a slice of home

At the corner of Main Street and Prospect Avenue, half way down the only paved street in Ogema, Saskatchewan sits Solo Italia, a pizza factory that separates Ogema from all the other cookie cutter towns sprinkled throughout Saskatchewan. Their unique product, authentic Naples-style pizza,  is made with ingredients shipped from Italy, and cooked in a...