One family's Santa Claus Fund story, one year later

Five-year-old Armand Skymmer loved the book he received in his Santa Claus Fund gift box last Christmas. This year, he donated to the fund using his own allowance. The first snow of the season is just starting to blow up, and from his family’s aerie near ... ( read original story ...)

Summerside's Santa Claus parade set for Friday

Summerside's annual Santa Claus parade is set to go on Friday. It's the 20th anniversary of the parade. It begins at 6:30 p.m. and will travel along Water Street. Water Street between Spring and Summer streets will be blocked off Friday from 1 p.m. until ... ( read original story ...)

City axes Calgary Christmas tree pickup program

Ladies and gentlemen, start your vacuums. With the departure of the Christmas tree pickup program, Calgarians will be busy cleaning pine needles from their vehicles this holiday season. The city axed its convenient household collection program to reduce ... ( read original story ...)

Santa Claus back in town as parades start this weekend

The first snow flurries have barely landed, but local parade organizers are making sure Santa Claus will also touch down in six different local communities. The 2016 New Hamburg Santa Claus Parade will be Sunday, Dec. 4, starting at 6 p.m. and it comes ... ( read original story ...)