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 ...)

The Best Artificial Christmas Tree

*At the time of publishing, the price was $320. The LED-lit Downswept Douglas Fir (PEDD1-312LD-75X) has nearly 2,000 authentic-looking polyethylene branch tips surrounding a lightweight PVC core, a design similar to what you find in the highest-quality ... ( read original story ...)