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Mid-Sun’s November President’s Message

I’ve always liked a good goodbye. Something about the contrast of staying vs. moving on, and reflecting on what’s next, has always drawn...

Mid Sun’s October President’s Message

Over these past years, I have had a lot of meetings throughout the community with fellow board members, residents, and government officials. The...
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Local History: Bob Edwards

by Mark SchmidtRobert Chambers “R.C.” Edwards, more commonly known as Bob, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 12, 1859 (or more likely...

Mid Sun’s July President’s Message

A few days before I started writing this, the city was blanketed in suffocating smoke- the result of some truly awful fires in...
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Mid-Sun President’s Message – December

As we move towards the end of the year, I wanted to reflect on everything that has been going on with the Mid-Sun...
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Mid-Sun President’s Message – November

Recently, a sculptural light display was added to the diverging diamond interchange at Sun Valley Boulevard and Macleod Trail. It really looks great...
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Mid-Sun President’s Message – October

This past Labour Day, my girlfriend and I planned to have one more summer day at the beach. On arriving, a neighbour commented...
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Local History: Early Schooling in Midnapore

In the nascent hamlet of Midnapore in the 1880s, there were only a few families around. Yet with large families like the Shaws,...
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Mid-Sun President’s Message – September

It’s been a fantastic summer. From making s’mores while camping, to walking through Fish Creek after the rain, to swimming at the lake,...
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Local History: The Last Remnants of Old Shaw Road

Nestled away on the northside of Rona, to the east of Macleod Trail, are two of the oldest yet most under-appreciated buildings in...
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Mid-Sun President’s Message – June

Recently I was walking through the greenbelt which runs along the southwest side of Midnapore Lake. It’s a walk I’ve done countless times,...