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Honouring a Veteran – The Story of George

George was born in April, 1924, and was the eldest of five children born to Emil and Helen Arnold of Stalwart, SK. George enlisted in ...

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Chef Michael’s Dining Story

While completing my final year of high school, my older sister said to my mother, "Michael eats too much, he should become a cook." She ...

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The Story of Eleanor

Eleanor became a urse because she loves helping people and her family. She also appreciated the respect that comes with being a nurse.

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The Story of Shannon

I was very close to my grandmother growing up and she used to tell me all the time that if things had been different in ...

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The Story of Madeline

I wanted to become a nurse because I wanted a career that is challenging, interesting, and makes an impact on people's lives daily. In the ...

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The Story of Lily

I became interested in a career of nursing in high school. On my walk home I would stop in at Toronto East General to see ...

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The Story of Gail

Gail is a Registered Nursing Assistant (RNA) who worked in Toronto in the late 1950s for the Sick Kids Hospital Country Branch in Thistletown, Ontario. ...

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The Story of Gail

I became a nurse because I love helping people & making a difference in their lives. I was inspired by a friend who is a ...

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The Story of Ella

Ella was born on November 30th, 1927 on a farm near Churchbridge, Saskatchewan to Alfred & Elizabeth Schmidt. Ella attended elementary school just 3 miles ...

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The Story of Dianne

I have worked as a Registered Nurse for 33 years. For me, nursing has been the most rewarding, diverse and flexible career. I chose critical ...

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The Story of Debra

I took nursing at the direction of my Grandma when I didn’t know what career to pursue after high school. I took her advice and ...

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The Story of Carol Ann

I went into nursing as a mature student in my 30’s. It was something of my own that I could do. Nursing is a very ...

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The Story of Bryan

Bryan graduated from his nursing program in 1999, and has been providing care as a nurse, for the past 21 years. Bryan has always had ...

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A Survivor’s Story

All cancer survivors have a story – Hearing about a journey from a survivor helps give inspiration to others. This is a story about - ...

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Chef Kevin’s Dining Story

Food was always a big part of my life. From a young age, I remember spending a lot of time in the kitchen.  It's where ...

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Chef Murray’s Dining Story

My love of cooking began with my first job as a dishwasher in a Greek restaurant. I was fascinated by the way the Chef and ...

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Chef Shannon’s Dining Story

My love of cooking started very young. I would often find myself in my great grandmothers’ kitchen watching her prepare meals for our very large ...

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Chef Chris’ Dining Story

I was not born into a family of cooks, but developed a taste for food at a very young age because I was exposed to ...

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Chef Richard’s Story

I am originally from Wales.  I came to Canada in 2012,  to make a new home for my wife and I.   My love and passion ...

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Chef Jay’s Dining Story

Born in Keene Ontario, I was only 3 years old when my passion for food, flavours and cooking began. I was the type of child ...

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Chef David’s Dining Story

First and foremost, food has always been a big part of my upbringing in Montreal. It’s what always brought friends and family together. My first ...

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Ted’s Story

I was born in Regina and was educated at the University of Arizona on a football scholarship. I came back to Saskatchewan to play in ...

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Hazel’s Quilting Story

Quilting for me began accidentally as a result of being asked to help lead a quilting course. A lady from Simcoe who had taken the ...

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Michael’s Story

My name is Michael, and I am a resident assistant at Riverbend Crossing. I also perform violin with the Regina Symphony, and play piano for Whitmore ...

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Chef Steve’s Dining Story

As I was born and raised in England, I ate mostly meat and potatoes, fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash … very English!  ...

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Chef Tim’s Cooking Story

I started cooking when I was 15yrs old at McDonalds. There, I learned many skills and what it takes to work in the hospitality industry. ...

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How We Met

Eleanor: Well, it was at a dance in Pense. Across the room I saw a very tall man that I thought looked pretty good and ...

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