More and more Prairie people are living to 100

As more people live to 100, the demands on health care, assisted living facilities and better transit will continue to grow.

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What’s there to complain about at age 100?

Saskatchewan centenarians open up about what daily life is like in assisted-living facilities. “I just do what I can” said Mary, who attends exercise classes regularly.

Looking Forward at 100 – The Documentary

Looking Forward at 100 follows six Saskatchewan centenarians to learn about all the life that’s still worth living after age 100.

Breaking the rules at 100

Regina nursing researcher Heather Nelson wants to know what 100-year-olds think about the future, and also look at what brings them joy.

Rural transportation before snow plows

The Bombardier is a cultural symbol representing Métis life in St. Laurent, Manitoba. In Saskatchewan, the Bombardier took kids to school.

Forget Ogopogo. There are lake monsters on the Prairies

From Manipogo in Lake Manitoba to the Turtle Lake Monster in Saskatchewan, folklore on the Prairies is alive and well.

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