Depression-era photo inspires Alberta couple’s journey

Abe and Elizabeth Fehr of Neuanlage and their children in Edmonton in 1934. (L-R) Abraham Fehr, Jr., age 4; Helen Fehr, age 6; John Fehr, age 2, in front of father; Abraham C. Fehr, blacksmith; Agatha Fehr, age 3; Corny Fehr, age 10; Herman Fehr, age 8; and Mrs. Elizabeth Fehr, holding three month old Peter

An iconic photograph that became a symbol of the Great Depression has a special significance for the Fehr family of the Hague area.

The photo, taken in June, 1934 and published in the Edmonton Journal along with a story about the family, shows Abraham and Elizabeth Fehr and their seven children standing beside their broken-down 1926 Chevrolet on an Edmonton street. Continue reading “Depression-era photo inspires Alberta couple’s journey”

Grow Hope project helps feed the hungry

Olympic medalist Cindy Klassen (front middle) was joined by other Grow Hope Saskatchewan supporters during the inaugural field day on August 25

Grow Hope Saskatchewan hosted its first field day in Rosthern on August 25. The project consisted of many partnerships to make it successful. Continue reading “Grow Hope project helps feed the hungry”