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A2 CALGARY HERALD Wednesday, December 5, 2007 CalgaryHerald How to contribute: CHRISTMAS VISIT: CALL: Please call in your donation by MasterCard, Visa or American Express to 235-7481, Monday to Friday during the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CLIP: Please mail your donation to: Calgary Herald Christmas Fund P.O. Box 2699, Stn.M, Calgary, AB T2P 5A7 Please make your cheque or money order payable to Calgary Herald Christmas Fund. mm NEWSPAPER THANK YOU AD Please indicate below how you would like to be recognized in the Calgary Herald Thank You ad: Donors' names and amounts will be published only when requested. GALLERIES LITE 'EM UP: Are you proud of your Christmas Light display? Send in photos and a brief description on Hot Tips. BLOGS Reginald Tiangha lauds the One Laptop Per Child development project. GREEN GIVING GREEN GUIDE: We offer you the ultimate green Christmas gift guide. You'll find a link to the site on the left-hand list of sections. HOCKEY NHL: Sidney Crosby makes his first visit to Amount: Card number: Card type: First name: Last name: Address: City: Visa OPTIONS: (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY) I am making this donation in lieu of Christmas cards this year. Please do not publish my name. (Donation will be listed as anonymous) Please publish my name but not the amount. Publish my name and the amount. Issue a challenge: MasterCard American Express Expiry date: Postal code: Phone number: E-mail address: Cheque enclosed POLLS Please note: Tax receipts will be issued to all donations $10 and over. Donations will be collected until December 31. 2007 POLITICS: Did the premier do the right thing in rejecting Craig Chandler as a Tory candidate? Cast your vote. Calgary as an NHLer, when the Penguins face the Flames on Thursday. George Johnson reports from Pittsburgh, and we offer an exclusive photo 4 Sidney Crosby ONLINE EXTRAS Unique content that goes beyond the headlines NEWS: Suspected war criminal faces deportation after border bust. SPORTS: The Philadelphia Flyers the franchise that spawned the NHL's most violent era, is ready to bully again. gallery online in advance of that visit. Post-game video includes coach and player reaction after the Flames game against the St. Louis Blues. There's also a photo gallery from the game on Also, check out the new minor hockey videos on the site. CALGARYHERALD.COM CalgaryHerald EXECUTIVE TEAM MALCOLM KIRK, Publisher I.ORNE MOTLEY, Editor-in-Chief BRENDAN HUGHES, VP Advertising ROSS BLTI.ER, VP Finance TRENT ANDERSON, VP Manufacturing and Distribution SIOBHAN VINISH, VP Marketing Reader Sales EILEEN ANDERSON, VP Human Resources TRAVIS F.NCiEBRETSON, VP Reader Services Mikael Kjellstrom, Calgary Herald Phil Ho gives a big pot of cream-of-mushroom soup a stir at Meals on Wheels Wednesday morning. Meals on Wheels is one of 14 agencies that will be able to keep on helping the less fortunate long after Christmas has passed. READER'S GUIDE 215 16th Street S.E. P.O. Box 2400 Station Calgary, Alberta, T2P 0W8 The Herald is printed on recycled paper PUBLISHER Malcolm Kirk Fax 235-7456 235-7575 kir hehera FROMA1 CHRISTMAS: Passionate about changing people's lives Where your generous donations go These 14 local agencies have been chosen by the Herald's Christmas Fund selection committee to be the beneficiaries of the 2007 campaign. Alex Community Health Centre Wellness on Wheels Health Bus. Awo Taan Native Women's Shelter Society. Boys Girls Clubs of Calgary Avenue 15 Shelter and Side Door. Calgary Association of Self Help. Calgary Dream Centre. Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society. Calgary Meals on Wheels Lunch Programs. Calgary Urban Project Society. Community Kitchen Program of Calgary. Discovery House. Inn from the Cold. NeighbourLink Calgary. Wood's Homes EXIT Community Outreach Resource Centre. YWCA Sheriff King Home. CUSTOMER SERVICE 235-7323 NEWS TIPS INFORMATION (24 hours) 235-7433 READER FEEDBACK LINE (24 hours) 235-7218 MARKETING AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) 235-7140 Donationssponsorship requests: 235-7227 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE 235-7100 GENERAL NOTICE The contents of this newspaper are protected by copyright and may be used only for persona) non-commercial purposes. All other rights are reserved and commercial use is prohibited. To make any use of this material you must first obtain the permission of the owner of the copyright. For further information, contact the executive editor at 235-7485. Privacy policy: The Calgary Herald is a division of CanWest MediaWorks Publications Inc. The CanWest companies collect and use your personal information primarily for the purpose of providing you with the products and services you have requested from us. The CanWest companies may also contact you from time to time about your account or to conduct market research and surveys in an effort to continually improve our product and service offerings. To enable us to more efficiently provide the products and service you have requested from us, CanWest companies may share your personal information with other CanWest companies and selected third parties who are acting on our behalf as our agents, suppliers or service providers. From time to time, we may make our subscription list available to specific reputable organizations whose products or services may be of interest to you. If you do not want your name to be made available, please call 235-READ (7323). A copy of our privacy policy is available at or by contacting 235-7323. READER SERVICES 235-READ(7323) To start home delivery subscription To subscribe to the Digital Edition If you need a replacement paper, please call before noon to ensure redelivery in Metro Calgary only If you are going on vacation If you have questions about your subscription or invoice To report any concerns with a Calgary Herald box Rural Circulation: (toll-free) 1-800-372-9219 Hours: 6 a.m.-5p.m., Sat, Sun. and Stat Holidays: 8 a.m.-noon Delivery Deadline by 6a.m. 8 a.m. Sat, Sun. and Stat Holidays Member of Audit Bureau of Circulation NEWSPAPER SUBSCRIPTION RATES MONTHLY HOME DELIVERY Calgary Metro Area Metro Area routes may be higher in some areas. Includes applicable G.S.T. Price noted is the monthly rate for pre-authorized monthly payment and 12 month prepaid term subscriptions. Please call a customer service representative to inquire about shorter term monthly subscription rates. DIGITAL EDITION Digital Edition only Digital Edition for 5, 6, 7 day Calgary Herald subscribers Free Digital Edition for 1-4 day Calgary Herald subscribers Plus applicable G.ST. SINGLE COPY NEWS DEALERS $0.99. $1.48 Rates are higher outside metropolitan Calgary area. Rates include applicable G.S.T. ADVERTISING ADVERTISING INQUIRIES 235-7168 advertisi ngtheherald can 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. CLASSIFIED 235-0511 Fax: 235-8647 p.m. Fri. p.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES CARRIER APPLICATIONS 235-8613 569-4779 AA644218 basis. It is a capacity builder, where the impact is designed to be sustainable. It provides resources, for example, for the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank to replenish its empty shelves in the cold of February, long after Christmas giving has passed. Albertans are renowned for their compassion, for looking after those less fortunate. Give to the Christmas Fund, where every penny flows directly to the organizations that are helping people. The Calgary Herald and its partners deserve the heartfelt thanks of the community for leading this unique effort. In the end, all our families are the beneficiaries. Merry Christmas. Ken Read is president of Alpine Canada, the national organization for alpine skiing in Canada. He was a member of the Crazy Canucks from 1974 to 1983. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Lome Motley 235-7546 Imotley MANAGING EDITOR Monica Zurowski 235-7291 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Ronald Nowell 235-7485 EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR LiciaCorbella 235-7519 Icor be 1 1 a ia heher a Id. can ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR Paul Harvey 235-7295 pharvey a ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR Gord Smiley 235-7474 sm i I ey i Q' thehera Id ca west CITY EDITOR Steve Jenkinson 235-7580 sienkinsontn BUSINESS EDITOR Charles Frank 235-7370 ra nk a theherald SPORTS EDITOR Keith Bradford 235-7578 ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR TomBabin 235-7157 tbabin theher aid can west, com REAL LIFE EDITOR Valerie Berenyi 235-7571 vberenyiratheherald. FEATURES EDITOR LisaMonforton 235-7428 Imonrortontheherald.canwestcorn GRAPHICS DESIGN Janet Matiisen 235-7292 jmatiisentheherald.canwestcom PHOTO EDITOR Peter Brosseau 235-7597 Photo Reprints 235-7140 SWERVE EDITOR Shelley Youngblut 235-7121 EVENT LISTINGS 235-7554 swer velistings-o- thehera NEW HOMESCONDOS EDITOR Barb Livingstone 235-7339 I grew up enjoying the outdoors with my parents and family. Today, my wife Lynda and our three sons can be found every weekend in the mountains and, especially in winter, on the ski slopes. Yet thousands of others in our society have neither the family, the resources, nor the opportunity to enjoy the majesty of the Canadian Rockies or to be brutally frank to enjoy anything. They are the homeless, tie abused, the mentally ill, the addicted, and the abandoned children of broken families. To these people, young and old, the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund has made a significant and continuing difference. Unlike most yuletide initiatives, the fund is not focused simply on providing a few days of happiness over a short period of time. It provides much-needed resources to passionate organizations trying to change people's lives on a year-round Hillary's Obama jab backfires A pessiiiiste mil 111 bs El in a ccr. Bui not in a coclipit. John Edwards said in Iowa, "In third grade, I wanted to be two things: I wanted to be a cowboy, and I wanted to be Superman." Quipped Obama: "It's silly season. I understand (Hillary) has been quoting my kindergarten teacher in Indonesia." That Clinton is suddenly being mocked for making novice political mistakes signals a marked shift in fortune for a front-running presidential candidate who, only a month ago, was viewed as the inevitable Democratic nominee. A series of recent Clinton campaign takes hit in polls after attack SHELDON ALBERTS CanWest News Service WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton's bad week began innocently enough, with a news release Sunday that many political reporters initially assumed had been written in jest. The 550-word missive from Clinton's campaign headquarters accused rival Barack Obama of "rewriting history" by claiming he didn't always want to be president of the United States. The evidence of Obama's longstanding White House dreams was documented in a bold headline, to emphasize its scandalous nature: "In kindergarten, Senator Obama wrote an essay titled 'I Want to Become When it quickly became clear Clinton wasn't joking she subsequently cast Obama as a power-thirsty rookie senator during several campaign appearances her opponents pounced. "I want to confess to all of you right now," fellow Democratic candidate she'd been the target of personal attacks, Clinton has grown worried enough to engage in some negative campaigning of her own. She characterized her decision to place increased focus on her opponents as "the fun part" of campaigning. "You decide which makes more sense: entrust our country to someone who is ready on Day 1," she told voters in Clear Lake, Iowa, "or to put America in the hands of someone with Little national or international experience, who started running for president the day he arrived in the U.S. Senate." Obama's campaign has responded with something close to delight at the renewed concern Clinton is showing toward the Illinois senator. Obama has set up a new website,, to chart Clinton's campaign criticisms. It is also using the harsher Clinton tone as a fundraising tool, asking for donations every time an Obama supporter hears a Clinton attack. Obama's strategists maintain Clinton has become "panicked" by the new polls. "As the momentum continues to build we can expect the frequency and severity of these attacks to increase," Sam Graham-Felsen, an Obama aide, wrote in a campaign blog. polls shows Clin- Hillary Clinton ton's comfortable lead over Obama once more than 30 percentage points, according to Gallup has begun to slip sharply in the runup to the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3. The latest USA TodayGallup survey, released Tuesday, shows Clinton's support nationally among Democrats has fallen from 50 per cent at the start of November to 39 per cent at the beginning of this month. But the bad-news polls have triggered a shift in campaign strategy for Clinton. After months of complaining IWC liiii "i Tir' SCHAFFHAUSEN SINCE 1868 "Precisely1" Pilot's Watch Chrono-Automatic. Ref. 3717: Prefer wrapping your fingers round a joystick to a steering wheel? Then you'll love this watch. 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