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Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo

Hard lessons and awkward truths from Canada’s 44th federal election

By Bruce Cameron, Black Press Political Columnist Now that we are “back…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo
After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)

Woman under 20 from Central zone dies of COVID-19

Youngest person in the province to die from the virus

  • Sep 22, 2021
After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)
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Letter to the Editor

“Ok, enough.”

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Judy Lange

Grandma’s Goodies

Swedish Nuts

  • Sep 22, 2021
Judy Lange
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)

3 more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer as city surpasses 800 active cases

Province announces 29 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,519 new cases

  • Sep 21, 2021
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)
Photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta

Minister Rick Wilson: community update

Hello Everyone. I’m glad to have the opportunity to bring you an…

  • Sep 21, 2021
Photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)

Red Deer up to 778 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer added nearly 100 active COVID-19 cases over the weekend. As…

  • Sep 20, 2021
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.

Introducing the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB

This compact utility vehicle could be just the right size for all but those seated in the third row

  • Sep 20, 2021
Mercedes-Benz's GLB Class is one of six such utilities to wear the three-pointed star.
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Letter to the Editor

“Today I held the power of change in my hands”

  • Sep 20, 2021
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The City of Wetaskiwin joins CP, the Canadian Pacific Police Service and communities across Canada in marking Rail Safety Week Sept. 20 to 26, a way to remind the community of the potential danger and the need to stay safe.

Stay Safe, Wetaskiwin: Community marks Rail Safety Week

With trains running along tracks across Central Alberta every day, it’s easy…

  • Sep 20, 2021
The City of Wetaskiwin joins CP, the Canadian Pacific Police Service and communities across Canada in marking Rail Safety Week Sept. 20 to 26, a way to remind the community of the potential danger and the need to stay safe.
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer nears 600 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,718 new cases and 10 new deaths

  • Sep 16, 2021
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Judy Lange

Grandma’s Goodies

Sour Cream Corn Bread

  • Sep 16, 2021
Judy Lange

Allan George Gooding

September 16, 20211947-2021 ~ Allan George Gooding was an elite fighter pilot…

  • Sep 16, 2021
Since the pandemic began, 48 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Red Deer. (Black Press file photo)

Three more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer

Red Deer has now had 48 deaths since pandemic began

  • Sep 15, 2021
Since the pandemic began, 48 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Red Deer. (Black Press file photo)
Red Deer still has the fourth most active cases of COVID-19 in the province, behind Calgary, Edmonton and Medicine Hat. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer drops 24 active cases, adds one new death

Alberta reports 1,434 new COVID-19 cases, nine new deaths

  • Sep 14, 2021
Red Deer still has the fourth most active cases of COVID-19 in the province, behind Calgary, Edmonton and Medicine Hat. (Black Press file image)
NDP candidate Hugo Charles

Meet your Candidate Edmonton-Wetaskiwin: Hugo Charles (NDP)

Candidates for the upcoming Federal Election on Sept. 20 answered pressing platform questions.

  • Sep 13, 2021
NDP candidate Hugo Charles
Conservative candidate Mike Lake

Meet your Candidate Edmonton-Wetaskiwin: Mike Lake (Conservative)

Candidates for the upcoming Federal Election on Sept. 20 answered pressing platform questions.

  • Sep 13, 2021
Conservative candidate Mike Lake
Liberal candidate Ron Thiering

Meet your Candidate Edmonton-Wetaskiwin: Ron Thiering (Liberal)

Candidates for the upcoming Federal Election on Sept. 20 answered pressing platform questions.

  • Sep 13, 2021
Liberal candidate Ron Thiering
VCP candidate Travis Calliou/Screengrab Leduc, Nisku, Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce webinar election forum.

Meet your Candidate Edmonton-Wetaskiwin: Travis Calliou (Veterans Coalition Party of Canada)

Candidates for the upcoming Federal Election on Sept. 20 answered pressing platform questions.

  • Sep 13, 2021
VCP candidate Travis Calliou/Screengrab Leduc, Nisku, Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce webinar election forum.
People’s Party of Canada candidate Tyler Beauchamp/ Facebook.

Meet your Candidate Edmonton-Wetaskiwin: Tyler Beauchamp (People’s Party of Canada)

Candidates for the upcoming Federal Election on Sept. 20 answered pressing platform questions.

  • Sep 13, 2021
People’s Party of Canada candidate Tyler Beauchamp/ Facebook.