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CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

Life in Ashoro

A letter from a Canadian living in Japan.

  • Mar 20, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

MLA COLUMN: Budget 2020 and staying on track to balance

Government announced that the yearly deficit will be $1.2 billion less than projected in Budget 2019

MLA COLUMN: Balancing the Budget

‘This year’s deficit will be $1.2 billion dollars less than we had projected in Budget 2019’

COLUMN: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

‘Have you ever driven down country roads on a sun kissed summer day’

  • Feb 25, 2020
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MLA MARK SMITH: Weekly Newsletter

UCP government selling crude-by-rail contracts

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

AHS review is a key commitment to Albertans

Internal savings will allow more money to be directed to patients and front-line care

  • Feb 13, 2020

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

February is the month of love

The Sally Ann Chronicle for February, 2020

  • Feb 7, 2020

County of Wetaskiwin: financial burden of policing being transferred to rural residents

Enhanced positions, support staff should count too says reeve

  • Feb 7, 2020

Alberta’s New Post Secondary Funding Model

Performance measures will now be key for prov. funding

  • Feb 5, 2020

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

Hang up on the phone fraudsters

If the phone call seems kind of crazy…

The answer to many questions is the application of technology

Technology and Diversification in Drayton Valley-Devon

The Salvation Army is looking for a few heroes

The Salvation Army is now present in over 130 countries

  • Jan 15, 2020

Lack of respect for emergencies on the road

Tow truck driver struck by vehicle at full speed

UCP has delivered on 43 per cent of election promises

Premier Kenney a leader at Toronto meeting of premiers

  • Jan 1, 2020

“The golf balls” were intended to stop the U.S.S.R.

Radar base on Prairies will be museum someday