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OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019

Why are we interested in European royalty?

These people have caused more harm than anyone else in human history

Early business pioneers in Wetaskiwin

Jewellery, optometry and more go way back in this community

  • Jan 2, 2019
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Wetaskiwin Rawhide Rodeo 2019
County of Wetaskiwin reeve Terry Van de Kraats speaks at Wetaskiwin Chamber of Commerce June 7
Maskwacis Wetaskiwin MLA, Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson speaks at Wetaskiwin chamber luncheon
Edmonton International Raceway race night May 25

United Nations appears to be irrelevant to modern world

Latest version of Kyoto Protocol won’t work either

There is a difference between joy and happiness

we connect Christmas with the word joy

  • Dec 24, 2018

Support your child’s emotional learning in Wetaskiwin

To enhance and sustain foundational health and well-being of young children, families and caregivers

  • Dec 21, 2018

COLUMN: Anti-immigration hysteria a sign of growing fascist extremism

Don’t be fooled by your local xenophobic, “anti-globalist” protest group

Not sure where ‘mail delay’ stories coming from

Postal delivery in Alberta seems just fine, thanks

Mandatory curtailment is a tough call…but what else can Alberta do?

Environmentalists, various levels of government and courts devestate energy industry

  • Dec 13, 2018

Questions about Chinese company’s spying ability are familiar

PROMIS software in 80’s let Americans spy on allies

Chances of justice in Sopow murder approaching zero

Now 21 years since murder of RCMP sergeant and fiancé near Pincher Creek

Just An Observation: Closure is being left as the only option

Given two more deaths of emergency responders, safety must be placed over drivers’ inconvenience

Child molesters deserve punishment

Don’t minimize heinous crimes

We are all treaty people

Last month we celebrated Treaty or Bobtail Day, an annual holiday to…

  • Nov 27, 2018

Little evidence to prove NDP’s economic recovery

Statistics from October Statscan paint more realistic picture of the Alberta economy

Casualties of war truly staggering

World War I was the lesson that should have been learned

Wetaskiwin soldiers faced hardship, loneliness in WWI

Letters from local soldiers who fought 100 years ago

  • Nov 14, 2018

The Holocaust happened, and they know it

Deniers spread hate, lies, must bear some blame for atrocities