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Social justice warriors don’t like Nordic runes

Nordic runes existed thousands of years before Nazism

Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly

MP Blaine Calkins wants to see the Trudeau government sort out its NAFTA negotiations

Grandma shares wisdom, deep subjects on road trip

Knitting can’t really be that difficult…can it?

  • Feb 2, 2018
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Maskwacis Wetaskiwin MLA, Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson speaks at Wetaskiwin chamber luncheon
Edmonton International Raceway race night May 25

Ethical decision-making not as easy as it sounds

Reporting on bad news in a small community is serious business

If the NDP thinks it is making positive change, it is mistaken

Alberta’s Carbon Tax should be stopped, re-evaluated

So I’m a Gen X’er after all

Don’t let someone define you in black and white terms

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29, 2017

You’re right, music is getting worse

Scientists have proven pop music getting worse every year

MLA Mark Smith prepares for fall legislature session

Seniors health, mental health, opioid crisis remain on the radar

  • Sep 29, 2017

Wear a hazmat suit 24/7, it’s the only way to be a good mom

Double standard exists when it comes to women’s bodies…and men’s

Opinion: Gay-Straight Alliance privacy in schools needs no debate

A school can be many things. An institution of higher learning, an…

Youth curfews, not the best crime fighting tool

As good as it may seem on the surface, a youth curfew…

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

HEADLINE: Kitchen table talk: Business no zero-sum game

DECK: Opinion column notes society isn’t one’s gain, another’s loss

  • Aug 18, 2017

Sales tax, or carbon tax, not novel in dumb political moves even in Alberta

Old strategy in political circles, lying to people, strangely not uncommon in Alberta

Sad to see invasive species problems caused by carelessness

Common Toadflax, wild boars, goldfish, and more like to destroy our ecosystems

Kitchen table talk: The future is shaped

Opinion column notes a prosperous future doesn’t just happen, it takes work

  • Aug 9, 2017

Now that we have unity, it’s time to get to work

Drayton-Devon MLA Mark Smith says unity vote was historic

  • Aug 3, 2017

Photo radar balances budgets, does nothing for safety

Editor says photo radar abused by municipalities, makes lawbreakers out of normal people