Opinion

The strange connections of Fritz Haber

Patriotism and brilliance left a tragic legacy

Provincial Budget Negatively Impacts WRPS: board chair

WRPS faces over $3 million loss on original budget

  • Nov 14, 2019

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019

Canada owes great debt to war veterans

Writer says Canadians should say ‘thank you’ to veterans

  • Nov 8, 2019

Former Liberals, mayors, premiers don’t speak for Alberta

Prime Minister Trudeau looking at B-list politicians as Alberta’s voice

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New budget cuts about 3 cents on every government dollar

Spending had to be controlled or debt would skyrocket…moreso

  • Nov 1, 2019

Writer not happy about more years of Trudeau

Canada is laughing stock of world with Trudeau re-elected

  • Nov 1, 2019

Third, fourth in election could decide nation’s future

How long a minority government lasts is anyone’s guess

Alberta seperation much more complicated than it seems

Separation would require huge sacrifices, questionable benefits

  • Oct 30, 2019

What’s wrong with populism?

Political parties are supposed to listen to us, not vice versa

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019

Military posers insult real veterans: writer

Fake medals and bogus insignia insulting to service members

  • Oct 17, 2019

UPDATED Provincial police force demands consideration

UPDATED High cost of RCMP officers discussed recently

Early childhood care is federal election issue

Wetaskiwin voters should be asking candidates about childcare

  • Oct 10, 2019

We hope people know ‘Newspapers Matter’

Newsprint may not be needed, but news certainly is

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

A tale of politicians in a car crash

Writer says politicians and reliability could be mutually exclusive

  • Oct 4, 2019

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

Episode 2 features a talk on Red Deer Rebels, the AAA Lacombe Generals, the Eckville Eagles and more

Taxing not the answer to debt problem: MLA Smith

Alberta has a spending problem, not revenue problem

  • Oct 3, 2019