Opinion

National Drowning Prevention Week

Last week was the Lifesaving Society’s National Drowning Prevention week. As a…

Stop spreading COVID-19, don’t infect parents and elders, top doctor tells youth

The 20-to-39 age group accounts for 60 per cent of recent cases

  • Jul 24, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Rollercoasters with a side of pandemic

I love Disney. I love Disney movies, I love Disneyland, and I…

DANSEREAU: Mask up: Ignorance isn’t bliss

You are not special; wear your mask. Is it annoying? Sure. Is…

Dansereau: Lets talk about Yemen

Every ten minutes one child dies from malnutrition and vaccine-preventable diseases in…

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COVID isn’t over yet

Our lives have been turned upside down by this pandemic. We don’t…

If you need a mental break…

The world has had a lot of energy circulating through it lately.…

VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone

Privilege in society cannot come at the expense of of our neighbours

DANSEREAU: It is time to be actively anti-racist

As many people are aware by now, a black man named George…

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

An ode to the women of agriculture

Here is to the women of agriculture. To the rubber boot wearing,…

Our First Responders shouldn’t have to apologize for doing their job

There are plenty of heartwarming stories circulating right now about how sometimes…

LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

‘Doctors have agreed that, with the tough economic times, changes need to be made’

VAUGHAN: Hairstylists and barbers shouldn’t be in phase one of Alberta relaunch plan

Impossibility of social distancing means more government protocols, access to PPE needed

LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

London Drugs: We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them

  • Apr 30, 2020

Take time to read a good book this pandemic

With COVID-19 concerns not disappearing over-night and with more and more people…

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

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

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

To Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health and Jason Kenny, Premier of Alberta