Opinion

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,…

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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

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

LETTER: Are you a Diabetic?

‘I have been a Diabetic for the last 50 years’

MLA COLUMN: Balancing the Budget

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

LETTER: Canada isn’t up for business

‘Gotta wonder what Harper would do’

COLUMN: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

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

  • Feb 25, 2020

LETTER: Rare Disease Day is February 28, 2018

‘I am raising Awareness for mast cell diseases, which come in a variety of forms’

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