Opinion

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

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

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

Open Letter on the Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding
CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

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

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises
An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

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

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors
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Five-year-old boy fighting cancer celebrates Halloween with reverse trick-or-treating in Wetaskiwin
Manny's demolition under way this week
Mulhurst Bay Fire Rescue teaches fire prevention at Pipestone Elementary School
City of Wetaskiwin honours orange shirt day
A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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

A hand sanitizer dispenser and a sign indicating steps to be taken to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is seen at an entrance to the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
MLA Mark Smith

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

MLA Mark Smith
(BLACK PRESS file image)

LETTER: Are you a Diabetic?

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

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Mark Smith/MLA

MLA COLUMN: Balancing the Budget

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

Mark Smith/MLA
LETTER: Canada isn’t up for business

LETTER: Canada isn’t up for business

‘Gotta wonder what Harper would do’

LETTER: Canada isn’t up for business
Treena Mielke/Rimbey Review Editor

COLUMN: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

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

  • Feb 25, 2020
Treena Mielke/Rimbey Review Editor
(BLACK PRESS file photo)

LETTER: Rare Disease Day is February 28, 2018

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

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Mark Smith/MLA

MLA MARK SMITH: Weekly Newsletter

UCP government selling crude-by-rail contracts

Mark Smith/MLA
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

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
COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest
AHS review is a key commitment to Albertans

AHS review is a key commitment to Albertans

Internal savings will allow more money to be directed to patients and front-line care

  • Feb 13, 2020
AHS review is a key commitment to Albertans
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Black Press file photo)

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Black Press file photo)
February is the month of love

February is the month of love

The Sally Ann Chronicle for February, 2020

  • Feb 7, 2020
February is the month of love
County of Wetaskiwin: financial burden of policing being transferred to rural residents

County of Wetaskiwin: financial burden of policing being transferred to rural residents

Enhanced positions, support staff should count too says reeve

  • Feb 7, 2020
County of Wetaskiwin: financial burden of policing being transferred to rural residents
Alberta’s New Post Secondary Funding Model

Alberta’s New Post Secondary Funding Model

Performance measures will now be key for prov. funding

  • Feb 5, 2020
Alberta’s New Post Secondary Funding Model
Prime Minister wrong on Iranian general issue

Prime Minister wrong on Iranian general issue

Writer says slain Iranian general a danger

  • Jan 30, 2020
Prime Minister wrong on Iranian general issue
Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard

Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard

Loss of wetlands in Alberta continues at an incredible rate

  • Jan 29, 2020
Environmental crisis happening right in our own backyard
In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)