Opinion

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

New budget cuts about 3 cents on every government dollar

Spending had to be controlled or debt would skyrocket…moreso

  • Nov 1, 2019
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30th Anniversary of twinning of City of Wetaskiwin and Ashoro Japan celebrated
Grand opening of Family Resource Network in Wetaskiwin
Indigenous Lives Matter protesters march in Wetaskiwin
Powwow held at Ma-Me-O

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

UFOs again in the headlines

Silly belief that advanced civilization would visit this place

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

Marc Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss a variety of Canadian election issues

Pesticide spraying harmful to local bees says writer

Simply cutting the ditches would be a great improvement over spraying

  • Sep 26, 2019

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau sets new standard for hypocrisy

Deeply hypocritical ‘brownface’ episodes should seal Trudeau’s fate