Opinion

Albertans have spoken, and spoken clearly

UCP takes 63 electoral districts, NDP mostly an Edmonton party

Government makes case for climate change for money

Slanted data used to justify things like carbon tax

  • Apr 18, 2019

Recall legislation definitely the way to go

Recalling elected candidates an interesting topic during election campaign

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This dog can't resist joining in with his owner's traditional singing
Local day home gets a special drive-by surprise
Sacred Heart Wetaskiwin parishioners sing Hymns with local woman battling cancer
Northridge Wetaskiwin residents take a moment of silence to honour the victims of the N.S. shootings

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Notley was anti-pipeline, now she’s pro-pipeline

Writer says NDP government takes care of union buddies

  • Apr 12, 2019

Writer says NDP have dug hole Albertans are in

Reader says Notley, NDP afraid of Kenney

  • Apr 11, 2019

Smear politics don’t help win elections

This week, NDP candidate feels the burn of past online comments

Writer says climate change numbers don’t add up

Fearmongering over climate change but Canada causes only tiny amount

  • Apr 10, 2019

Minister Eggen’s trust issues

Sexuality should not be club topic: writer

  • Apr 9, 2019

Nothing is free, all comes from the taxpayer

Reader says Alberta’s debt grew from $12 to $71 billion in four years

  • Apr 4, 2019

SNC-Lavalin seems to reflect Quebec political culture

Quebec is only provincial government with permanent corruption inquiry

Does Google spy on our cell phone conversations?

Supporters of tech giants say they would never, ever invade our privacy

Lane-splitting for motorcycles should be legal in Alberta

More tools needed to protect cyclists’ lives from motorists

Writer says Trudeau apologizes for wrong things

Prime Minister has a lot to apologize for says Wetaskiwin reader

  • Mar 15, 2019

Reflections on the pros and cons of Daylight Savings Time

Did you remember to ‘spring ahead’ early Sunday?

  • Mar 14, 2019

Time for an update on Harley Davidson’s adventures

Livewire electric bike will cost $40k in Canada, range of 89 kms

Local businesses are the heart of communities across Canada

Local newspapers supporting the “Buy Local” movement

  • Mar 12, 2019

Writer says NDP think they’ll lose election

NDP not calling election because of fear of defeat says reader

  • Mar 8, 2019

Earthquake disrupts Monday morning routine

Geological tremors aside…who’s going to make coffee?