Byron Hackett

Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

WEB POLL: Is Alberta heading in the right or wrong direction?

Is Alberta heading in the right or wrong direction?

Premier Jason Kenney attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Centre of Excellence held on June 21, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer's Jeremiah Lauzon won the U20 200m at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Montreal, Quebec. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer's Jeremiah Lauzon won the U20 200m at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Montreal, Quebec. (Contributed photo)
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Hay’s Daze: The gift of stories

There’s nothing quite like a good story. Especially one that’s true, and…

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Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

Hackett: Floods, friends and the little things

The recent rain has got some of us down, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Harley Hay

Hay’s Daze: What’s in your golf bag?

So it appears that it’s golf season again in good old weather-challenged…

Harley Hay
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: Leave the RCMP alone

With so much chaos in the world, why not throw a little…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: I didn’t know much about inflation, now I do and wish I didn’t

Canada’s inflation rate has rise to its highest point in three decades

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Add easy, affordable projects to your project list this summer. (Tribune News Services)

5 DIY home improvement projects to try this summer

Summer is a great time for home improvement projects and DIY updates…

Add easy, affordable projects to your project list this summer. (Tribune News Services)
Finance minister Travis Toews said Tuesday evening Alberta nurses make 5.6 per cent more on average that in comparative provinces and this costs Alberta about $141 million per year. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

WEB POLL: Who do you plan to vote for in the 2023 Alberta provincial election?

Who do you plan to vote for in the 2023 Alberta provincial…

Finance minister Travis Toews said Tuesday evening Alberta nurses make 5.6 per cent more on average that in comparative provinces and this costs Alberta about $141 million per year. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Calgary police investigating death of 83-year-old woman after dog attack

CALGARY — Police say they are investigating after an 83-year-old woman died…

Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: The case of never-ending elections

It seems near impossible to escape the never ending doldrum of politics…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
David Martel, general manager of Canyon Ski Resort, says construction of the Canyon Coaster is about half way to completion. Susan Zielinski / Red Deer Advocate photo

POLL: Will you head out to Canyon Ski Resort to ride the new alpine coaster this summer?

Canyon Ski Resort in Red Deer County is set to be the…

David Martel, general manager of Canyon Ski Resort, says construction of the Canyon Coaster is about half way to completion. Susan Zielinski / Red Deer Advocate photo
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: Battle of Alberta thrills, ends too soon (for some)

Play La Bamba Baby! I am by no means an Edmonton Oilers…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: Kenney not going away quietly

It’s not clear who the next UCP leader will be

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday that his government would commit $390 million will be spent over the next four years to ensure 99 per cent of Albertans have a link that meets the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) standard for acceptable broadband service. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Poll: Who would you like to see succeed Jason Kenney as premier of Alberta?

Earlier this month, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced he was resigning as…

Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday that his government would commit $390 million will be spent over the next four years to ensure 99 per cent of Albertans have a link that meets the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) standard for acceptable broadband service. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Ian Gustafon

Ian Gustafson joins Red Deer Advocate team

Gustafson comes to Red Deer after spending the past few years in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Ian Gustafon
Art Nordholm of the Al Shamal Shriners (left) squares off with Allan Dickson of Al Azhar Shriners as Clayton Ross of the Red Deer Shrine Club prepares to drop the puck. The organization is raising money based on goals scored in the NHL’s Battle of Alberta. (Contributed photo)

Shriners use Battle of Alberta to raise money for children’s hospital

Two Shriners chapters in Alberta will go head-to-head, as the Calgary Flames…

Art Nordholm of the Al Shamal Shriners (left) squares off with Allan Dickson of Al Azhar Shriners as Clayton Ross of the Red Deer Shrine Club prepares to drop the puck. The organization is raising money based on goals scored in the NHL’s Battle of Alberta. (Contributed photo)
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

Hackett: Renewing a sense of community in Red Deer and beyond

We’ve seen fans gather over the past several months at Red Deer…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: Abortion rights need to be fought for

U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade could have consequences in Canada

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
Opinion

OPINION: Trump aftershocks not going away soon

The annual “March for Life” in Ottawa, billed as “the nation’s premiere…

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