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Keep your eye out for the Easter Chicken this weekend

Ring, ring, ring, ring. Hay’s Daze: “Hello, Harry’s Pool Hall, who in…

  • Apr 20, 2019

It’s important to read the signs

While practically sitting on the sign post that asked people not to…

  • Apr 20, 2019

Sudan’s slow, awkward march toward democracy

It’s moving fast now. For three months, the protesters in Khartoum got…

  • Apr 19, 2019

Notley just the latest incumbent to fall

And then there were none. As of the victory on Tuesday of…

  • Apr 19, 2019

Notley’s defeat will isolate Trudeau

Of the premiers of the four larger provinces who signed off on…

  • Apr 18, 2019

Opinion: Kenney must rise to the challenge

Notley’s defeat comes as no surprise

  • Apr 16, 2019
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Filing taxes shouldn’t be so tough

The tax-filer was optimistic. The Canada Revenue Agency had sent him a…

  • Apr 16, 2019

WikiLeaks founder should have been quicker to face justice

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is an unattractive character, and he…

  • Apr 16, 2019

Thoughts about birds take flight as spring finally takes hold

A friend gave us a bird once. No, I didn’t say “the”…

  • Apr 13, 2019

Despairing at the state of our politics

Everyone who is tired of politicians bashing their opponents, denouncing them to…

  • Apr 13, 2019

Election result will have huge impact

Justin Trudeau’s government already has a pre-election war on its hands with…

  • Apr 12, 2019

Libyans face choice between a dictator or continued chaos

The forces of Khalifa Haftar are stalled outside the capital, Tripoli, and…

  • Apr 12, 2019

Canada likely has nothing to fear from foreign election meddling

Are foreign “adversaries” trying to use social media to interfere in Canadian…

  • Apr 11, 2019

Opinion: Alberta oil is McDonald’s overlooked ally

McDonald’s Canada has cleverly coddled up to our nation’s food producers. The…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Michael Dawe: Legion continues its tireless work on behalf of veterans

On Saturday, March 23, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 35 held the…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Cloudy future for former ministers

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal caucus may be done with Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Trudeau has only himself to blame for his party’s troubles

It is dismaying to me, a political agnostic, that thuggery is now…

  • Apr 9, 2019

Our political leaders need to be held accountable

With the continued behaviour of our prime minister, it is an appropriate…

  • Apr 9, 2019

Opinion: Drug treatment centre is needed

By David Marsden Red Deer has done a good job of creating…

  • Apr 8, 2019

Some drones are a nuisance, but they’re changing the world

So, last week, I was droning on about drones and the fact…

  • Apr 6, 2019