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Blockades expose a polarized nation

The political response to Canada’s blockade crisis so far has been to…

  • Feb 20, 2020

Aversion to nuclear power allows coal to keep on polluting

Germany and Japan are finally winning a war together. Unfortunately, it is…

  • Feb 20, 2020

Gardening: Succulents are popular house plants

Succulents are easy to distinguish form other plants as they have thick,…

  • Feb 19, 2020

We should be getting more dairy and eggs at lower prices

The last time the federal Conservative party selected a new leader, three…

  • Feb 19, 2020

David Marsden: Hospital unfairness makes me ill

The provincial government clearly isn’t without money. If it was, it wouldn’t…

  • Feb 19, 2020

Rail blockades present PM with a complex problem

Justin Trudeau has been hit by three large-scale communications crises since the…

  • Feb 18, 2020
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Popping pills can be just the start

I’m sitting at my desk looking at a flyer. You can save…

  • Feb 18, 2020

Mielke: Small town Alberta great place to live

There is something to be said for living in small town, Alberta.…

  • Feb 17, 2020

Reader’s opinion: Here’s how Premier Kenney can build a stronger Alberta

Apparently, the UPC government has decided that most seniors should pay more…

  • Feb 17, 2020

No matter the time of day, prepare for a good bedtime story

I may have mentioned a time or two that I like to…

  • Feb 15, 2020

David Marsden: Blame the country’s chaos on Trudeau

The prime minister talks a lot about the rule of law. When…

  • Feb 14, 2020

Opinion: Blockades test PM’s good will

It’s still in the mandate letters that Justin Trudeau has been giving…

  • Feb 13, 2020

Gardening: Roses aren’t the only option for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest days in the floral industry.…

  • Feb 12, 2020

Business tax cut is paying off with the creation of new jobs

Good things happen when politicians let entrepreneurs keep more of their money…

  • Feb 12, 2020

Michael Dawe: Two Red Deer settlers enjoyed a real-life love story

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us. It is a time of…

  • Feb 12, 2020

Mielke: The journey between today and someday can be long

In my own humble way I am struggling to learn to play…

  • Feb 10, 2020

Threat of China’s ‘devil virus’ cannot be underestimated

China officially went back to work on Monday, after an extended two-week…

  • Feb 10, 2020

Tips to avoid hackers from a man who fell for their lies

I have this little framed drawing on my wall where I can…

  • Feb 8, 2020

Suffering isn’t limited to the street

It was a pleasant surprise to learn that there was a website…

  • Feb 8, 2020

Don’t say that our justice system is rigged

Immediately after he trashed the independence of federal judges this week, Bloc…

  • Feb 6, 2020