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Franco Terrazzano: Alberta must avoid picking winners and losers

Businesses need help, but it’s important to provide the right help the…

  • Jun 17, 2020

Michael Dawe: In 1892, mayor had little sympathy for victims of racial rioting

There are an incredible amount of dramatic events taking place around the…

  • Jun 17, 2020

Opinion: Time for Tories to stand up

For months now, the federal Conservatives have been fixated on where they’re…

  • Jun 16, 2020
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David Marsden: Release the Fair Deal Panel’s report

People should be capable of walking and chewing gum at the same…

  • Jun 15, 2020

Trudeau’s public forays make normal sessions of Parliament inevitable

With cameras in tow, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was out touting one…

  • Jun 15, 2020

Movies are a big part of my reel life

I haven’t been in a movie theatre for three months. Now that’s…

  • Jun 13, 2020

Embarrassed by COVID-19? Stop sharing the numbers

What do you do if you are in charge of dealing with…

  • Jun 12, 2020

Jason Stephan: Early COVID-19 economic relaunch serves Albertans well

I am thrilled Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy has been accelerated…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: How police departments can identify and oust killer cops

There is growing acknowledgment that the attitude of officers towards the human…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: Trump brings Canada together

It was exactly two years ago this week that Donald Trump stormed…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: Let’s be realistic about physical distancing in our classrooms

These days, grocery shopping looks a little different than usual. People wait…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Michael Dawe: Smallpox outbreak fuelled riots and racism in 1892

There are an incredible amount of dramatic events taking place around the…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Opinion: Protests and pandemic full of lessons

A test of “first-rate intelligence,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, is “the ability…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Recall and referendum rules are overdue

It’s more than a year into the United Conservatives’ mandate, and Albertans…

  • Jun 9, 2020

David Marsden: It’s time to further ease COVID restrictions

The decreasing numbers of active COVID-19 cases are helping to accelerate a…

  • Jun 8, 2020

Peter Nunoda: Red Deer College has plenty to celebrate

Friday, we celebrated Red Deer College’s 56th graduating class. It looked different…

  • Jun 6, 2020

Some things are best avoided

There are some things you just shouldn’t do. Even on a double-dog…

  • Jun 6, 2020

Don’t sacrifice our planet for the sake of the economy

“Never waste an opportunity offered by a good crisis.” Machiavelli, the author…

  • Jun 4, 2020

Kenney’s party doesn’t need taxpayer handouts

The United Conservative Party said it would stick up for taxpayers, but…

  • Jun 3, 2020

Michael Dawe: Hobo Jungle was once an oasis for those who couldn’t find work

There is a lot of well-founded concern about the enormous worldwide impact…

  • Jun 3, 2020