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PM’s attack on Doug Ford is risky

Justin Trudeau was on television again this week badmouthing Doug Ford. This…

  • Aug 15, 2019

David Marsden: Trudeau should resign from office (with poll)

It’s unusual to call for a person to lose their job. We’re…

  • Aug 14, 2019

Michael Dawe: Kemp family remains a stalwart of region’s farming community

This Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sunnybrook Farm Museum, the Kemp…

  • Aug 14, 2019
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This beach has a rightful owner

According to the Sauble Beach tourist information website, the Ontario community’s first…

  • Aug 14, 2019

Opinion: Environmentalists spring a leak on pipeline opposition

Environmentalists often show little restraint in pursuit of their self-appointed cause, whether…

  • Aug 13, 2019

Giant rubber ducky is a hit during lazy float down river

It was the biggest rubber ducky I’ve ever seen. The bright yellow…

  • Aug 13, 2019

Resentment proves strong fodder for another trade war

Nation states, like four year olds, find it very hard to admit…

  • Aug 13, 2019

People are drawn to crime for a reason

The one thing that always bothered me while I was at The…

  • Aug 10, 2019

We’re getting taste of China’s tactics

As Canada fights to free its citizens still held hostage in China,…

  • Aug 9, 2019

Nuclear restraint may be tested in conflict brewing in Kashmir

Only God knows what novelist V.S. Naipaul really meant half a century…

  • Aug 9, 2019

Trudeau performs his best when he works without script

A prime minister’s career is built, loosely, on two types of duties:…

  • Aug 8, 2019

Funding for pets is a smart idea

Is home somewhere that you feel comfortable? Is it filled with memories…

  • Aug 8, 2019

Michael Dawe: Red Deer soldier survived ghastly Battle of Hong Kong

This Friday at 3 p.m., the Red Deer Royal Canadian Legion, Branch…

  • Aug 7, 2019

Trudeau can crow about the economy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals head into the fall election campaign with…

  • Aug 7, 2019

Opinion: Red Deer council’s anti-business policy taking its toll

By Reg Warkentin Throughout their term, Red Deer City Council has on…

  • Aug 6, 2019

China’s growing influence made nuclear treaty obsolete

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty died last Friday, but there won’t be…

  • Aug 6, 2019

Elderly too easily targeted by killers

Serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer went undetected for one fundamental reason: Old people…

  • Aug 6, 2019

I yearn for the comfy bench seats of yesterday’s automobiles

I miss the benches. In cars, I mean. You know, bench seats…

  • Aug 3, 2019

I may be overlooked, but I’m blessed

A recent online article spoke of our prime minister’s proposal to build…

  • Aug 3, 2019

Push the politicians on trade

There is a federal election coming this October. Members of Parliament and…

  • Aug 2, 2019