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Hong Kong protesters risk provoking Beijing’s response

The anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong are now eight weeks old and…

  • Aug 2, 2019

Scientists weigh risks of reaching out to alien beings

Said Martin Dominik, an astronomer at the University of St. Andrews: “There…

  • Jul 31, 2019

Michael Dawe: Summer campers splashed in Sylvan Lake 100 years ago

Summer camps are often one of the most memorable experiences for young…

  • Jul 31, 2019
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Opinion: Access to historic Red Deer building falls short

The fact the former Central Intermediate School continues to grace Red Deer’s…

  • Jul 29, 2019

Trudeau must prepare for next wave of conservatism

With Boris Johnson’s elevation to the U.K. prime minister’s job last week,…

  • Jul 29, 2019

Sweet taste of freedom dampened by dose of rain

It was as if the years hadn’t flown by and I was…

  • Jul 27, 2019

No one can listen amid the noise

The first noticeable event with the hearing aids I had purchased was…

  • Jul 27, 2019

Tax fairness is a tricky road

Both the federal Liberals and Conservatives circled July 18 in their calendars…

  • Jul 26, 2019

Great Britain’s fate is in unpredictable hands

It has been suggested that Boris Johnson (who became the prime minister…

  • Jul 25, 2019

Leaders keep friends at a distance

If Andrew Scheer is serious about becoming prime minister this fall, he…

  • Jul 25, 2019

Michael Dawe: Historic school remains at heart of Red Deer life

The new Red Deer Culture Services Centre, at 5205 48th Ave., officially…

  • Jul 24, 2019

Opinion: RCMP and military legal settlements ignore accountability

If you asked Canadians which institutions stand at the heart of our…

  • Jul 23, 2019

It’s hard to track Liberal spending

There’s no doubt the list of Liberal pre-election spending announcements that the…

  • Jul 23, 2019

China shows interest in North Korea

China has reinserted itself into the middle of the simmering North Korean…

  • Jul 23, 2019

Bombardier can count on getting more orders

Thunder Bay, Ont., can relax. The Bombardier rail car manufacturing plant there…

  • Jul 19, 2019

Opinion: Supervised consumption sites can’t be abandoned in Alberta

By Heather Sweet When Jason Luan, the provincial government’s associate minister of…

  • Jul 18, 2019

Parliamentary vote positions Ukraine for next wave of change

Said Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky during the election campaign that made him president…

  • Jul 18, 2019

Good luck climbing economic ladder

Canadians are in a rut when it comes to keeping up with…

  • Jul 18, 2019

Michael Dawe: Red Deer’s love affair with parades goes back 120 years

This morning, another Westerner Days Fair & Exposition kicks off with a…

  • Jul 17, 2019

You don’t feel alientated, Trudeau tells western Canadians

By David Marsden National unity is not being threatened by the federal…

  • Jul 15, 2019