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America poised to turn its back on Afghan quagmire

There is movement toward peace in Afghanistan – or at least toward…

  • Jul 15, 2019

Trump and Kim rekindle their long-distance romance

The sporadic romance between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator…

  • Jul 12, 2019

Unlike Calgary, Red Deer should avoid temptation to buy jobs

Things are bad in Calgary. How bad? So bad they had to…

  • Jul 11, 2019
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If you challenge authority, expect CSIS to spy on you

Spies spy. That is why governments employ them. That is why organizations…

  • Jul 11, 2019

Don’t confuse refugees with people who desire a better life

Every once in a while, a photograph of a migrant’s tragic death…

  • Jul 11, 2019

Michael Dawe: 100 years ago, fair organizers gambled, and it paid off big

Another Westerner Days Fair and Exposition is rapidly approaching. However, this year’s…

  • Jul 10, 2019

Job numbers hide anxiety

Within 75 minutes of the new jobs data coming out from Statistics…

  • Jul 10, 2019

Trump has reason to watch Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Iran has “begun its march … toward nuclear weaponry,” said Israel’s energy…

  • Jul 9, 2019

Opinion: Kenney’s inquiry into oilpatch foes is welcomed

The Jason Kenney government’s decision to spend $2.5 million on an inquiry…

  • Jul 8, 2019

Snack from the past is just what I was looking for

Sometimes, some of a person’s favourite things disappear and don’t come back.…

  • Jul 6, 2019

Please, stop saying you’re offended

In this country, we have more laws, rules and regulations than Tim…

  • Jul 6, 2019

There’s a scarcity of ambassadors

The Fourth of July celebrations were marked in a not-so-usual way in…

  • Jul 5, 2019

Leaders’ handling of Brexit is turning departure into a train wreck

Oscar Wilde described fox hunting as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the…

  • Jul 4, 2019

Harper pegged to play key role in negotiating Brexit

Stephen Harper, true to form, ducked out of the spotlight quickly last…

  • Jul 4, 2019

Journalists’ lives are at risk as tensions in Mideast mount

Journalists’ lives are at risk as tensions in Mideast mount

  • Jul 3, 2019

Voters can start reading up now

You don’t need to know a thing about Canadian politics to cast…

  • Jul 3, 2019

Quiet deal with China escapes PM

In Canada’s dispute with China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces an unappetizing…

  • Jul 1, 2019

Scheer misses his opportunity to deliver proper climate change plan

Andrew Scheer is right when he says there are ways to fight…

  • Jun 28, 2019

India pays now, but warming planet will impact everyone

The monsoon rains are finally arriving in central and northern India, but…

  • Jun 27, 2019