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With Trump, a deal isn’t a deal

Donald Trump has only one strategy. He used it against Canada and…

  • Jun 27, 2019

Michael Dawe: Poorly run residential school left an unfortunate legacy

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of a very…

  • Jun 26, 2019

Young people deserve that first job

Alberta: The land of opportunity. This is the idea that brought my…

  • Jun 26, 2019
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Assassination attempts fail to silence Ethiopia’s reformer PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is a very lucky man. He has…

  • Jun 25, 2019

Plenty can happen before voting day

If every party that entered a pre-election summer with an edge on…

  • Jun 25, 2019

Many a rock ‘n roll band owes a debt to U-Haul trailers

I haul, you haul, we all haul with U-Haul. If that isn’t…

  • Jun 22, 2019

Children reveal the real joys of life

Going from a home where the sound of growing children has been…

  • Jun 22, 2019

We can reduce greenhouse gases by changing corporate behaviour

There has been a lot of high-pitched noise this week on how…

  • Jun 21, 2019

Quebec’s limit on religious freedom doesn’t appear to worry federal leaders

In the matter of whether the federal government should actively intervene to…

  • Jun 21, 2019

Complete list of 2019 Women of Excellence winners

Full list of Women of Excellence winners Lifetime Achievement Award: Doreen Bergum…

  • Jun 19, 2019

Opinion: Trans Mountain pipeline proceeds should be invested in Alberta

By David Marsden There’s a much-expected sigh of relief now that the…

  • Jun 18, 2019

Campaign to eradicate rodents puts other animals at risk

The bird was a female cardinal. It was on the ground and…

  • Jun 18, 2019

Opinion: Throwing cold water on fee for calling firefighters

There’s never any upside to adversity. Whether it’s the loss of a…

  • Jun 17, 2019

Infant blessed by quality health system

For all those who complain about the health-care system that we have…

  • Jun 15, 2019

Wheels quickly fall off trip down memory lane

Trip down memory lane spoiled by

  • Jun 15, 2019

It’s hard to find a politician who hasn’t used drugs in Britain

A drug bust can ruin your whole day, so it’s best to…

  • Jun 14, 2019

Drug plan just what the doctor ordered

If you liked Justin Trudeau’s promises to make pot legal in the…

  • Jun 14, 2019

Changes to GSAs are unacceptable to Albertans

I realized I was gay the summer before my 15th birthday. It…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Indigenous women’s inquiry provides few answers

Regarding recent articles in the Advocate about the probe into missing and…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Go ahead and cheer for the home team

Politically, nationalism has become a dirty word. It is associated with anti-immigrant…

  • Jun 13, 2019