Editorials

The 26th annual Victoria Pride Parade filled downtown streets with glitter, music, rainbows and joy Sunday morning. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Opinion: Red Deer Public School division needs to have Pride Week

To err is human. We have often heard that adage. But the…

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A lone passenger stands outside the International Arrivals area at Pearson Airport in Toronto on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. As the federal government prepares to slap new restrictions on foreign arrivals, Health Canada data suggest a growing number of infections directly connected to international travel.

Bending the curve: Trudeau’s travel restrictions similar to Australia’s rules

The new normal has been with Canadians for about a year now…

Canada's 29th Governor General Julie Payette looks on alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Senate chamber during her installation ceremony, in Ottawa on Monday, October 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Opinion: Trudeau needs to take responsibility

Julie Payette, who resigned Thursday, as Canada’s Governor General, was hand-picked by…

In this undated photo issued by the University of Oxford, a volunteer is administered the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford / John Cairns)

Opinion: Alberta vaccine rollout lacking transparency

If a provincial election was called tomorrow, Premier Jason Kenney and his…

In this undated photo issued by the University of Oxford, a volunteer is administered the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford / John Cairns)
Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer: Love Jihad

The ‘Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Ordinance’ was passed into law in…

  • Dec 22, 2020
Gwynne Dyer
A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)

Opinion: Whether you believe COVID is real, Albertans need to do what’s best for health system

Alberta’s daily COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise with the hospital and…

A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Christmas Grinch: Albertans are paying for Kenney’s tardy response to pandemic

Opinion: Acting sooner would have cleared us all by the time December hit

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Reg Warkentin: Our schools deserve top marks

Reg Warkentin: Our schools deserve top marks

The education and development of our kids is the most important asset our province has

  • Sep 21, 2020
Reg Warkentin: Our schools deserve top marks
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett

Episode 2 features a talk on Red Deer Rebels, the AAA Lacombe Generals, the Eckville Eagles and more

PODCAST: The Expert discusses local hockey with Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett
Family: Wait times too long at emergency at Red Deer Hospital
Family: Wait times too long at emergency at Red Deer Hospital
Today’s editorial cartoon: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Today’s editorial cartoon: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Today’s editorial cartoon: Thursday, March 7, 2019

  • Mar 7, 2019
Today’s editorial cartoon: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

  • Mar 6, 2019
Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

From thank you letters to selfies

  • Jan 2, 2019
Today’s editorial cartoon: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Editorial page cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Editorial page cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Cartoonist Patrick LaMontagne suggests Calgary deserves a prize for its Olympic efforts.

  • Nov 15, 2018
Editorial page cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Today’s Editorial Cartoon: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Today’s Editorial Cartoon: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Cartoonist Patrick LaMontagne salutes the start of the Canadian Finals Rodeo.

  • Oct 30, 2018
Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018
Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018