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Letter: Read up on tax report

The Advocate article published Feb. 20 about the Canadian Taxpayers Federation slamming…

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Opinion: When Kenney promises no tax hike, does he mean it?

Premier Jason Kenney is trying to assure Albertans that there won’t be…

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

The Alberta budget expected to be tabled this week follows a year…

  • Feb 24, 2021

Opinion: Seek medical attention if you need it

There’s little doubt that COVID-19 has been the top item on the…

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Opinion: Red Deer needs a university

Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides says he leans against a university…

  • Feb 22, 2021
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The number of positive cases of COVID-19 has been climbing up since Jan. 20 at Red Deer's Olymel meat processing plant. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 has been climbing up since Jan. 20 at Red Deer's Olymel meat processing plant. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
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Opinion: Economic beachhead against third wave is in need of repair

It’s getting harder to look the other way and assume that an…

  • Feb 20, 2021
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Opinon: Defending Alberta firearms owners and property rights

Alberta’s government is committed to protecting the property rights of responsible Alberta…

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Democracy often takes two steps forward, one back

The bad news from the Economist’s annual Democracy Index is that things…

  • Feb 19, 2021
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Opinion: Equalization referendum crucial in Alberta’s fight for fairness

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made one thing clear: he’s not going…

  • Feb 19, 2021
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Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. A British Columbia company that feeds food waste to insects to produce pet food has received $6 million from the federal government for it's new state-of-the-art plant just north of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Opinion: Reducing food waste

Every year, over half of the food produced in Canada is wasted.…

  • Feb 18, 2021
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. A British Columbia company that feeds food waste to insects to produce pet food has received $6 million from the federal government for it's new state-of-the-art plant just north of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

Opinion: Taxpayers need some wins in upcoming legislative session

With the Alberta government steamrolling towards a $100-billion debt tab, things aren’t…

  • Feb 18, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
One of the first Blacks to live in central Alberta was Frederick Douglas Hall. (Photo courtesy Frank Sigurdson)

Michael Dawe: Here’s a bit of Black history in central Alberta

February is Black History Month in Alberta. It is a time to…

  • Feb 17, 2021
One of the first Blacks to live in central Alberta was Frederick Douglas Hall. (Photo courtesy Frank Sigurdson)
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Opinion: Municipalities have options to cut taxes

In addition to COVID-19, Canada has two major problems we must grapple…

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Opinion: O’Toole’s race to the middle

Remember when Canadian politics was obsessed with the middle class? No one…

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

Red Deer Public School division should reconsider Pride Week

This week, my heart broke as I read the headlines that trustees…

  • Feb 12, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
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Letter: Dreeshen working for constituents behind the scenes

This is in response to a letter by Faye Hallet (published in…

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Opinion: Toews must reject tax hikes and commit to balancing budget

Budget 2021 is right around the corner and there’s two commitments taxpayers…

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Letter: MP Earl Dreeshen needs to do more for constituents

I was pleased to finally see an article quoting our Red Deer…

  • Feb 11, 2021
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Letter: Our MLAs need to speak up for constituents

The Keystone pipeline project is being revoked. Its the pipeline that our…

  • Feb 11, 2021
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