Opinion

Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan's decision to travel to Arizona for a holiday has been sharply criticized by many.
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Jason Stephan: Quebec’s actions undermine interests of Alberta

Prior to serving as a MLA, I structured many commercial partnership agreements.…

  • Jun 17, 2021
Opinion

Opinion: Trudeau tight-lipped on Constitution attack

When exactly did Canada become a Constitution-bashing country? For nearly 30 years,…

  • Jun 17, 2021

Letter: Improvements coming to two intersections in Red Deer to help cyclists

A letter in the Advocate on June 9 with complaints about cyclists…

  • Jun 17, 2021
Gwynne DYer

Opinion: Western countries giving out vaccines to poor nations

At the recent G7 summit, U.S. President Joe Biden promised to distribute…

  • Jun 17, 2021
Gwynne DYer
Opinion

Opinion: Governments should come together to collaborate paid sick leave in Canada

If we let our guard down, COVID-19 is highly transmissible and will…

  • Jun 15, 2021
Opinion
opinion column

Opinion: How Trudeau’s Liberals lured a Green MP

The Lincoln Big Stop restaurant, just outside New Brunswick’s capital city of…

  • Jun 15, 2021
opinion column
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Kenney fortunate to have LaGrange as education minister

Premier Jason Kenny is fortunate to have Adriana LaGrange in his cabinet.…

  • Jun 12, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Political parties should focus on getting Albertans vaccinated

In these days of political division, would it not be great, if…

  • Jun 10, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,

Letter: We need new curriculum before students fall behind

New research shows that international math test scores nationwide are declining over…

  • Jun 10, 2021
Letter to the editor about Penticton's friendliness, small town values,
Gwynne Dyer

UFOs: The silly season comes early

Normally it happens in August, when wicked people all over the northern…

  • Jun 10, 2021
Gwynne Dyer
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Letter: Be a cyclist or a pedestrian

I thought when cyclists were using the bike lanes, they were to…

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Rodeos help businesses, economy

Every small town in Alberta puts on an annual rodeo which creates…

  • Jun 9, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor

Letter: MPs should fight Quebec’s Bill 96

I just received a flyer in my mailbox from MP Blaine Calkins…

  • Jun 9, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer: G7 countries to create global minimum tax rate on corporate profits

It’s not Bretton Woods, but it’s a start. The decision by the…

  • Jun 8, 2021
Gwynne Dyer
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Letter: Listen to Indigenous leaders

Truly the discovery at the former residential school in Kamloops was tragic.…

  • Jun 7, 2021
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Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

Environment Week: Species we have saved in Canada

For many of us, wildlife is the symbol of nature conservation. This…

  • Jun 5, 2021
Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
Letters to the editor.

Letter: Advocate pieces informative and balanced

I’ve always enjoyed the comment pages of the Advocate. Gwynne Dyer is…

  • Jun 5, 2021
Letters to the editor.
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Letter: Not in agreement with Canadian Taxpayers Federation

I am writing in regards to the Advocate article on June 1…

  • Jun 5, 2021
LtE bug
Letters to the editor.

Letter: Couldn’t get mail in May

On May 4, I mailed a card to a friend across town.…

  • Jun 4, 2021
Letters to the editor.
Gwynne Dyer

China and climate: Thanks to chairman

There is a great anomaly in China’s modern history, but it isn’t…

  • Jun 3, 2021
Gwynne Dyer