Opinion

A quest for affordable housing

A quest for affordable housing

  • Jan 25, 2020

College Beat: Making time for mental health at Red Deer College

On Wednesday, Red Deer College will be involved in an important, symbolic…

  • Jan 24, 2020

There’s no putting a lid on our passion for coffee

There’s no putting a lid on our passion for coffee

  • Jan 24, 2020

David Marsden: Drug addicts deserve our care

The provincial government, rather than seizing an opportunity, is flirting with putting…

  • Jan 23, 2020

Trade deals can’t be counted on

As Donald Trump brags to the world’s billionaires at Davos about his…

  • Jan 23, 2020

Michael Dawe: Yes, it’s been cold, but not as chilly as it was in 1969

Central Alberta seems to have been struck by one of the colder…

  • Jan 22, 2020
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Gift of warmth: Maskwacis resident who lost cousin on the streets wanted to honour him by giving back

David Marsden: Warm tales about the cold

The recent deep freeze has rocked all of us. Every Red Deer…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Putin may not be immortal, but he’s not going anywhere

Five years ago, somebody posted photographs on the internet showing a man…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Hay’s Daze: Lively days spent bringing dead vehicles back to life during Red Deer’s cold spell

By Harley Hay Last week, -20 C seemed like the worst thing…

  • Jan 17, 2020

Federal Conservative unity is being tested

John Crosbie would have no doubt enjoyed how his funeral this week…

  • Jan 17, 2020

‘I feel that I’m free.’ Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen

HALIFAX — After he took a solemn oath and received his Canadian…

Opinion: Will the fallout from Flight 752 push Iran to the edge?

In Canada, the downing of Flight 752 triggered waves of grief and…

  • Jan 14, 2020

176 people dead: Human error driven by paranoid politics

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent…

  • Jan 13, 2020

Opinion: Trudeau’s got to get angry for us

Canada has once again become collateral damage for Donald Trump’s bull-in-a-china-shop foreign…

  • Jan 13, 2020

Cheers to those who refuse to warm to winter

So, we’ve finally hit the 20s. And I don’t mean the 2020s.…

  • Jan 11, 2020

Let’s face it, society has gone to pot

In the 2015 federal election campaign, one of the big issues was…

  • Jan 11, 2020

Opinion: Self-driving cars won’t automatically solve our problems

It’s 2035, and you’re going to a movie. As you walk out…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Eight reasons why Molly Banister extension should not proceed

I am decidedly against any road being built through the quarter section…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Opinion: Alberta politics could use some moderation

By David Marsden Moderation in all things. It’s a goal many of…

  • Jan 6, 2020

Assassination will cost U.S., but don’t expect war with Iran

If the Iranians played the game the same way that Donald Trump…

  • Jan 6, 2020