Opinion

Don’t say that our justice system is rigged

Immediately after he trashed the independence of federal judges this week, Bloc…

  • Feb 6, 2020

This fall’s election will seal the destiny of Donald Trump

Psephology – the statistical study of elections and trends in voting –…

  • Feb 6, 2020

Rural Albertans should be wary of health-care changes

Over the years, two of my friends were retired medical doctors who…

  • Feb 6, 2020
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Handmade Valentine’s Day cards create a legacy of love

Romantic love is a complex emotion thought to have ancient roots in…

  • Feb 6, 2020

David Marsden: Police’s roadside breath tests leave a bad taste

Red Deer RCMP have said that every motorist they stop is required…

  • Feb 6, 2020

Opinion: When oversight is ignored disaster is all but certain

Canada has reportedly still allowed Boeing 737 Max 8s to fly, albeit…

  • Feb 5, 2020

Michael Dawe: Alberta newspapers quick to oppose constraints on their freedom

On Jan. 16, the Lacombe Globe published its last issue. The development…

  • Feb 5, 2020

Trudeau eyes a different kind of envoy to Washington

For the first time in nearly two decades, a non-political public servant…

  • Feb 4, 2020

David Marsden: Drugs don’t belong in prisons

The federal government has a penchant for renaming departments during these enlightened…

  • Feb 3, 2020

Public workers care about the health of the economy too

Re: “Public workers should remember how fortunate they are,” Letter, Jan. 31.…

  • Feb 3, 2020

Albertans need more powers to deal with poor politicians

Albertans have waited long enough for politicians to reaffirm the role of…

  • Feb 3, 2020

I’ve been hacked by my new best friend

Boy, I sure had a really fun time last week. I know…

  • Feb 1, 2020

We shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss social conservatives

Social conservatives are definitely falling out of fashion with Conservatives, who worry…

  • Jan 31, 2020

Opinion: Our wetlands are under attack

World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2, forces all of us to come to…

  • Jan 30, 2020

Public workers should remember how fortunate they are

Some years ago, while an auditor for the County of Red Deer,…

  • Jan 30, 2020

Trump-Netanyahu peace deal is just a sleight of hand

The peculiar thing about the peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians that…

  • Jan 29, 2020

People’s strong faith in herbal remedies is not misplaced

Re: “Crown appealing verdict in toddler’s meningitis case.” I believe the Crown…

  • Jan 29, 2020

Trade deal must be swiftly passed

They may be without a permanent leader, and they may still be…

  • Jan 29, 2020

David Marsden: Let’s see success at Westerner Park

It’s encouraging that Westerner Park has admitted it needs the support of…

  • Jan 28, 2020

Opinion: The city needs to get out of the way of business

The Uber business model is one of several disruptive technologies taking the…

  • Jan 27, 2020