Opinion

Letters on mental health workers, great teachers and wearing masks

Mental health workers deserve to feel safe Re: “Peace officers’ presence is…

  • Jun 19, 2020

China and India battle without bullets

Never bring a knife to a gunfight, the saying goes, but China…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Opinion: Four-day work week is wise, but don’t hold your breath waiting

Like any crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to rethink how…

  • Jun 18, 2020
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Black Lives Matter message deserves to be heard

I have many friends who tell me that white lives matter, or…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Franco Terrazzano: Alberta must avoid picking winners and losers

Businesses need help, but it’s important to provide the right help the…

  • Jun 17, 2020

Michael Dawe: In 1892, mayor had little sympathy for victims of racial rioting

There are an incredible amount of dramatic events taking place around the…

  • Jun 17, 2020

Opinion: Time for Tories to stand up

For months now, the federal Conservatives have been fixated on where they’re…

  • Jun 16, 2020

David Marsden: Release the Fair Deal Panel’s report

People should be capable of walking and chewing gum at the same…

  • Jun 15, 2020

Trudeau’s public forays make normal sessions of Parliament inevitable

With cameras in tow, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was out touting one…

  • Jun 15, 2020

Singers and imaginary characters can’t be called scientists

Re: “Climate is changing, but don’t blame humans for it,” Letter, June…

  • Jun 15, 2020

Movies are a big part of my reel life

I haven’t been in a movie theatre for three months. Now that’s…

  • Jun 13, 2020

Embarrassed by COVID-19? Stop sharing the numbers

What do you do if you are in charge of dealing with…

  • Jun 12, 2020

Hang on to the Molly Banister extension right-of-way

City council, in a split decision, decided to postpone a decision about…

  • Jun 12, 2020

Jason Stephan: Early COVID-19 economic relaunch serves Albertans well

I am thrilled Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy has been accelerated…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: How police departments can identify and oust killer cops

There is growing acknowledgment that the attitude of officers towards the human…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: Trump brings Canada together

It was exactly two years ago this week that Donald Trump stormed…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Golfing, a shopper’s kindness and government hypocrisy

River Bend offers warm welcome to golfers In this time of stress…

  • Jun 11, 2020

Opinion: Let’s be realistic about physical distancing in our classrooms

These days, grocery shopping looks a little different than usual. People wait…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Michael Dawe: Smallpox outbreak fuelled riots and racism in 1892

There are an incredible amount of dramatic events taking place around the…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Opinion: Protests and pandemic full of lessons

A test of “first-rate intelligence,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, is “the ability…

  • Jun 10, 2020