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Letter: Restrictions are a crime against humanity

I was distressed to note the seemingly superficial understanding of the holocaust…

  • May 6, 2021
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Red Deer River Canyon, looking north, 1907. (Contributed photo)

Michael Dawe: Bower Wildlife Sanctuary

Recently, two life-long and highly respected Red Deer residents, Ruth and Dorothy…

  • May 5, 2021
Red Deer River Canyon, looking north, 1907. (Contributed photo)
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: As polytechnic, RDC well positioned to compete and excel

Today is a great day for RDC, for Red Deer, and for…

  • May 4, 2021
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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Opinion: Time to go hard on overseas tax evasion

It is time to put overseas tax evaders in jail. Canada is…

  • May 4, 2021
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Letter: Temporary homeless shelter should move

This letter is in reference to a letter from Tanya Ward-Schur published…

  • May 4, 2021
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Opinion: Yet another blow to PM’s feminist credentials

News of the appointment last week of former Supreme Court justice Louise…

  • May 3, 2021
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Abandoned shopping carts were seen on the northwest side of the temporary Safe Harbour homeless shelter in downtown Red Deer on Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Opinion: Stop vilifying Red Deer downtown business owners

It has come to my attention that a petition has been circulating…

  • May 3, 2021
Abandoned shopping carts were seen on the northwest side of the temporary Safe Harbour homeless shelter in downtown Red Deer on Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
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MP Earl Dreeshen on budget 2021, economic recovery and environment policy

This year has continued to be a challenging one after a turbulent…

  • May 1, 2021
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Letter: UCP government failing on numerous accounts

My senior friends and I all proudly supported the Lougheed and Getty…

  • Apr 30, 2021
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Opinion: Canada needs paid sick leave for all workers

“What we need to do is bring (transmission) down and we can’t…

  • Apr 29, 2021
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Letter: Keep the temporary homeless shelter downtown in Red Deer

Once again I’m ashamed to be Red Deerian. Are we as citizens…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Letter: We shouldn’t be waiting so long for second dose

I would like to know who said it’s OK for people to…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Letter: Disappointed with council’s postponement decision on Westerner

I am extremely disappointed in council’s decision to table the motion dealing…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a COVID-19 update in front of Rideau Cottage on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. (CPAC)

Opinion: Costly government child care isn’t a winning solution

There’s a big difference between making something affordable and playing a shell…

  • Apr 28, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a COVID-19 update in front of Rideau Cottage on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. (CPAC)
The Aurora Café on the east side of Gaetz Avenue, south of Ross Street, 1913. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)

Michael Dawe: Armenians suffered horribly over the centuries

On Saturday, U.S. President Joe Biden officially recognized the century-old mass killings…

  • Apr 28, 2021
The Aurora Café on the east side of Gaetz Avenue, south of Ross Street, 1913. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)
Lyn Radford, a community advocate for Red Deer, says Red Deer deserves a higher ranking referring to the 271st spot the city received out of 415 communities recently ranked by Maclean's magazine. File photo by Advocate staff

Lyn Radford: Stop delaying Westerner’s financial decision

In this unprecedented time of the pandemic, of polarized political views I…

  • Apr 27, 2021
Lyn Radford, a community advocate for Red Deer, says Red Deer deserves a higher ranking referring to the 271st spot the city received out of 415 communities recently ranked by Maclean's magazine. File photo by Advocate staff
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Letter: MLA Jason Stephan’s recent Galileo speech

I have recently watched the MLA of Red Deer South give a…

  • Apr 27, 2021
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Letter: Truckers need to be vaccinated

My son is a long haul trucker and transports goods from coast…

  • Apr 27, 2021
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Letter: Reduce surgery wait times in Alberta

There is a lot of concern over doctors having to play God…

  • Apr 27, 2021
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Letter: Lockdowns shouldn’t be compared to slaughter of Jewish people

I have not been in a grocery store since March 12, 2020.…

  • Apr 27, 2021
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