Opinion

Michael Dawe: Red Deer soldier survived ghastly Battle of Hong Kong

This Friday at 3 p.m., the Red Deer Royal Canadian Legion, Branch…

  • Aug 7, 2019

Trudeau can crow about the economy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals head into the fall election campaign with…

  • Aug 7, 2019

Opinion: Red Deer council’s anti-business policy taking its toll

By Reg Warkentin Throughout their term, Red Deer City Council has on…

  • Aug 6, 2019
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China’s growing influence made nuclear treaty obsolete

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty died last Friday, but there won’t be…

  • Aug 6, 2019

Elderly too easily targeted by killers

Serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer went undetected for one fundamental reason: Old people…

  • Aug 6, 2019

Opinion: RDC’s new president ‘ticked all the boxes’

By Morris Flewwelling In the spring of 2018, my colleagues on Red…

  • Aug 3, 2019

I yearn for the comfy bench seats of yesterday’s automobiles

I miss the benches. In cars, I mean. You know, bench seats…

  • Aug 3, 2019

I may be overlooked, but I’m blessed

A recent online article spoke of our prime minister’s proposal to build…

  • Aug 3, 2019

Push the politicians on trade

There is a federal election coming this October. Members of Parliament and…

  • Aug 2, 2019

Hong Kong protesters risk provoking Beijing’s response

The anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong are now eight weeks old and…

  • Aug 2, 2019

Scientists weigh risks of reaching out to alien beings

Said Martin Dominik, an astronomer at the University of St. Andrews: “There…

  • Jul 31, 2019

Michael Dawe: Summer campers splashed in Sylvan Lake 100 years ago

Summer camps are often one of the most memorable experiences for young…

  • Jul 31, 2019

Transit is needed, but it must be affordably priced

Re: “City targets empty buses, Red Deerians asked to help improve transit…

  • Jul 31, 2019

Letter: Sexually transmitted diseases don’t infect most married couples

Re: “Syphilis cases jump in central Alberta,” July 18. This is the…

  • Jul 30, 2019

Opinion: Access to historic Red Deer building falls short

The fact the former Central Intermediate School continues to grace Red Deer’s…

  • Jul 29, 2019

Trudeau must prepare for next wave of conservatism

With Boris Johnson’s elevation to the U.K. prime minister’s job last week,…

  • Jul 29, 2019

Sweet taste of freedom dampened by dose of rain

It was as if the years hadn’t flown by and I was…

  • Jul 27, 2019

No one can listen amid the noise

The first noticeable event with the hearing aids I had purchased was…

  • Jul 27, 2019

Tax fairness is a tricky road

Both the federal Liberals and Conservatives circled July 18 in their calendars…

  • Jul 26, 2019

New culture centre is no friend of those with mobility problems

Re: “Historic downtown school still anchors city’s culture,” Michael Dawe, Opinion, July…

  • Jul 25, 2019