Opinion

Letter to the editor

Letter: Stop variants at airports

We have been in this pandemic over a year now and cases…

  • Apr 15, 2021
Letter to the editor
opinion

Opinion: Waiting 4 months between vaccine doses too long

“It’s not just a matter of potency, it’s a matter of the…

  • Apr 15, 2021
opinion
Gwynne Dyer

Opinion: Boris Johnson is to blame for what’s happening in Ireland

Twenty-three years of peace in Northern Ireland, after a sectarian war that…

  • Apr 14, 2021
Gwynne Dyer
A prairie fire in the Burnt Lake district. (Photo by Bert Fors via Red Deer Archives)

Michael Dawe: Fires of spring 1931 in central Alberta

Central Alberta has just come through a relatively warm and dry winter…

  • Apr 14, 2021
A prairie fire in the Burnt Lake district. (Photo by Bert Fors via Red Deer Archives)
Opinion

Opinion: Air Canada bailout comes with strings

When former senior government official Paul Boothe negotiated the $13.7-billion bailout of…

  • Apr 14, 2021
Opinion
LtE bug

Letter: MLAs need to think about all Albertans

I was surprised to find more than a dozen UCP MLAs were…

  • Apr 13, 2021
LtE bug
Letters

Letter: Leaders like MLA Jason Stephan should work towards greater good

Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan talks about the devastating social and…

  • Apr 13, 2021
Letters
Opinion

Opinion: Women, hit hardest by pandemic, key to economic recovery

Events of the past year have laid bare the many disparities and…

  • Apr 13, 2021
Opinion
Letter to the editor

Opinion: Red Deer MLA should leave pandemic measures to health professionals

This letter is in regards to Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan’s column…

  • Apr 10, 2021
Letter to the editor
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

Opinion: Naheed Nenshi has had his fill of hate

No surprise that he is taking a hiatus from the front lines…

  • Apr 9, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
LtE bug

Letter: Consult with teachers on curriculum

I am writing with my concerns about the proposed K-6 curriculum by…

  • Apr 9, 2021
LtE bug
Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen (Alberta government photo)

Devin Dreeshen: Promoting high-quality seed potatoes grown in Alberta

A team effort led to Alberta being declared Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN)…

  • Apr 8, 2021
Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen (Alberta government photo)
Opinion

Opinion: Draft Alberta curriculum concerning

I am a retired teacher and school principal who has taught various…

  • Apr 8, 2021
Opinion
LtE bug

Letter: Issues around homeless shelter need to be addressed

Since there appears to be drug and crime issues around the temporary…

  • Apr 8, 2021
LtE bug
Opinion

Opinion: Teachers could have helped with Alberta draft curriculum

The Alberta government recently released draft copies of their new curriculum for…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Opinion
The area between 48 and 49 Avenue, south of 44 St. during the April 6, 1969 flooding. (Contributed photo from by Brian Saby)

Michael Dawe: Floods on Waskasoo Creek

With the relatively warm and dry winter, and (so far) dry spring,…

  • Apr 7, 2021
The area between 48 and 49 Avenue, south of 44 St. during the April 6, 1969 flooding. (Contributed photo from by Brian Saby)
Letters

Alberta to hold referendum on equalization this fall

There’s an old adage that goes “when you’re preaching to the people,…

  • Apr 6, 2021
Letters
Dyer

Opinion: Another Nobel Peace Prize winner goes rogue

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2019,…

  • Apr 6, 2021
Dyer
Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

MLA Jason Stephan: Lockdowns will be devastating for mental health, economy

While COVID-19 should be respected, I am concerned there is too much…

  • Apr 5, 2021
Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
opinion column

Opinion: Implementing real time data systems imperative

Yet again the provinces are wailing about the need for more federal…

  • Apr 3, 2021
opinion column