Opinion

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
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Opinion: Protests and pandemic full of lessons

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

  • Jun 10, 2020

Recall and referendum rules are overdue

It’s more than a year into the United Conservatives’ mandate, and Albertans…

  • Jun 9, 2020

David Marsden: It’s time to further ease COVID restrictions

The decreasing numbers of active COVID-19 cases are helping to accelerate a…

  • Jun 8, 2020

It’s high time we recognized the overreach of government

Do you trust the government? Most people I talk to say no,…

  • Jun 8, 2020

Climate is changing, but don’t blame humans for it

Re: “There’s no point arguing climate change is just a hoax,” Letter,…

  • Jun 8, 2020

Some things are best avoided

There are some things you just shouldn’t do. Even on a double-dog…

  • Jun 6, 2020

Peter Nunoda: Red Deer College has plenty to celebrate

Friday, we celebrated Red Deer College’s 56th graduating class. It looked different…

  • Jun 6, 2020

If you’re going shopping, please be sure to wear a mask

If you want my opinion, everyone should be wearing a mask while…

  • Jun 5, 2020

Don’t sacrifice our planet for the sake of the economy

“Never waste an opportunity offered by a good crisis.” Machiavelli, the author…

  • Jun 4, 2020

There’s no point arguing climate change is just a hoax

Re: “Global warming critics find themselves under attack,” Letter, May 26. Like…

  • Jun 3, 2020

Kenney’s party doesn’t need taxpayer handouts

The United Conservative Party said it would stick up for taxpayers, but…

  • Jun 3, 2020

Michael Dawe: Hobo Jungle was once an oasis for those who couldn’t find work

There is a lot of well-founded concern about the enormous worldwide impact…

  • Jun 3, 2020

Feelings of guilt are behind America’s racial anguish

It’s been a bad week in the United States: six nights of…

  • Jun 1, 2020

Tooting the importance of whistling

OK, so someone who tattles on another person is a whistleblower, and…

  • May 30, 2020

Economy can’t be restarted until COVID-19 assistance is sorted out

Bill Morneau is calling it the “safe restart.” The finance minister says…

  • May 29, 2020

Count on the military for sound climate change advice

Re: “Global warming critics find themselves under attack,” Letter, May 26. I…

  • May 29, 2020

Comment: Red Deer educator is wished a happy retirement

I just want to let everyone know of the retirement of my…

  • May 29, 2020