Opinion

Let’s Talk: Mayor updates City’s local advocacy efforts

With the provincial election behind us, many people in our community are…

  • Apr 26, 2019

The wave Liberals need to watch is a green one

Justin Trudeau has no plans to call a first ministers’ conference in…

  • Apr 26, 2019

Opinion: Schools can’t be exempt from scrutiny

This weekend’s meeting of the Alberta School Councils’ Association promises to be…

  • Apr 25, 2019
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Safe return of wallet is proof of people’s honesty

Sunday was a busy day for our family, and like many others…

  • Apr 25, 2019

in Ireland, the past isn’t dead

Wednesday, the Taoiseach (prime minister) of the Republic of Ireland, Leo Varadkar,…

  • Apr 25, 2019

Red Deer deserves a seat at Alberta’s new cabinet table

“Red Deer needs a cabinet minister,” says the chamber of commerce. Yes,…

  • Apr 25, 2019

May’s enjoying her honeymoon

Elizabeth May’s marriage on Monday may be the start of an extended…

  • Apr 24, 2019

Taylor Drive honours legacy of outstanding community volunteer

The main roadway going north and south on the west side of…

  • Apr 24, 2019

Defending Canada’s climate change policy

The minivan pulls into the Victoria College driveway in Toronto and parks…

  • Apr 23, 2019

Ukraine wasn’t joking when it elected comedian as its president

Ukraine has a new president, and he’s a comedian. Oh, wait a…

  • Apr 23, 2019

Keep your eye out for the Easter Chicken this weekend

Ring, ring, ring, ring. Hay’s Daze: “Hello, Harry’s Pool Hall, who in…

  • Apr 20, 2019

It’s important to read the signs

While practically sitting on the sign post that asked people not to…

  • Apr 20, 2019

Sudan’s slow, awkward march toward democracy

It’s moving fast now. For three months, the protesters in Khartoum got…

  • Apr 19, 2019

Notley just the latest incumbent to fall

And then there were none. As of the victory on Tuesday of…

  • Apr 19, 2019

Resident laments departure of another downtown business

Re: “Central Alberta Co-op closing downtown location,” April 18. Yet another business…

  • Apr 19, 2019

Notley’s defeat will isolate Trudeau

Of the premiers of the four larger provinces who signed off on…

  • Apr 18, 2019

Pilfering elections signs disrespects those who fought for freedom

I write this correspondence with a very heavy heart. I was one…

  • Apr 18, 2019

Filing taxes shouldn’t be so tough

The tax-filer was optimistic. The Canada Revenue Agency had sent him a…

  • Apr 16, 2019

WikiLeaks founder should have been quicker to face justice

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is an unattractive character, and he…

  • Apr 16, 2019

Thoughts about birds take flight as spring finally takes hold

A friend gave us a bird once. No, I didn’t say “the”…

  • Apr 13, 2019