Opinion

Tech giants can expect a battle

Reckoning is coming for social-media companies that fail to assume their societal responsibilities

  • Sep 10, 2020

Michael Dawe: End of the Second World War seldom gets its recognition

One Red Deer native, Horace “Gerry” Gerrard, was taken as a PoW on Christmas Day

  • Sep 10, 2020

Women come to the rescue

Changes offer hope to girls and young women everywhere

  • Sep 8, 2020
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Peaceful anti-racism protest in Red Deer Sunday
WWII veteran celebrates 97th birthday
Anti-racism and counter protesters rally in Red Deer

Opinion: Students’ well-being is about more than COVID safety rules

Educators know that student wellness is about more than limiting viral spread

  • Sep 8, 2020

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

Going the distance for toy monorail

‘It’s amazing to me how addictive, compelling and occasionally disastrous online shopping can be’

  • Sep 5, 2020

Opinion: Canada’s keeping close eye on Australia’s fight with Facebook

Facebook argues its relationship with news organizations is a symbiotic one

  • Sep 4, 2020

Moms are paying a price for our pandemic policies

Ramifications of shelter-at-home measures fall mostly to women

  • Sep 3, 2020

Opinion: We shouldn’t be toppling statues

Unpopular statues should just put in their place, placed in context, or put in storage.

  • Sep 3, 2020

China is out to separate Mongols from their culture

Schools were not originally conceived as instruments of cultural genocide

  • Sep 2, 2020

Alberta can’t endure the loss of valuable parks

Impacts on water sources for central Alberta can’t be underestimated

  • Sep 2, 2020

Michael Dawe: For years, polio epidemics cast a shadow over region

People blamed stable flies, mosquitoes and, sometimes, bad milk for the spread of the disease

  • Sep 2, 2020

Quebec is a wasteland for Tories

Of more than 170,000 Conservatives who cast a ballot, fewer than 8,000 were from Quebec

  • Sep 1, 2020

There’s no signage warning swimmers of fecal hazard at local lakes

‘My first thought was what idiots, letting their kids literally play in crappy water.’

  • Sep 1, 2020

David Marsden: Kenney needs a proper plan

The government has made no progress at putting Alberta on a better financial footing

  • Aug 31, 2020

Don’t dismiss the possibility of a pandemic fall election

Trudeau will face a confidence vote not long after Parliament resumes next month

  • Aug 31, 2020

Why a stick is like a good friend

‘I always seemed to have a stick in my hand when I was exploring’

  • Aug 29, 2020

COVID-19 is a threat to Canada’s energy imports

Alberta oil travels through Panama Canal to Eastern Canada

  • Aug 28, 2020

Opinion: So much for Trudeau’s championing of women

House of Commons committee looking into the fate of women during the pandemic has been cut short

  • Aug 27, 2020

Opinion: There are dangers to privatizing more Alberta surgeries

Changes risk undermining the public health-care system, increasing costs and decreasing quality

  • Aug 27, 2020