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Letter: Supporting several charities in these trying times

I am a firm believer in the 50/50 draws many charities have…

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The remains of the Red Deer Crossing hamlet taken from a 1907 Christmas card from Horace and Emily Meeres. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)

Michael Dawe: Reflecting back to some of the very first Christmases in Red Deer

As Christmas time approaches, it is obvious that experiencing a traditional Christmas…

  • Dec 16, 2020
The remains of the Red Deer Crossing hamlet taken from a 1907 Christmas card from Horace and Emily Meeres. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)
A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)

Opinion: Whether you believe COVID is real, Albertans need to do what’s best for health system

Alberta’s daily COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise with the hospital and…

A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)
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Innisfail shop reopens during COVID restrictions
Red Deer seniors among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine
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Letter: Bad time to shutdown salons

I am a senior who works part-time, who enjoys getting my hair…

  • Dec 14, 2020
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Gwynne Dyer

Opinion: Anti-abortion laws and radicalization

“Get your rosaries off our ovaries,” chanted the women marching in support…

  • Dec 14, 2020
Gwynne Dyer
Opinion

Climate plan bold, but vulnerable

The federal government’s big, fat climate plan that it finally rolled out…

  • Dec 14, 2020
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Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan.

Stephan: Additional restrictions are aimed at protecting hospital capacity

Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer, the Government of Alberta…

  • Dec 12, 2020
Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan.

Mason bees sold as cocoons make for a unique Christmas present

Looking for a unique present for a gardener or a nature lover?…

  • Dec 12, 2020
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Letter: Thank you to Red Deer’s emergency responders

A Huge thank you to the Red Deer fire department who arrived…

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Letter: UCP continues to pursue reckless economic plans

Alberta UCP- Santa or Scrooge? Under cover of Covid-19 pandemic, UCP continues…

  • Dec 11, 2020
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Opinion: Many aren’t opting for paid sick leave

As the premiers and the prime minister haggle, yet again, about who…

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Gwynne Dyer

The EU: Germany is the reason

In Brussels this week, the English-speaking journalists are all speculating about which…

  • Dec 10, 2020
Gwynne Dyer
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Letter: Bias in Red Deer

Once again, Garfield Marks, is off the mark. Bias being the easy…

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Opinion: Should politicians be first to get vaccine shot?

Which Canadian politician should be first to get the COVID-19 vaccine? It…

  • Dec 10, 2020
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Letter: City of Red Deer spends too much on short term trends

The Red Deer Justice Centre, currently under construction, will be open in…

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Letter: Relevant information at local level needed

Information is power in the Covid-19 pandemic battle. What is the most…

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Christmas Grinch: Albertans are paying for Kenney’s tardy response to pandemic

Opinion: Acting sooner would have cleared us all by the time December hit

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Letter: Are our best interests being served?

I can sympathize with anyone’s fears concerning the Covid-19 issue. We are…

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Letter: Some people have medical exemptions from wearing masks

Recently I have noticed that here have been several letters ‘shaming’ people…

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Letter: Get back to true meaning of Christmas

I believe there are some people in our culture who see Christmas…

  • Dec 9, 2020