Opinion

Hay: Time to rewind

It’s the ’90s. It’s Friday night. And there we are, like every…

  • Aug 22, 2020

Opinion: ‘Build back better’ requires solid footing

When newly named Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Justin Trudeau appeared together…

  • Aug 21, 2020

Black Knight Inn will be missed

It is a sad time for all when we lose quality businesses…

  • Aug 20, 2020
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How to combat sexism faced by women farmers

Although women have played crucial roles throughout the history of Canadian agriculture…

  • Aug 20, 2020

Opinion: Chemistry and plastics sector can guide Canada post-COVID

Canada has not been spared by the economic havoc wreaked across the…

  • Aug 20, 2020

Eye catching Red Deer sign

As a resident of St. Albert with children and grandchildren living in…

Opinion: Freeland faces high expectations

It was Motherís Day weekend and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland was…

  • Aug 19, 2020

Michael Dawe: The Violent Summer of 1935

By just about every measure, 2020 has been a very challenging and…

  • Aug 19, 2020

Opinion: Accomplishments aside, it was time for minister to go

We can certainly thank Bill Morneau for a lot of things he…

  • Aug 18, 2020

‘Two-state solution’ is still dead

The deal to open diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab…

  • Aug 17, 2020

Why a ‘good enough’ Harris isn’t good enough

Look, I’m sure many of us pronounced her name Cam-a-la or Cam-aala…

  • Aug 17, 2020

COVID transforms all of us into readers

Have you read a good book lately? Chances are, you have, or…

  • Aug 15, 2020

Transit riders urged to review new service changes

We urge all transit riders to submit a transit survey after they…

  • Aug 14, 2020

Wearing a mask is easy compared to other sacrifices

How did we let protecting your community become a polarized debate, instead…

  • Aug 14, 2020

Opinion: No, Kamala Harris isn’t Canadian

It’s not a secret that Canadians love to identify other Canadians who…

  • Aug 13, 2020

Dr. Reynolds has a special place in my heart

My heart was broken when I heard the horrendous news of Dr.…

  • Aug 13, 2020

Michael Dawe: Indecision almost prevented creation of downtown oasis

One of the crown jewels of Red Deer is City Hall Park,…

  • Aug 12, 2020

History places heavy weight on ambitions for a secular India

“India is emotional as decades of wait has ended,” declared India’s Prime…

  • Aug 12, 2020

Call the police if you’re disturbed by noisy vehicles

I’m disgusted at the nightly vehicle noise in Red Deer. Night after…

  • Aug 10, 2020

Take comfort — it could be hotter

If it’s one thing we humans are pretty good at, it’s complaining…

  • Aug 10, 2020