Opinion

Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau instructed his finance minister Friday to…

Opinion by Joe Ceci: Jason Kenney is raising your taxes and hoping you won’t know it’s him

Re: “Rural Alberta RCMP detachments getting 500 new positions,” Dec. 5. Jason…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Extension of Molly Bannister Drive is unwanted

Re: “Survey seeks public input on contentious plan,” Dec. 11. Congratulations to…

  • Dec 12, 2019
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Flawed comparisons guised as fact regarding pension plan

Re: “Facts should guide decision on Canada Pension Plan,” Letter, Dec. 3.…

  • Dec 11, 2019

Don’t be fooled, Alberta suffers from a revenue problem

The Royal Bank of Canada’s provincial fiscal tables, published Nov. 27, show…

  • Dec 11, 2019

Michael Dawe: Overseeing unruly constables was a tough job for Red Deer’s police chief

There has been considerable discussion recently whether Red Deer should create a…

  • Dec 11, 2019

Opinion: Canada and Alberta need each other. Here’s why

As Jason Kenney and a third of his cabinet attempt to smother…

  • Dec 10, 2019

Opinion: City’s health-care needs ignored once again

Whether it’s services for those struggling with addictions, or patients who need…

  • Dec 9, 2019

Brent Sutter and family are a strength of the community

Re: “Rebels owner/GM head coach Brent Sutter responds to allegations, Nov. 28.…

  • Dec 9, 2019

Trudeau holds strings for now, but they could trip him up

The first tug of war between Justin Trudeau’s new minority government and…

  • Dec 9, 2019

My playful feline discovers internet is the cat’s pajamas

Boy, have I opened up a box of worms. Unleashed a veritable…

  • Dec 7, 2019

Band-Aids don’t cure addictions

I used to sing in a quartet years ago. It was one…

  • Dec 7, 2019

Sutter deserves continued support of the community

Re: Rebels owner, GM/head coach Brent Sutter responds to abuse allegations, Nov.…

  • Dec 6, 2019

Don’t blame PM. It’s about time leaders made fun of Trump

Did you hear the one about the world leader behaving badly at…

  • Dec 5, 2019

Michael Dawe: With the war now behind it, 100 years ago, Red Deer savoured Christmas

Another Christmas will soon be upon us. However, it is interesting to…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Opinion: Academics are too easily offended by Jason Kenney’s remarks

By David Marsden Premier Jason Kenney apparently had the audacity to reject…

  • Dec 3, 2019

Facts should guide decision on Canada Pension Plan

Consider Premier Jason Kenney’s threat to withdraw from the Canada Pension Plan.…

  • Dec 2, 2019

Why a tax on carbon won’t solve climate change

In Canada, the climate change debate has focused on Ottawa’s attempts to…

  • Dec 2, 2019

Tara Veer: New aquatics centre remains on council’s radar

Council recently deliberated on our capital budget and 10-year plan, and, suffice…

  • Nov 30, 2019

We need to understand the Dream Centre

I was approached and asked if, and how, my attitudes or thinking…

  • Nov 30, 2019