Opinion

Trump critics end up empty-handed

It seems that Donald Trump didn’t conspire with Russia to win the…

  • Mar 28, 2019

High costs are a barrier for youth who want to play hockey

Major league baseball, football, basketball and soccer have one thing in common.…

  • Mar 28, 2019

Liberals’ re-election plan targets NDP

It is no accident that the start of a weeklong parliamentary break…

  • Mar 27, 2019
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China’s aversion to canola could be just the start of trade war

Two recent cases make Canada’s political elite look like diplomatic juveniles. The…

  • Mar 27, 2019

Former cabinet ministers have Trudeau in their sights

Had former Treasury Board president Jane Philpott sought to sabotage her government…

  • Mar 26, 2019

Opinion: Business tax relief is a sound idea

NDP leader should avoid picking winners and losers

  • Mar 25, 2019

Street Tales: Why I’m thankful for retirement

For the past several years, I had it in my head that…

  • Mar 23, 2019

Hay’s Daze: Simple poetry captures the wonder of spring

“It’s about darn time!” This is a phrase I’ve heard bandied about,…

  • Mar 23, 2019

Canada is losing high-stakes oil game

Canada has long depended on a single market for its exports of…

  • Mar 22, 2019

Early federal vote unlikely

By calling a provincial election for April 16, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley…

  • Mar 22, 2019

Wilson-Raybould ruling the roost

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals want the SNC-Lavalin affair to go away. They will…

  • Mar 21, 2019

New breast screening guidelines fail Canadian women

Changes to breast cancer screening guidelines have been big news since the…

  • Mar 21, 2019

Alberta must confront difficult public financing decisions

Many economists agree that eliminating Alberta’s $6.9-billion deficit would require either a…

  • Mar 20, 2019

In Ottawa, there’s another election campaign about to begin

For his first question in the House of Commons, NDP Leader Jagmeet…

  • Mar 20, 2019

Opinion: Let’s be heard ‘loud and clear’ during provincial election campaign

By David Marsden During the banquet for Sunday’s Boston Bruins alumni game,…

  • Mar 19, 2019

The case of the missing infrastructure money

In 2015, Justin Trudeau won power on a promise to build infrastructure.…

  • Mar 19, 2019

Anti-oil groups have marched into Canada’s halls of power

Canadians watch Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.…

  • Mar 19, 2019

Letter: Too warm for plowing snow

At my local convenience store on Wednesday, March 13, I observed the…

  • Mar 15, 2019

Opinion: Taking offence for all the wrong reasons

The pressing need to create an existential crisis on every topic has…

  • Mar 14, 2019

Letter: What we can learn from ‘The boy who harnessed the wind’

Windmills harness the wind to create rotational energy, and has been since…

  • Mar 14, 2019