Opinion

Opinion: We’ll keep residents informed and our communities strong

By Clint Mahlman People are staying home and staying local. And because…

  • May 1, 2020

Opinion: Internet giants should help fund fact-based journalism

By Bob Cox Newspapers have never been so loved — and never…

  • May 1, 2020

LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

London Drugs: We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them

  • Apr 30, 2020
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Running out of time and money

This is the week when worries about the pandemic economy moved from…

  • Apr 30, 2020

Opinion: Alberta doctors have good reason to question their pay

I’m from Stettler, where nine physicians (including my family doctor) have decided…

  • Apr 30, 2020

Michael Dawe: Celebrating Canada’s special connection to the Netherlands

Tuesday, May 5, is an important day and a national holiday in…

  • Apr 29, 2020

Opinion: Civility reigns in virtual Parliament

In cyberspace, no one can hear you heckle. It turns out that…

  • Apr 29, 2020

In this crisis, the provinces are leading

No one ever expected a pandemic to sort out Canada’s eternal, federal-provincial…

  • Apr 28, 2020

Surely, society should discourage any form of hoarding

I’m confused. Why is it considered wrong to hoard disinfectants and food,…

  • Apr 27, 2020

Five worrying signs about federal government spending

The federal government swooped in yet again with a dramatic plan last…

  • Apr 27, 2020

Arrogance pushes up death rates

Something has gone wrong in the Anglosphere, as the English-speaking countries are…

  • Apr 27, 2020

We should be storing our low-priced oil for another day

The U.S. strategic oil reserve in 62 salt caverns at four locations…

  • Apr 24, 2020

Lack of social distancing disappoints visitor to Red Deer

On Monday, I had to take my wife to the Red Deer…

  • Apr 24, 2020

The unseen will pay biggest price for Kenney’s budget cuts

Mr. Premier, the promised cuts to some programs, the realigning of monetary…

  • Apr 23, 2020

U.S. can only hope prudent doctor stays on to counsel Trump on COVID-19

Brazil’s health minister, Luiz Mandetta, was fired last Friday for criticizing the…

  • Apr 22, 2020

We need to do politics differently

Many institutions will be changed, maybe even for the better, when the…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Michael Dawe: Businessman was among the victims of virulent flu

History is being made as the COVID 19 coronavirus pandemic sweeps across…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Reg Warkentin: Charities need our support now

When the Alberta government announced emergency funding for charities and not-for-profits, it…

  • Apr 21, 2020

David Marsden: With the amount of money being spent, costly virus fight should pay off

It’s worth acknowledging the city’s admission that community garden plots should be…

  • Apr 20, 2020

Our response to COVID-19 has to be one we can justify

Re: “$53 million pledged for mental health,” April 16. When I read…

  • Apr 20, 2020