Opinion

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
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Explosion helps to hasten the meltdown of Lebanon

Beirut has been living with car bombs and air raids on a…

  • Aug 10, 2020

You have nothing to fear from central EMS dispatching

My name is Brad Higgins. I am reaching out with respect to…

  • Aug 7, 2020

Expanded rail service would put Alberta’s economy on the fast track

To empower our communities, unite our province, and grow our economy, Alberta…

  • Aug 7, 2020

Opinion: COVID-19 vaccine won’t help if people are afraid to get it

In the movies, it happens overnight. An American doctor hunkers down in…

  • Aug 6, 2020

Opinion: Any equalization rebate belongs to Albertans

Here’s a fundamental point about equalization: the provincial government doesn’t pay for…

  • Aug 6, 2020

If we can cure pickleball fever, surely, we can all wear masks

It swept through North America like a virus, infecting older adults mostly,…

  • Aug 6, 2020

Trump relying on October Surprise

An October Surprise in the United States is now almost inevitable, because…

  • Aug 5, 2020

Michael Dawe: 1971’s destructive hailstorm shattered a great summer

Alberta has been experiencing some interesting summer weather this year. Generally, there…

  • Aug 5, 2020

Opinion: PM must ponder changes

When the most powerful politician in Ottawa is up on the witness…

  • Aug 4, 2020

David Marsden: Back-to-school plan makes sense

Albertans are wise to propose ways to improve students’ return to classrooms…

  • Aug 3, 2020

Our best memories are magical

Looking back, there are always seminal moments that have either changed a…

  • Aug 1, 2020

Be sensible, wear your mask

Re: “Kudos to city council for resisting mandatory masks,” Letter, July 18.…

  • Jul 31, 2020

The real reason Iran hasn’t joined the nuclear club

“A glance at the history of nuclear weapons manufacture shows that all…

  • Jul 29, 2020

Don’t change the Edmonton Eskimos name, and here’s some summer homework for prudent parents

Changing team names is a knee-jerk reaction Re: “Edmonton Eskimos will search…

  • Jul 29, 2020

David Marsden: Hey, B.C., fear of COVID-19 is no reason to be mean

No doubt if you bumped into B.C. Premier John Horgan on the…

  • Jul 28, 2020

Michael Dawe: A century of nurturing the land, and the community

The Scott family celebrated the centennial of the Sno-Valley farm, on the…

  • Jul 28, 2020

Kudos to city council for resisting mandatory masks

I would like to commend Mayor Tara Veer and the Red Deer…

  • Jul 28, 2020