Opinion

Campaign to eradicate rodents puts other animals at risk

The bird was a female cardinal. It was on the ground and…

  • Jun 18, 2019

Higher minimum wage pays for necessities

David Marsden should be applauded for bringing opinion columns back to the…

  • Jun 18, 2019

Opinion: Throwing cold water on fee for calling firefighters

There’s never any upside to adversity. Whether it’s the loss of a…

  • Jun 17, 2019
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Wheels quickly fall off trip down memory lane

Trip down memory lane spoiled by

  • Jun 15, 2019

It’s hard to find a politician who hasn’t used drugs in Britain

A drug bust can ruin your whole day, so it’s best to…

  • Jun 14, 2019

Drug plan just what the doctor ordered

If you liked Justin Trudeau’s promises to make pot legal in the…

  • Jun 14, 2019

Changes to GSAs are unacceptable to Albertans

I realized I was gay the summer before my 15th birthday. It…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Indigenous women’s inquiry provides few answers

Regarding recent articles in the Advocate about the probe into missing and…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Go ahead and cheer for the home team

Politically, nationalism has become a dirty word. It is associated with anti-immigrant…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Michael Dawe: City reeled from social upheavel after First World War ended

The First World War was a truly traumatic experience. Many families were…

  • Jun 12, 2019

PM’s competence questioned once again

After a week’s consideration, it seems Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not…

  • Jun 12, 2019

The secret to dealing with Trump is to let him think he’s won

The best way to deal with U.S. President Donald Trump, especially if…

  • Jun 11, 2019

Opinion: A lower minimum wage for youth is easily defended

When the NDP government increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour,…

  • Jun 10, 2019

Much to my wife’s chagrin, I can’t sleep in a hot room

I really like my R2D2. My Better Half does not. She says…

  • Jun 8, 2019

You can’t have a happy life without hope

Every once in a while, I sit at my computer thinking of…

  • Jun 8, 2019

It’s time for Trudeau to deliver more for women

Justin Trudeau was in his element at the Women Deliver conference in…

  • Jun 7, 2019

Opinion: Red Deer supervised drug consumption site should be just the beginning

By David Marsden The provincial government’s decision to review funding for new…

  • Jun 6, 2019

Communists’ grip on China will be tested by prosperity

Another of the anniversaries rolled around this week, and it’s time to…

  • Jun 6, 2019

No better reason to enjoy a walk

My name is Roger Marple. I sit on the board of the…

  • Jun 6, 2019

Hebert: Real reconciliation can’t be forced

As Opposition leader in the lead-up to the last federal election, Justin…

  • Jun 5, 2019