Opinion

The area between 48 and 49 Avenue, south of 44 St. during the April 6, 1969 flooding. (Contributed photo from by Brian Saby)

Michael Dawe: Floods on Waskasoo Creek

With the relatively warm and dry winter, and (so far) dry spring,…

  • Apr 7, 2021
The area between 48 and 49 Avenue, south of 44 St. during the April 6, 1969 flooding. (Contributed photo from by Brian Saby)
Letters

Alberta to hold referendum on equalization this fall

There’s an old adage that goes “when you’re preaching to the people,…

  • Apr 6, 2021
Letters
Dyer

Opinion: Another Nobel Peace Prize winner goes rogue

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2019,…

  • Apr 6, 2021
Dyer
Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

MLA Jason Stephan: Lockdowns will be devastating for mental health, economy

While COVID-19 should be respected, I am concerned there is too much…

  • Apr 5, 2021
Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
opinion column

Opinion: Implementing real time data systems imperative

Yet again the provinces are wailing about the need for more federal…

  • Apr 3, 2021
opinion column
A Calgary area MLA has proposed declaring rodeo as the official sport of Alberta. (File photo by Black Press)

Opinion: Rodeo shouldn’t be Alberta’s official sport

Alberta needs a lot of things from its government right now. A…

  • Apr 1, 2021
A Calgary area MLA has proposed declaring rodeo as the official sport of Alberta. (File photo by Black Press)
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

Opinion: Alberta vaccine rollout plan failing medical radiation technologists

The past year has transformed our lives in very significant and difficult…

  • Mar 31, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
Gwynne Dyer

Burma: Stick to non-violence

The non-violent democratic resistance in Burma* (or Myanmar, as the army renamed…

  • Mar 31, 2021
Gwynne Dyer
In the 1925-26 season, the Red Deer Hockey Club won its first provincial championship. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)

Michael Dawe: Mid-1920s were a turning point

Easter will soon be upon us, with Good Friday falling on April…

  • Mar 31, 2021
In the 1925-26 season, the Red Deer Hockey Club won its first provincial championship. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)
Opinion

Shipping: Worse than aviation

“We’re waiting on food goods like coconut milk and syrups, some spare…

  • Mar 30, 2021
Opinion
Treena Mielke

Feeling positive after COVID shot

The face of COVID-19 is refusing to take a back seat to…

  • Mar 30, 2021
Treena Mielke
letter

Letter: Climate change needs immediate attention

While I am very relieved and gratified to learn that our federal…

  • Mar 27, 2021
letter
LtE bug

Letter: Blame the government for Covid doom and gloom

I have now for a year watched people live in fear terror…

  • Mar 27, 2021
LtE bug
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Opinion: Rent assistance redesigned and improved

Today, nearly 20,000 eligible households are waiting for affordable housing – a…

  • Mar 27, 2021
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Opinion

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month

COVID-19 has changed the healthcare landscape drastically, impacting the way we access…

  • Mar 26, 2021
Opinion
opinion column

Opinion: Pay attention to Kenney’s coal consultations

When does no mean no? For most Albertans, it appears to be…

  • Mar 26, 2021
opinion column
LtE bug

Letter: Red Deer Public should stick to its decision

I would like to affirm my support for the Red Deer Public…

  • Mar 26, 2021
LtE bug
LtE bug

Disappointed in Red Deer MLAs not supporting local dispatch

I am very disappointed with our local MLAs: Red Deer-North Adriana LaGrange…

  • Mar 25, 2021
LtE bug
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Letter: Taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay for those not getting vaccines

Should adults who do not take the Covid-19 vaccine have to pay…

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Letter: Kin Kanyon and Rotary Park highly used in Red Deer

I wish to ensure the residents of Red Deer are aware that…

  • Mar 25, 2021
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