Opinion

Kenney knows his budget contains a hidden tax grab

The United Conservatives promised to balance the budget without raising taxes, but…

  • Nov 7, 2019

Instead of gun control, maybe it’s knife control we need

The axe, crowbar, knife and gun are common tools used on Prairie…

  • Nov 7, 2019

Brexit is a poor model for the West

It was former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard who coined the expression “winning…

  • Nov 7, 2019

Brexit ignores reality of Europe

The fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years ago on Saturday, was…

  • Nov 6, 2019

Liberal victory means return of questionable policies

As a Canadian, I am disappointed in the federal election. Not that…

  • Nov 6, 2019

Obama and Thunberg injected themselves into federal election

Ahead of the 2019 federal election, many Canadians were concerned about the…

  • Nov 6, 2019

Michael Dawe: Red Deer embraced armistice amid grim economic conditions

The First World War was a searing experience for Red Deer and…

  • Nov 6, 2019

Scheer faces an uphill battle

Since he lost the federal election last month, Andrew Scheer has tried,…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Opinion: It’s too soon to talk of separation

By David Marsden Albertans have good reason to be dissatisfied with their…

  • Nov 4, 2019

Liberals’ post-election moves suggest renewal isn’t a priority

It’s early days since the Oct. 21 electoral reshuffling of the federal…

  • Nov 4, 2019

Money paid into equalization doesn’t belong to Alberta

Re: “Election result signals it’s time for vote on separation,” Letter to…

  • Nov 4, 2019

Even popcorn can’t salvage this experience at the movies

It was a rare Saturday. All alone for the day. Nothing in…

  • Nov 2, 2019

It’s a pleasure to cast a vote

“This is the first time in my life to vote. I’m 41…

  • Nov 2, 2019

There are solutions to crime if you’re prepared to act

Re: “No easy solution to crime,” Oct. 31. Perhaps it is time…

  • Nov 1, 2019

Female doctors are good for our health, but they require support

The complaints are ubiquitous — “my doctor retired;” “my doctor is on…

  • Oct 31, 2019

Protests bring the world together

Journalists don’t just travel in packs; they write in packs too. And…

  • Oct 31, 2019

Opinion: Alberta and Ottawa need each other

By Heather Scoffield Without federal-provincial co-operation, Ottawa doesn’t meet its climate targets.…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Russia’s Mideast influence grows as U.S. turns its back on region

The death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi serves as a symbolic…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Military posers are an insult to those who have served

Wetaskiwin saw a military poser found guilty of wearing fake medals under…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Michael Dawe: Old tragedies and graveyards conjured up every Halloween

Thursday is Halloween. It is a time of year when people love…

  • Oct 30, 2019