Opinion

Red Deer’s City Hall Park in the spring in the early 1930s. (Red Deer Archives photo)

Michael Dawe: The spring of 1931

Central Alberta has just experienced one of the mildest winters that people…

  • Mar 24, 2021
Red Deer’s City Hall Park in the spring in the early 1930s. (Red Deer Archives photo)
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Letter: Savage and Nixon under fire over Bigfoot and coal mining

I am writing in response to two recent articles Savage defends ‘war…

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Letter: Netflix movie sends wrong message

In the ongoing public trial of Alberta vs Bigfoot, I have to…

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Opinion: Tories’ climate change vote widens reality gap facing O’Toole

This weekend’s Conservative convention has given Canadian politics a whole new definition…

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Letter: Alberta isn’t growing in population unlike what premier says

As reported in the Advocate on March 18, Jason Kenney told the…

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Opinion

Upwards of 7,000 Alberta government bureaucrats received a pay raise during 2020 lockdowns

Albertans are enduring a tale of two downturns during COVID-19. There’s the…

  • Mar 22, 2021
Opinion
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Letter: Not happy with Rogers taking over

I am not at all happy with the takeover of Shaw by…

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Harley Hay

Harley Hay: First day of spring

It’s a sure sign of spring, and it happened just the other…

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Disappointed with Red Deer MLAs

A big thanks to Mayor Tara Veer for standing up for us…

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Opinion: Straight talk needed for vaccine trust

If the AstraZeneca brouhaha proves anything, it is the importance, in these…

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Letter: Red Deer’s double standard in downtown core

I noted in the March 3 edition of the Advocate that the…

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Opinion piece

Mental Health: When a girl has an eating disorder

It is extremely challenging for friends and family members to watch a…

  • Mar 19, 2021
Opinion piece
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Letter: Patients at Red Deer hospital eligible for vaccines can’t get them

I would like to thank our local Red Deer Advocate for writing…

  • Mar 18, 2021
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Fred Anquetil standing in his crop of oats on his farm in the Burnt Lake district west of Red Deer in 1923. (Red Deer Archives photo)

Michael Dawe: Fred Anquetil was a faithful celebrants of St. Patrick’s Day in early Red Deer

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. It is an occasion celebrated by millions…

  • Mar 17, 2021
Fred Anquetil standing in his crop of oats on his farm in the Burnt Lake district west of Red Deer in 1923. (Red Deer Archives photo)
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

Opinion: Could local pubs implement ‘vaccination badges’?

Here’s a prediction on a hot new consumer trend for 2021: vaccination…

  • Mar 17, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
The 26th annual Victoria Pride Parade filled downtown streets with glitter, music, rainbows and joy Sunday morning. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Opinion: Red Deer Public School division needs to have Pride Week

To err is human. We have often heard that adage. But the…

The 26th annual Victoria Pride Parade filled downtown streets with glitter, music, rainbows and joy Sunday morning. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Opinion

Opinion: Our reverence for eastern slopes started a long time ago

On an early 1970s university field trip to the coal strip mines…

  • Mar 13, 2021
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Letter: Vaccine appointment by Burnt Lake Trail goes smoothly

I recently received my COVID vaccine by Burnt Lake Trail. I did…

  • Mar 13, 2021
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Opinion: Hiring only vaccinated workers

As vaccination programs expand across Canada, many workers are expected to get…

  • Mar 12, 2021
Opinion
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Afghanistan: Same Sell-Out, Different Day

In an letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani last weekend, US Secretary…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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