Opinion

Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)

Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

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  • Dec 1, 2020

 

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Opinion: Canada is missing a recovery plan

The glitches should have been a sign of what was to come.…

  • Oct 28, 2020

 

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NDP is certain to tire of propping up Trudeau’s Liberals

To impose his will on the House of Commons, Prime Minister Justin…

  • Oct 26, 2020
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world affairs

British brinkmanship leaves little hope of a Brexit trade deal

The British pantomime is a traditional Christmas entertainment in which stock characters…

  • Oct 22, 2020
world affairs
National Newspaper Week: Reporting the truth is important

National Newspaper Week: Reporting the truth is important

Journalists know one thing for certain — readers can handle the truth.…

  • Oct 9, 2020
National Newspaper Week: Reporting the truth is important
Trudeau’s infrastructure gamble

Trudeau’s infrastructure gamble

If a door-to-door salesman pitched you on a “win-win” sale, your first…

  • Oct 8, 2020
Trudeau’s infrastructure gamble
Opinion: Unlike in the U.S., Canada’s leaders’ health is a mystery

Opinion: Unlike in the U.S., Canada’s leaders’ health is a mystery

Donald Trump would never trade jobs with Justin Trudeau, but right now,…

  • Oct 6, 2020
Opinion: Unlike in the U.S., Canada’s leaders’ health is a mystery
Opinion: Cities’ push for new taxes is divorced from reality

Opinion: Cities’ push for new taxes is divorced from reality

‘Councillors want Kenney to make it easier for them to put their grubby paws on our paycheques’

  • Oct 1, 2020
Opinion: Cities’ push for new taxes is divorced from reality
David Marsden: Molly Banister extension must be kept

David Marsden: Molly Banister extension must be kept

‘It would be a mistake to take a sensible response to future residential development off the table’

  • Sep 28, 2020
David Marsden: Molly Banister extension must be kept
Pandemic, not climate change, is the priority for now

Pandemic, not climate change, is the priority for now

‘We know climate change is sitting out there. It is not going farther away, it’s coming closer’

  • Sep 28, 2020
Pandemic, not climate change, is the priority for now
Let’s hope this childcare plan enjoys a speedy, safe delivery

Let’s hope this childcare plan enjoys a speedy, safe delivery

The persuading has been done. Now, the hard work begins

  • Sep 25, 2020
Let’s hope this childcare plan enjoys a speedy, safe delivery
Pandemic means premiers are no longer in limelight

Pandemic means premiers are no longer in limelight

The ‘resistance’ isn’t exactly futile, but it isn’t Trudeau’s biggest problem any more

  • Sep 21, 2020
Pandemic means premiers are no longer in limelight
Hay’s Daze: Happy to be left out of the picture

Hay’s Daze: Happy to be left out of the picture

Talk about being out of the loop. Head in the sand. Uninformed,…

  • Sep 19, 2020
Hay’s Daze: Happy to be left out of the picture
Opinion: Plenty of reasons to avoid an election this fall

Opinion: Plenty of reasons to avoid an election this fall

Pandemics, like elections, are democratic: Everyone gets a vote, and everyone can catch coronavirus

  • Sep 18, 2020
Opinion: Plenty of reasons to avoid an election this fall
Opinion: O’Toole’s bid to win over union votes might just work

Opinion: O’Toole’s bid to win over union votes might just work

Tory leader singles out China, in particular, as a threat to Canadian jobs

  • Sep 17, 2020
Opinion: O’Toole’s bid to win over union votes might just work
We’re witnessing the last days of the old Middle East

We’re witnessing the last days of the old Middle East

A huge, mostly jobless young population living close to despair is now the Arab norm

  • Sep 16, 2020
We’re witnessing the last days of the old Middle East
Opinion: Take tax hikes off the table

Opinion: Take tax hikes off the table

Albertans don’t need to worry about the government reaching deeper into our pockets.

  • Sep 16, 2020
Opinion: Take tax hikes off the table
Lots of rhetoric, few policies

Lots of rhetoric, few policies

Parties have been test-driving their competing visions as they head toward a showdown

  • Sep 15, 2020
Lots of rhetoric, few policies
Tech giants can expect a battle

Tech giants can expect a battle

Reckoning is coming for social-media companies that fail to assume their societal responsibilities

  • Sep 10, 2020
Tech giants can expect a battle