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Let’s try not to lose our minds over this

Some thoughts on the coronavirus crisis

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

The unexpected joys of life with boys

I started writing this column a few weeks ago, just reminiscing about…

Let’s just acknowledge it’s difficult right now and help each other

If you’re a parent of young kids, you’ve likely listened to a…

COLUMN: COVID-19 and why we cancelled our trip to Cancun

Wash your hands and follow the guidelines set out by health officials

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

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MLA COLUMN : Stable funding for healthcare

‘I was humbled to be elected as a voice for the constituency first back in 2015 and again in 2019’

Practicing wisdom from Saint Patrick

“May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be…

Opinion: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

‘Have you ever driven down country roads on a sun kissed summer day’

  • Mar 3, 2020

MP Report: The double standard that divides us

MP Blaine Calkins addresses illegal protests

Small town Alberta — a great place to live

Although, it could really be small town anywhere

  • Feb 25, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

Grief: the most painful journey we face

The start of navigating life in the wake of overwhelming loss

  • Feb 18, 2020

STAR Catholic: Celebrate family today and every day

“How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in…

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

Blaine Calkins MP report: Needles don’t belong in prisons

In the Prime Minister’s mandate to the Minister of Public Safety and…

#SexWorkIsWork slogan oversimplifies issue

Collins offended by MP Vieren’s question a bit hypocritical

What is news anyways?

Answering some frequently asked questions

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

Winter in Alberta still very cold

Frozen start brings back cold memories

  • Jan 29, 2020