Editorials

End of summer party goes well

End of summer party goes well

Summer, with all its promise of great and wonderful things, is over.…

End of summer party goes well
Some proliferating political ponderings

Some proliferating political ponderings

There have been so many important (or just entertaining) political issues that…

Some proliferating political ponderings
Alberta separation discussed again

Alberta separation discussed again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t helping matters any

Alberta separation discussed again
Just An Observation: Contemplating the summer that never really was

Just An Observation: Contemplating the summer that never really was

From the wet and cold to the extreme heat, the past few months have been hard to figure

Just An Observation: Contemplating the summer that never really was
The many meanings of “legacy”

The many meanings of “legacy”

I had the privilege of attending the funeral of a family member…

The many meanings of “legacy”
Just An Observation: Wait, wait and wait — a system that is near crisis

Just An Observation: Wait, wait and wait — a system that is near crisis

Alberta health care is coming close to a breaking point

Just An Observation: Wait, wait and wait — a system that is near crisis
The thrifty days of summer

The thrifty days of summer

A few money-saving ideas for the family this season

The thrifty days of summer
This box of chocolates is no pot of gold

This box of chocolates is no pot of gold

Even if you don’t use a computer much or have access to…

This box of chocolates is no pot of gold
Just An Observation: Lots of good to remember, but watch out for scooters

Just An Observation: Lots of good to remember, but watch out for scooters

Memories from a huge event a decade ago still resonate with this reporter

Just An Observation: Lots of good to remember, but watch out for scooters
Just An Observation: Frustration with government an ongoing stress

Just An Observation: Frustration with government an ongoing stress

For anyone that has to deal with government services, I still have no advice

Just An Observation: Frustration with government an ongoing stress
Just An Observation: What it means to be “Home”

Just An Observation: What it means to be “Home”

There is a lot to be said for the place you feel to be your home

Just An Observation: What it means to be “Home”
When in doubt, get checked out

When in doubt, get checked out

There is a reason that people vilify and condemn others when tragedies…

When in doubt, get checked out
Lack of progress with China at G20 a colossal disappointment

Lack of progress with China at G20 a colossal disappointment

You may have seen the footage of Justin Trudeau going to shake…

Lack of progress with China at G20 a colossal disappointment
Just An Observation: Hey, can you share those pink ear plugs?

Just An Observation: Hey, can you share those pink ear plugs?

Musical tastes are personal, so take this column for what its worth

Just An Observation: Hey, can you share those pink ear plugs?
Just An Observation: Paper versus plastic, let the debate begin again

Just An Observation: Paper versus plastic, let the debate begin again

The latest announcement advocating environmental stewardship need not be all or nothing

Just An Observation: Paper versus plastic, let the debate begin again
Just An Observation: Several not-so random thoughts

Just An Observation: Several not-so random thoughts

Fire, fuel and favs among this week’s observations

Just An Observation: Several not-so random thoughts
Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” worth a read

Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” worth a read

Fortune’s six annual list of 50 of the “World’s Greatest Leaders” came…

Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” worth a read
Fire season is upon us … please be aware and prevent

Fire season is upon us … please be aware and prevent

By Mike Rainone for the News Despite the warm weather, sunshine, and…

  • May 28, 2019
Fire season is upon us … please be aware and prevent
Once in a while I like to be a nostalgic kind of a guy

Once in a while I like to be a nostalgic kind of a guy

I really do love all the new gizmos and perks that we…

Once in a while I like to be a nostalgic kind of a guy
Just An Observation: What is it going to take??

Just An Observation: What is it going to take??

When will the public learn that they need to help prevent wildfires from starting

Just An Observation: What is it going to take??