Opinion

OPINION: “Progress” and “backsliding” are up for interpretation

“Progress can backslide.” Those were the words of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

OPINION: MP Blaine Calkins says Liberals soft on crime

Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Red Deer - Lacombe issued the…

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A day for new dads and old dads and patient moms

At this time of the season my wife and I really look…

  • Jun 12, 2019

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

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

I bought their ‘Patriot’ story

Some critics of Gulf War missile say it had zero success rate

Michael Dawe: Red Deer greeted D-Day with mix of joy and apprehension

Poor weather delayed invasion by a day

  • Jun 5, 2019

The beginning of a new era

This week was the beginning of a new era for Albertan taxpayers,…

Resident holds Ponoka County to account on gravel pit

Dear editor: After a four-minute Municipal Planning Commision Meeting on May 14,…

Just An Observation: Several not-so random thoughts

Fire, fuel and favs among this week’s observations

Looking beyond the invisible symptoms on World MS Day

For World MS Day Canadians should take a moment to think about the invisible symptoms of MS

  • May 30, 2019

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

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

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

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election

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…

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

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

Lifting provincial parks liquor ban may not have been wisest move

Congratulations Alberta. You can now drink in any provincial park, as of…

This “feminist” doesn’t mind being treated like a lady

“Fake feminist” was a phrase thrown around a lot by the official…

Just An Observation: Hardest job ever and no instruction manual

Being a parent is the most difficult thing you could ever do