Opinion

Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka
Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
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On not hitting the ‘pause’ button in the rough times

‘Life is not coming to me ‘in pieces’; it’s unfolding regardless of the emotional rollercoaster of a given day or week’

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Hon. Jim Carr at a meeting with Prairie grain farmers in Saskatoon, SK, March 2019. (Photo submitted)
Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Hon. Jim Carr at a meeting with Prairie grain farmers in Saskatoon, SK, March 2019. (Photo submitted)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr
Chevi Rabbit

A transparency movement is happening in First Nations across Canada

Across Canada, First Nation millenials struggle with outdated First Nation administrations. Country-wide,…

Chevi Rabbit
Christmas season is but the turn of a calendar page away and COVID cases are on the rise in Alberta. (File)
Christmas season is but the turn of a calendar page away and COVID cases are on the rise in Alberta. (File)
Emily Jaycox editorial

Are you nearing your threshold? You’re not alone

Rumours and whispers of a virus outbreak and growing epidemic started before…

Emily Jaycox editorial
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Letter: Combating COVID-19 comes down to personal responsibility

Dear editor, Let’s please roll back a moment to March 2020. The…

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Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe

MLA Ron Orr on Alberta’s COVID-19 response

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta’s government has consistently implemented…

Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka

Disciples of the word living a life of love

“It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live…

Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka
Caroline Vandreil

Binge reading time of year

By Caroline Vandreil Winter is coming and what else is there to…

Caroline Vandreil
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DREESHEN: It’s a new era for agriculture research in Alberta

Over the last year we organized 17 consultation stops to speak directly…

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RE: MLA Ron Orr’s column ‘Your parks will go on’

A response from Environment and Parks Critic Marlin Schmidt

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Emily Jaycox

Fact versus fiction: It isn’t always black and white

Ever notice how sometimes it’s not just kids who should heed the…

Emily Jaycox
Megan Roth. File Photo

I am one of those who put up holiday decorations early

While Halloween may be my favourite holiday, Christmas comes in a very…

Megan Roth. File Photo
Ron Labrie. (File photo)

COLUMN: Reflections on Canadian Battlefields Tour

Ponoka Secondary Campus teacher Ron Labrie reflects on the “Canadian Battlefields Tour”…

Ron Labrie. (File photo)
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
UCP Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr spoke to the Ponoka Chamber about the potential a new provincial government would provide to help support small business.File photo
UCP Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr spoke to the Ponoka Chamber about the potential a new provincial government would provide to help support small business.File photo