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The feds aren’t any better than the province in the treatment of the most vulnerable

Matthew Rycroft said ‘How a society treats its most vulnerable is always the measure of its humanity’

 

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Lessons learned about the job I love

How did it get to be summer already? It doesn’t seem like…

 

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OPINION: Applause to the true north and the togetherness in its diversity

With the opportunity to pick any place in the world, I chose…

 

Emily Jaycox editorial
Emily Jaycox editorial
Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Please remember journalists are people too

It’s now been six months since I took on the position of…

Emily Jaycox editorial
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Controlling what I can to enjoy life

The end of April means that my annual geek-fest in Calgary is…

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The Batman is what a Batman movie should be

As time allows, I love going to the movies. My latest foray…

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The Matrix: Resurrections is a prime example of a sequel that shouldn’t have been made

Dr. Ian Malcolm, a fictional character in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park franchise,…

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Opinion: Dear card member…

A well known axiom states that a fool and his money is…

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This week's editorial.

Trust in the competence of politicians, health experts eroding

Without that trust, public officials lose their social licence to govern

  • Jan 12, 2022
This week's editorial.
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What happens when you call for help and no one comes?

Ever since I was a child, I was always taught that if…

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<em>“When I Grow Up”</em> from <em>Matilda</em>. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
<em>“When I Grow Up”</em> from <em>Matilda</em>. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
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Letter: True leaders don’t take vacation in a crisis

Dear editor, When I worked at a large company a few years…

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Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
MP Blaine Calkins - column

Conservatives are the only party standing against rural crime

OPINION: Red Deer–Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins

MP Blaine Calkins - column
Dan Svitch
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Current Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr defeated Lacombe city councillor Thalia Hibbs for the right to run for the UCP in the next provincial election.
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Current Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr defeated Lacombe city councillor Thalia Hibbs for the right to run for the UCP in the next provincial election.
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Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Emily Jaycox editorial

Responsible governments plan for disasters

What happened in Texas last week during the cold snap that left…

Emily Jaycox editorial
Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Expressions of the times

I’ve caught myself lately answering, “Oh, fair-to-middlin’” when people ask me how…

Emily Jaycox editorial