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Poverty and how to solve it

Poverty and how to solve it

I had two experiences last week that reminded me we all have a role to play in these challenging times. Approximately 700 million people — or nearly 10 per cent of the world’s population — are still living in extreme poverty.
Save Fountain Park for the swimmers

Save Fountain Park for the swimmers

St. Albert has two aquatic facilities for year round use. One is primarily used as a play facility with two waterslides, a lazy river, and two small children's playareas, complete with water toys.
Kind gestures go a long way

Kind gestures go a long way

Last week when my mom, who is a senior, was taking my dog for a walk (I am disabled), she was stopped by a young man who mentioned to her that he hoped she was able to walk safely on the snowy sidewalks.
Don't cut money for seniors

Don't cut money for seniors

Re: St. Albert seniors funding reductions The provincial NDP requested an opportunity and were provided an opportunity to present to the St. Albert Seniors Association members their position and strategies for Seniors. The St.
Sexual violence counselling support in St. Albert

Sexual violence counselling support in St. Albert

A topic that is often uncomfortable to read and talk about is sexual violence, but that is the focus of this column. We are so pleased to announce that counselling for St.
Seeking democratic changes

Seeking democratic changes

“So, what are you going to do about it?” I remember that school yard taunt when there was conflict over just about anything.
Trudeau has approved pipelines and helped Alberta

Trudeau has approved pipelines and helped Alberta

Gazette columnist Mr. Chris Nelson is blaming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for all our woes but problem isn’t today but yesterday.
Free speech at the Arden

Free speech at the Arden

Comments by Kristopher Wells, Marie Renaud, and Kurt Phillips in the article "Arden rental policies under scrituniy after controversial event" will disappoint proponents of free speech.
Fond memories at Paul Kane

Fond memories at Paul Kane

I came upon the Paul Kane article in your Jan. 12 edition.
Earth to Earth

Earth to Earth

Warning: This column acknowledges death as a natural and inevitable part of life. Death is a tough sell in our culture, dare we call it a phobia? We push hard to deny it with an extreme focus on perennial youthfulness and anti-aging.
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