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COLUMN: Call for compassion over complacency

COLUMN: Call for compassion over complacency

We have all been guilty of disregarding the simple life lesson not to judge a book by its cover. What if that cover was a hijab, though, and underneath it was another human just like you?
COLUMN: Regions are on the ballot in October 2021

COLUMN: Regions are on the ballot in October 2021

All this regional effort undertaken in the past several years continues to bode well for Alberta and those elected officials who oppose such efforts of collaboration will need to answer to their electorate across all of Alberta.
EDITORIAL: Glimmers of hope

EDITORIAL: Glimmers of hope

"As more doses become available, particularly of vaccines more easily handled, we’ve no doubt we’ll soon have our own local sites including pharmacies and doctors’ offices."
LETTER: Are we all turning into a bunch of two-year-olds?

LETTER: Are we all turning into a bunch of two-year-olds?

‘Are we all turning into a bunch of two year olds?', or ‘We are all in this together until someone else receives a benefit before I do – then, it's every man for himself!’ I couldn’t decide which would be a bette
LETTER: Let’s fight the virus – not each other

LETTER: Let’s fight the virus – not each other

"There is always more to every story and we shouldn’t forget that just because we are all tired and frustrated because of the pandemic."
LETTER: Leave the metallurgical coal in the mountain

LETTER: Leave the metallurgical coal in the mountain

"I for one would rather stake my economic interest in industries that bring multi-generational economic returns than trade it off for a transient industry that diminishes future economic opportunity."
LETTER: Independence could be a path forward for Alberta

LETTER: Independence could be a path forward for Alberta

"While Alberta might take a bit of an immediate hit at the prospect of its departure from Canada, it also might not."
COLUMN: Blending the best of free enterprise and government action would benefit us

COLUMN: Blending the best of free enterprise and government action would benefit us

"Free enterprise has accomplished a lot of great things and elevated our standard of living, but the best results come when it’s combined with a strong social safety net and proper government limitations."
COLUMN: Canada needs to join forces with Australia to fight Facebook's blackmail

COLUMN: Canada needs to join forces with Australia to fight Facebook's blackmail

"The table is set in Canada for determined, effective measures to rein in the Google/Facebook abuses of power and to stand up for local news. But these latest events in Australia show we need to speed up the process."
EDITORIAL: A race to the bottom

EDITORIAL: A race to the bottom

"We are in the ninth inning of this pandemic. Wearing a face mask may be an inconvenience, but can’t we collectively keep up our vigilance for a few more months?"