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COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

The NBA has a parity problem

Columnist Todd Colin Vaughan discusses issues of competitive balance in sports.

Spark ’em up, but with our eyes wide open

Political commentator Doug Firby weighs in on pot legalization

  • Dec 29th, 2016

Assisted suicide not the only response to suffering

It is eloquent, persuasive and based in law; it almost had me convinced that physician-assisted dying is the correct response to suffering.

  • Mar 5th, 2015

Dying badly is a fact of life here in Canada

A few days after the Supreme Court of Canada overturned the prohibition against doctor-assisted suicide,

  • Feb 26th, 2015
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Holiday Train chugs into Lacombe
    Tim Horton's Santa Claus Parade another success
      Central Alberta Robotics Riot
        Lacombe Centre for Positive Relationships officially opens doors

          Editor bids fond farewell to the Lacombe Express

          It is time for me to say goodbye. After a year and a half with the Lacombe Express

          • Nov 27th, 2014

          Columnist responds to query about a Lacombe pioneer

          I was delighted to see Mr. Mobley’s letter to the editor in the Lacombe Express in May.

          • Jul 3rd, 2014