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Opinion: Facts are the only cure for epidemic of vaccine misinformation

It is a stressful time in Alberta with the current COVID-19 pandemic.…

  • Oct 5, 2021
Sylvain Charlobois

How serious is food inflation in Canada?

Statcan claims our food inflation rate is at 2.7%. But the agency may be significantly underestimating

  • Oct 1, 2021

Canadian oil and gas sector has huge impact in U.S.

Canadians have a significant stake in the United States oil and gas industry

  • Sep 30, 2021
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Chevi Rabbit
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Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

RDC offers certificates, diplomas, degrees, apprenticeship and continuing education programs

  • Feb 24, 2021
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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)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)

Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

Opinion

  • Dec 1, 2020
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)
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
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Thank you for allowing me to serve Lacombe

Reflections on the importance of community journalism

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr

COLUMN: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr

‘Alberta’s recovery plan will see the accelerated diversification of our economy’

UCP MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr
Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair

COLUMN: WCPS looking ahead and preparing for 2020-21 school year

‘We have wrapped up certainly an unprecedented and challenging school year’

Pam Hansen/WCPS Board Chair