Columnists

OPINION: Providing purpose to citizens could improve crime rates

Lacombe recently ranked favorably in MacLean’s magazine’s annual Canada’s Most Dangerous Places

OPINION: Nationalist, bigoted politics needs to be globally cast out

Authoritarian governments on the rise throughout the world

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Opinion: Trade deal a good deal for Canadians

Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs speaks to the recent trade agreement for Canada

  • Oct 19, 2018

COLUMN: Municipalities need cannabis taxes to trickle down

Cannabis was officially made legal in Canada at 12:00 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2018

Newspapers Matter

COLUMN: Sunday is the final day of Newspaper Week in Canada

Now More Than Ever

Newspaper week continues in Canada

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

OPINION: Trusted Source

‘Credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources is more important than ever’ - Bob Cox

OPINION: Lacombe Market Square investment could be a problematic precedent

City recently invested $750,000 into a potential big Canadian retailer at the LMS

OPINION: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron orr

Rural Crime is still a major concern in Central Alberta

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

Talking about panic attacks and anxiety

An effort to talk about mental health more often

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

Mayor’s column: Notes from Halifax

Mayor Grant Creasey recently attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference