Opinion

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
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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

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018

Mayor’s column: Notes from Halifax

Mayor Grant Creasey recently attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference

MLA Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr Column

Since the NDP took office, there are 240,860 less workers in Alberta covered by WCB

A few thoughts on the importance of Father’s Day

It’s that time of year to pay homage to dad, with Father’s Day this Sunday, June 17th.

  • Jun 14, 2018

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13, 2018

Trans Mountain nationalization a necessary step

Premier Rachel Notley was in Central Alberta to discuss Trans Mountain

Trust your instincts when it comes to buying jewellery

A Central Alberta business was contacted by many residents claiming they had been sold real gold

Spring has finally sprung

It’s finally time to break out the dresses and t-shirts as Spring is finally here.

Volunteering brings a wealth of rewards

The rewards for sharing your time in a worthy endeavour bring much in the way of personal reward.

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018

It could have happened anywhere. It happened in Saskatchewan

Tributes to the departed came in from all over the world