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Editorial: Election 2021

Editorial: Election 2021

When the dust on the federal election finally settled on the late evening of Sept. 20, Canadians found themselves looking at a government that wasn't much different than the one before it.
Letter: Cat owner mourns loss of run-over pet

Letter: Cat owner mourns loss of run-over pet

Dear editor, To the fine upstanding citizen who hit my black cat in the 600 Springhaven Court cul de sac on Labour Day, and left him seriously injured in the middle of the road. Why?
Editorial: Hospital protests

Editorial: Hospital protests

It takes a special level of abhorrent behaviour to protest governmental COVID-19 measures in front of a hospital, of all places.
Column: War room

Column: War room

Nope, appealing to reason through various touchy-feely, social media campaigns stressing the legitimate benefits oil and gas is doomed to fail. Instead there’s a simpler and coarser strategy that’ll work, relying as it does upon that most common of human foibles: greed.
Column: Wake me up when September ends

Column: Wake me up when September ends

Just hours before the Labour Day long weekend kicked off on Sept. 3, Albertans were greeted with a news conference from Premier Jason Kenney – who had been relatively M.I.A. in recent weeks – alongside Health Minister Tyler Shandro, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw, and Dr. Verna Yiu, who is Alberta Health Services’ president and CEO. 
Letter: Airdrie Public Library staff disappointed in masking non-compliance at election event

Letter: Airdrie Public Library staff disappointed in masking non-compliance at election event

Dear editor, Last night, library policy, public safety and the law were challenged in the Airdrie Public Library by a small group of anti-maskers who were intent on bullying others to make a point. In doing so, they jeopardized the ability of their fellow citizens to inform themselves on electoral issues, and they put library staff, other attendees, and democracy at risk.
Editorial: $100 bribe

Editorial: $100 bribe

The Alberta government’s recent announcement of a $100 incentive to receive a COVID-19 vaccine is not just a lazy alternative to a vaccine verification system, but a slap in the face to those who have done the right thing up until this point.
Letter: RVS trustees let students down

Letter: RVS trustees let students down

Dear editor, Our city’s commitment to becoming the healthiest city in Canada is at odds with the neglectful approach to children’s health Rocky View Schools is implementing this fall.
Column: Flying during the COVID-19 pandemic

Column: Flying during the COVID-19 pandemic

I recently flew on a plane for the first time in more than two years, and it really reminded me of my love for travel.
What if we don't Party anymore?

What if we don't Party anymore?

Could Canadian politics above the municipal level be tackled without political stripes?