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Editorial: The other health crisis

Editorial: The other health crisis

In our last few editions, we have featured two stories about Airdrie residents who have been impacted personally by the opioid epidemic in Alberta.
Editorial: Not so United

Editorial: Not so United

The United Conservative Party (UCP) may have to start thinking of taking the ‘U’ out of its acronym.
Column: No excuse acceptable to Canadians

Column: No excuse acceptable to Canadians

I sat there in disbelief as I stared at a screenshot from Sportsnet on my computer screen. It was a photo of the Texas Rangers season-opening game. The stadium was filled to capacity, with over 38,000 people in attendance. “How is that possible”? I asked myself. “Don’t they have COVID-19 in the U.S.?"
Column: I miss live shows

Column: I miss live shows

Throughout this pandemic, I can’t say my life has been affected too much, which I am very fortunate and grateful to say.
Editorial: In the dark

Editorial: In the dark

When it comes to transparency, the Alberta government dropped the ball when it came to informing the public of two separate outbreaks of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern. Alberta’s top doctor, Dr.
Column: Mark Zuckerberg needs to pay his fair share

Column: Mark Zuckerberg needs to pay his fair share

Our Federal Government is finally going to try and hold Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook accountable for the hundreds of millions of dollars they make on the intellectual property of Canadian journalists.
Column: My annoying, wonderful cat

Column: My annoying, wonderful cat

I have an incredibly annoying cat, and I love her very much. Her name is Jazz, and she’s pretty ancient. She’s set to turn 19 in May and has been in my family since I was eight years old.
Editorial: Happy Easter

Editorial: Happy Easter

Now that Alberta has passed the one-year mark since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is occasionally a sense of repetition – particularly when it comes to celebrating holidays.
Column: Let's pitch in

Column: Let's pitch in

As I watch the last of the snow melt, I have a mix of emotions. Part of me knows I can expect at least one more dump of snow in the coming weeks, but look forward to the warmer months ahead.
Column: Greetings from the new reporter

Column: Greetings from the new reporter

Storytelling is at the heart of all I love to do, and I’ve been telling stories for as long as I can remember. It started out as a passion for drama during my high school years, when I joined the Bert Church High School drama program.