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Provincial government must intervene to save Health Resource Centre

Health care is an emotional issue for Albertans. Conventional wisdom says politicians shouldn’t touch the subject other than to offer meaningless platitudes and promise more money. Well, the Wildrose Party is not going to do that.

Canada well-positioned to take advantage of the new economic order

What a difference a decade makes. Who would have predicted 10 years ago that the main thing shielding the once invincible American greenback from apocalyptic collapse of confidence would be China's weekly purchases of U.S.

Good news: God says you are lovable

Have you ever come across something that you thought was so amazing that you just had to tell someone? But then you are amazed again to discover that the other person you told was less than impressed.

Mixed Martial Arts dilemma: Should the sport be banned in Canada?

On Aug. 23-25, the British Columbia Medical Association will present its resolution to have Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) banned in Canada to the Canadian Medical Association during its annual general meeting.

Conservative commitmnts restoring power, pride to our community

“The Decade of Darkness.” If the name sounds ominous, there’s a good reason for that.

Mixed Martial Arts dilemma: Should the sport be banned in Canada?

On Aug. 23-25, the British Columbia Medical Association will present its resolution to have Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) banned in Canada to the Canadian Medical Association during its annual general meeting.

Voluntary long-form census respects Canadians' privacy

There is information that the government needs in order to provide services to Canadians and then there’s information that is none of the government’s business.

If I had a million dolars, I'd buy you an…

As a teenager during the 1990’s, I remember buying a music album from the unfortunately named but quite talented Canadian pop group, Barenaked Ladies. The big hit on that particular CD was the title If I Had a Million Dollars.

Federal fuels standard helping revitalization of rural economies

On a desk in my office, I keep a metal flask filled with liquid. No, it’s not that kind of flask or that kind of liquid, but it is fair to say that what’s inside can quite literally get your motor running.

Alberta's economy demonstrating remarkable flexibility despite recession

Democracy shows up in all sorts of places and times in Alberta, and one of the least known acts of democracy took place in 1977.