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Faith Matters: Think you don't measure up? See yourself through God's eyes

Think you don’t measure up? Try to see yourself through God’s eyes. I must admit that there were times in my life where I have felt inferior and inadequate. We all feel that way at times.

Economic forecast: A silver lining in the clouds for Alberta?

Have you heard the old joke about economists? If you put all of us together and ran us head-to-toe around the Equator... we still wouldn’t be able to agree with each other.

Economic forecast: A silver lining in the clouds for Alberta?

Have you heard the old joke about economists? If you put all of us together and ran us head-to-toe around the Equator... we still wouldn’t be able to agree with each other.

Driving exams test everything but competence on the road

Confession: I failed the test. I needed 83 per cent to pass and I scored only 80. So place me in the 89 per cent of drivers in Alberta who failed a written driving test, correctly answering less than 25 of 30 questions. The average score was 22.

Afghan women doomed if foreign troops leave

This week, the now well-known ousted Afghan MP Malalai Joya will kick off her latest speaking tour of Canada. Joya’s message is that Canada is part of a hostile occupying force in her country.

Driving exams test everything but competence on the road

Confession: I failed the test. I needed 83 per cent to pass and I scored only 80. So place me in the 89 per cent of drivers in Alberta who failed a written driving test, correctly answering less than 25 of 30 questions. The average score was 22.

We need empirical evidence to evaluate the long gun registry?

In 1994, when Liberal Justice Minister Allan Rock introduced legislation for the long gun registry, I sat a few feet from him in the House of Commons, serving as a member of the Reform Party caucus.

Faith Matters: Are you being followed by a dark cloud?

Have you ever felt as if there was a dark cloud following you? In the nicest of weather, it can seem like it is overcast.

We need empirical evidence to evaluate the long gun registry?

In 1994, when Liberal Justice Minister Allan Rock introduced legislation for the long gun registry, I sat a few feet from him in the House of Commons, serving as a member of the Reform Party caucus.

The future of our community is in your hands on Oct. 18

I was very pleasantly surprised at the All Candidates Forum, Oct. 5. It was standing room only; in fact, so was the overflow room. For the most part, the candidates were well spoken and interesting (in my opinion the best ever).