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Column: Battling burn-out with a hike

Column: Battling burn-out with a hike

Learning how to use the forest to escape from the stress of life in the city.
Letter: Ahmadiyyah Muslim Community holds first convention since COVID-19 pandemic

Letter: Ahmadiyyah Muslim Community holds first convention since COVID-19 pandemic

Dear editor, After a very long awaited two years, the Ahmadiyyah Muslim Community held its first Muslim convention after COVID-19, last weekend.
Editorial: Papal visit

Editorial: Papal visit

In 2015, after years spent compiling the history and ongoing impacts of the residential school system, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) submitted its final report, part of which detailed 94 calls to action to move forward on re
Column: See you next year!

Column: See you next year!

While I didn’t think my time as a reporter in Airdrie would be interrupted so soon, I’m excited to return and continue writing important local stories for you once we’ve figured out this baby thing a little bit more.
Editorial: Urgent Care closures

Editorial: Urgent Care closures

While the rest of the world is getting back to normal, healthcare workers are continuing to mask and practice social distance. What's more, many are now feeling the added pressure from an imploding health care system. 
Column: Off to Spain for a long-awaited break

Column: Off to Spain for a long-awaited break

I've been to Spain before, but for my Spanish-speaking wife, this is a bucket-list destination, and a prime opportunity to immerse herself in the language she's been learning since junior high school. 
EDITORIAL: Be a nice neighbour

EDITORIAL: Be a nice neighbour

Knowing our neighbours is linked to lower rates of depression and anxiety, and an overall sense of well-being.
Column: Where have all the people gone?

Column: Where have all the people gone?

Most folks today know about inflation, deflation and stagflation. A fair number likely have also heard about shrinkflation – smaller packages of stuff on sale at the same price. But there are few indeed who understand timeflation.
Letter: Negative or positive, news needs to be factual

Letter: Negative or positive, news needs to be factual

Dear editor, In your recent edition's survey, you posed a question asking for readers' preference of positive or negative news. Unfortunately, you were seeking a yes or no answer, while the real answer is slightly more complex.
Letter: Off-leash dogs present danger to cyclists

Letter: Off-leash dogs present danger to cyclists

Dear editor, This is in respose to the dog attack that Robert Mckague suffered on June 26 along the Sandstone Park pathway. I also ride a bike to work and off-leash dogs on this pathway are a dangerous problem.
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