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Editorial: Change coming

Editorial: Change coming

As next year's municipal election draws closer, one thing is certain – Rocky View County (RVC) council will look different.
Column: Portraying a character

Column: Portraying a character

William Shakespeare wrote “All the world’s a stage” implying that we are all actors. I was never a big Shakespear fan, but of all of his writings I endured in my high school years, it was that poem that stuck with me most.
Column: A Canadian soccer success story

Column: A Canadian soccer success story

With FC Bayern Munich’s 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain Aug. 23, Alphonso Davies became the first Canadian male soccer player to win the UEFA Champions League – the highest level of competition for European soccer clubs.
Letter: Open letter to MLA Guthrie

Letter: Open letter to MLA Guthrie

Dear editor, I am writing this open letter to Airdrie-Cochrane MLA Peter Guthrie to urge him to oppose the property assessment change proposed for the counties and municipal districts in our province. I am a long-time member of the oil industry.
Thank you, Crossfield

Thank you, Crossfield

Dear editor, This is a short note but a big thank you to Crossfield residents, and two Town of Crossfield employees in particular. On a recent trip to Crossfield's medical clinic, excavation necessitated a much longer walk than usual.
Applauding school divisions

Applauding school divisions

In recent weeks, we've been vocal in this column about the difficult spot parents and educators are in as students get ready to return to school in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic.
Something worth supporting

Something worth supporting

These days, my wife’s eyes glaze over when I start to talk politics. I don’t blame her, as I find myself a bore these days.
We should support creativity

We should support creativity

This year has tested all of us in so many ways. Normal, pre-COVID times seem like a lifetime ago. The economy shut down, people lost their jobs, worked from home for months and battled each other for toilet paper.
Agents of change

Agents of change

In an email to constituents Aug. 6, Airdrie-East MLA Angela Pitt wrote that the United Conservative Party government had kept a promise by stopping the “ideological and secretive NDP curriculum review.”
Judgement appealed

Judgement appealed

Despite hopes that a recent judgement by the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the conflict between Rocky View County councilors continues to develop.