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COLUMN: Hepatitis C is silent like the fog

COLUMN: Hepatitis C is silent like the fog

Common Sense Health examines issues of health and wellness
Are we losing it?

Are we losing it?

An Airdrie business owner sits patiently as the clock slowly ticks away. It’s mid-afternoon, and she tells me that I am only the third person to walk into her place of business that day.

Embracing pandemic nostalgia

The pain or ache of being unable to return to the past is a familiar feeling these days.
Assessment changes download costs

Assessment changes download costs

Dear editor, The provincial government is proposing to change the way oil and gas wells and pipelines are assessed for municipal property tax purposes. Its goal is to improve the competitiveness of the oil and gas industry.
Masked Students

Masked Students

While it's only the beginning of August, many people already have their minds on the upcoming school year.
What are we missing?

What are we missing?

Summer time usually has a lot of folks out and about, but this summer has been a little different.
Becoming first-time parents

Becoming first-time parents

On July 22, my wife and I welcomed our first child – a happy, healthy boy – into the world. Despite nearly nine months of lead up, our son’s arrival was still somewhat of a surprise.
Masks don't show we care

Masks don't show we care

Dear editor, The gist of Mr. Kent's letter was that we should care. I agree fully – yes, we should care, and we must care deeply.
Disappointed by mask decision

Disappointed by mask decision

Dear editor, I am very disappointed in Airdrie City council’s decision to not mandate masks in the city. Council missed an opportunity to protect the community and help slow the spread of this terrible pandemic.
Mandatory masks

Mandatory masks

Even though the City of Airdrie does not currently have a bylaw in place to mandate wearing face coverings in public spaces, some businesses and public services have started to take the matter of making masks obligatory into their own hands.