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Editorial: Reopening plan

Editorial: Reopening plan

Is the plan overly ambitious? It certainly feels like it. Alberta’s reopening plan is much more expedited than neighbouring British Columbia, which is aiming to loosen all public health restrictions by Sept. 7
Letter: In response to Chris Nelson's column

Letter: In response to Chris Nelson's column

Re: "Column: Canada is not genocidal," Rocky View Weekly , May 25 I am appalled the referenced column made it past the editors. Perhaps it was printed to bait people into responding. Well, here I am – a fish on the hook.
Editorial: New features

Editorial: New features

You’ll notice some new content in this week’s edition of the Airdrie City View. With this issue, our newsroom is excited to launch a trio of new features, which we aim to produce monthly.
Editorial: Weekly newspapers

Editorial: Weekly newspapers

Bow River Member of Parliament Martin Shields’ recent speech in the House of Commons certainly resonated with our newsroom – so much so that we decided to transcribe it and include it in this week’s issue (see pages 7 and 10).
Column: Canada is not genocidal

Column: Canada is not genocidal

For such a genocidal country, we’re a remarkably decent sort, here in Canada.
Letter: In response to Kevin Tennant's letter

Letter: In response to Kevin Tennant's letter

It is interesting to note that the learned inhabitant of Airdrie has stated that he'd avoid anyone wearing a mask because "they are admitting to either knowing they are infected or cannot be trusted to know their own health status." I submit that this gentleman does not actually know his own health status, since he can have the COVID-19 virus and still be asymptomatic.
Column: Federal advertising dollars should support weekly newspapers

Column: Federal advertising dollars should support weekly newspapers

Bow River Member of Parliament Martin Shields, whose constituency includes the easternmost communities in Rocky View County, recently spoke about the plight of weekly newspapers in the House of Commons.
Column: Life after the lockdowns

Column: Life after the lockdowns

The wait is almost over, as I am scheduled to get my first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on June 1.
Letter: Wearing a face mask is not a political statement

Letter: Wearing a face mask is not a political statement

Wearing them does not mean people are either infected or unsure of their health status, as Mr. Tennant thinks, because the simple fact is that viruses are invisible and infections take time to develop.
Editorial: Staycations

Editorial: Staycations

The City of Airdrie has officially proclaimed May 23 to 30 as Tourism Week, as a way to recognize the positive impact the tourism industry and its workers have on the economy.