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Politics in full sentences

All indications point to another federal election coming our way this year. Last week, the Conservative party launched a series of attack ads on Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff.

"I've got 37 cabinet officers. Surely one of them has an appropriate brain!"

Meanwhile, in the deepest darkest basement on Parliament Hill, Stephen Harper and his faithful assistant Igor connect the final wires to the prime minister’s electoral machine… “It lives! It lives!” cackles Harper. “What lives?” asks Igor.

Politics in full sentences

All indications point to another federal election coming our way this year. Last week, the Conservative party launched a series of attack ads on Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff.

We must better manage and defend our oilsands

As most Albertans are aware, the future prosperity of our province is inextricably linked to how well we manage and develop our northern oilsands.

Airdrie-Chestermere's case has been made

Airdrie has done everything possible to convince the provincial government that it needs not just one, but several new schools immediately.

Why provide input when the government doesn't live up to its promises?

Member of Parliament Blake Richards is holding a series of meetings across Wild Rose, seeking input from the public for this spring’s federal budget. He is also accepting written submissions. Here are some ideas.

Airdrie's case has been made

Airdrie has done everything possible to convince the provincial government that this city needs not just one, but several new schools immediately.

Local government more transparent

We are pleased to see local governments seeking input from the residents they represent.

Holiday shopping numbers create optimisim for economy

Conflicting news reports about the economy have left many area residents scratching their heads as to the region’s economic future. We feel the same. Although the Province sold record oil and gas rights in 2010, worth $2.

Shopping crowds a good sign

Conflicting news reports about the economy have left many area residents scratching their heads as to the region’s economic future. We feel the same. Although the Province sold record oil and gas rights in 2010, worth $2.