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Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw

Be outraged by something that matters: our broken court system

The New Year is typically considered a time to reflect on the…

Damien Kurek

Let’s talk about health care

It’s long overdue to have a serious conversation about Canada’s health care…

  • Jan 19, 2022
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Innocent until proven guilty, not so much

The changes recently announced by the province regarding the virtual elimination of…

Damien Kurek
Damien Kurek
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Doing what is hard makes life easier

When I entered 2021 a year ago, I was optimistic. I was…

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Christi Albers-Manicke

Let the decorating begin

This weekend it was time to decorate for Christmas around our house.…

Christi Albers-Manicke
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Educational reform needed

Imagine you’re a parent of a young child who was sexually, emotionally…

  • Dec 22, 2021
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Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
Damien Kurek. (File photo)
Damien Kurek. (File photo)
This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP

How to use rapid testing to keep you and yours safe during the holiday season

Experts say rapid tests are one more tool in our toolbox to stay safe

This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw

Premier Kenney should admit to mistakes of fourth wave

When Alberta Premier Jason Kenney spoke to the Ponoka and District Chamber…

Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
MLA Jackie Lovely

MLA Lovely excited about a better financial picture

MLA Lovely excited about a better financial picture

MLA Jackie Lovely
MLA Jackie Lovely

MLA Lovely says Albertans sent a strong message to Ottawa

We kicked off the fall session of the legislature on Oct. 25,…

  • Nov 5, 2021
MLA Jackie Lovely
MP Damien Kurek
MP Damien Kurek
MLA Jackie Lovely

MLA Jackie Lovely excited about Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline

I was thrilled to hear that Line 3 by Enbridge is ready…

MLA Jackie Lovely
Damien Kurek

MP Damien Kurek: Working hard for you

When I was first elected in 2019, it was with a platform…

Damien Kurek
Editor for the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau

OPINION: How the times have changed

Protestors in front of hospitals should be removed and charged under Bill 1.

Editor for the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw

COLUMN: Hello from the outside

There are about three different reactions you get from people when you…

Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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