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OPINION: Applause to the true north and the togetherness in its diversity

With the opportunity to pick any place in the world, I chose…

A graudating senior decorated her hat for graduation on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Homer High School. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A graudating senior decorated her hat for graduation on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Homer High School. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
MLA Jackie Lovely
MLA Jackie Lovely
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
Mp Damien Kurek. (Facebook photo)
Mp Damien Kurek. (Facebook photo)
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
Mp Damien Kurek. (Facebook photo)

Disservice to Canada

The political side of Parliament often draws a great deal of attention…

  • May 27, 2022
Mp Damien Kurek. (Facebook photo)
Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
MLA Jackie Lovely
MLA Jackie Lovely
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

OP-ED: Newspapers are not packaging

‘The dissemination of news to the public is a necessary element of a vibrant and healthy democracy’

  • May 9, 2022
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)
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Dansereau: Considerate Mother’s Day gifting

As spring rolls around again so does Mother’s Day. Although we should…

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Controlling what I can to enjoy life

The end of April means that my annual geek-fest in Calgary is…

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Bean Weevil the cat and Garfunkle the pig, both trying to nap in the kitchen. (Christi ALbers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Where are all the swine assistants?

I share my house with a few creatures: cats, birds, humans and…

Bean Weevil the cat and Garfunkle the pig, both trying to nap in the kitchen. (Christi ALbers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)
MLA Jackie Lovely

MLA Jackie Lovely: UCP is sticking to the plan

Our strategy has paid off. By cutting taxes and welcoming new investment,…

  • Apr 29, 2022
MLA Jackie Lovely
Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw

COLUMN: Slumberous solutions for the chronically sleep deprived

As we’re getting into late February here, chances are News Year’s resolutions…

Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw
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World Wetlands Day: Nature needs us to do more

Canada’s largest land conservation organization says there has never been a more important time for nature conservation

  • Feb 4, 2022
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According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS

FONG: Legal reform needed to protect young women from growing online sexual violence

Liberals promised to rework online harms legislation within 100 days of Parliament’s Nov. 22 return

According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS
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…

Emily Jaycox editorial Bashaw