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Social media has made us oblivious to the ills of its use

Posted on April 8, 2019

“Court of Public Opinion” is in session, as of late, thanks to the almost nauseating barrage of social media platforms allowing everyone and anyone to… Read More »

Letters to the Editor give readers a voice

Posted on March 29, 2019

Editorial comments are not news and shouldn’t be featured as such, as some news sources will say analysis or editorial — but a lot of… Read More »

There’s a sucker born every election

Posted on March 25, 2019

Westwind Weekly News Liars, cheats, scoundrels, petty thugs — and they’re supposed to be the good guys. Up on their soap boxes hawking what each… Read More »

Letter to the Editor — Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Posted on March 14, 2019

Dear Editor: Recently, the Chinese government canceled the canola import permit for one of Canada's largest grain processors — Winnipeg-based Richardson International, citing insect infestation… Read More »

Urban legends tend to be trends of the day

Posted on March 7, 2019

According to recent news reports, a number of southern Alberta school boards have sent home letters about the Momo Challenge. This social media trend appears… Read More »

Don’t be duped, scammed, or swindled

Posted on February 28, 2019

Have you heard the one about someone’s grandson or other relative detained in a gazillion-miles away prison in need of bail money from an unsuspecting… Read More »

Change is needed in how we recycle

Posted on February 21, 2019

We are told the carbon tax will encourage “consumers” to reduce consumption of anything contributing to carbon emissions, but in many cases we have absolutely… Read More »

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