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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 »

Step toward an electric future?

Posted on February 14, 2019

Electric vehicles are still a long way from outnumbering traditional gas-powered automobiles, but a key step toward that possible future was taken recently in southern… Read More »

Pondering U.S. undocumented immigration and climate change in 2019

Posted on February 7, 2019

Here’s some food for thought in these troubled times. It seems two topics are on the minds of many North Americans in 2019 — immigration… Read More »

Be elective, be, be elective

Posted on January 24, 2019

Two elections are on tap in 2019 — provincially and federally. That means Albertans will be heading to the polls in the spring and later… Read More »

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