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EDITORIAL: Highway stretch too dangerous to ignore

Yoho National Park has a deadly problem that cannot be overlooked by Ottawa any longer.

COMMENTARY: Food for a healthy planet and healthy people

COMMENTARY: Agricultural land covers 40 per cent of the global land mass and food production accounts for up to 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Now more than ever, we have to pay attention to how we eat in order to keep ourselves and our planet healthy.
EDITORIAL: Up to everyone to use paths, trails respectfully

EDITORIAL: Up to everyone to use paths, trails respectfully

As the towns of Banff and Canmore have prioritized more active modes of transit, a new battle is taking place among some residents and visitors. Who has priority on the paths and/or trails and is it possible to simply share them and be respectful of one another?
EDITORIAL: Management plan needs bold leadership; community, visitor buy in

EDITORIAL: Management plan needs bold leadership; community, visitor buy in

EDITORIAL: The guiding document for Banff National Park is in. And a priority on getting people from point A to point B in more sustainable and environmentally prudent methods will be a driving force in what serves as the direction for the popular national park for the coming decade and beyond.

COMMENTARY: Cleaning up our act on plastic pollution

They are convenient, inexpensive and versatile but plastics are harming our health and our planet. Recognizing the damaging effects of plastic pollution, the federal government recently announced regulations limiting single-use plastics. But they do not go far enough to protect human health or ensure environmental sustainability.
EDITORIAL: UCP push for provincial police service poor planning, waste of resources

EDITORIAL: UCP push for provincial police service poor planning, waste of resources

Despite receiving pushback from countless organizations, municipalities and associations, the UCP is full steam ahead with bringing in a provincial police force.
EDITORIAL: Province needs to address rental issues

EDITORIAL: Province needs to address rental issues

Similar to British Columbia and Ontario, where rents for the majority of rental units can only be increased by a specific percentage each year, Alberta needs to have a system in place to protect tenants.
EDITORIAL: Words are meaningful, impactful

EDITORIAL: Words are meaningful, impactful

EDITORIAL: The words that were written will not be forgotten, but they can be forgiven, though not without time, actions and understanding.
EDITORIAL: COVID-19 still a risk, despite now being an afterthought

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 still a risk, despite now being an afterthought

EDITORIAL: As large events have returned for the first time in two years, people are embracing the chance to reconnect to entertainment events and explore communities.