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COMMENTARY: Rethinking our understanding of mental health and mental illness

Canadians were in a mental health crisis well before the COVID-19 pandemic. But as with many other things, the pandemic served to shine a spotlight on the depth and breadth of this serious issue. 
EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Improved regulation needed for staffing agencies

EDITORIAL: Foreign workers may not be citizens of Canada and it can be easy to ignore a situation, as an essential part of the country’s workforce we owe it to them to lessen the risk and improve regulation against those who try and take advantage.
EDITORIAL: Downloading on municipalities growing concern

EDITORIAL: Downloading on municipalities growing concern

EDITORIAL: Provincial governments across Canada have been steadily offloading costs to local governments in an effort to make their own annual budgets and deficits more amiable to citizens. However, it comes at a cost as the bills for services still need to be paid by someone.
EDITORIAL: Twinning of stretch of highway a necessity

EDITORIAL: Twinning of stretch of highway a necessity

EDITORIAL: Human and wildlife fatalities along the Rocky Mountains stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway happen nearly every weekend each summer, but certain stretches are more deadly than others.
EDITORIAL: Country's history complex, different meaning to people

EDITORIAL: Country's history complex, different meaning to people

Canada Day can be many things for different people and groups.
EDITORIAL: Responsibility ultimately on individuals to lessen human-wildlife conflict

EDITORIAL: Responsibility ultimately on individuals to lessen human-wildlife conflict

The bears are out and about. It’s hard to go more than a few days without seeing a black bear or grizzly bear or seeing a new closure that is limiting people from going to an area of the Bow Valley to avoid potential human-wildlife conflict. While it’s

COMMENTARY: More publishers need fair deal

During the 2021 federal election campaign, several political parties made commitments to introduce news remuneration legislation.
EDITORIAL: Flood risk becoming annual threat

EDITORIAL: Flood risk becoming annual threat

The childhood rhyme of rain, rain, go away is the theme for southern Alberta and the Bow Valley. Consistent rainfalls pelted southern Alberta – including the areas of Banff, Canmore, the Municipal District of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country – that led to flood watches and warnings.

COMMENTARY: We must live within our means

For the sake of our planet and our people, it is time to stop living beyond our means.
EDITORIAL: Kananaskis Conservation Pass will be election issue for region

EDITORIAL: Kananaskis Conservation Pass will be election issue for region

EDITORIAL: The Kananaskis Country Pass is about to become a key political issue for the next provincial election.