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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.

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