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EDITORIAL: Government failing to help veterans

EDITORIAL: Government failing to help veterans

The Canadian government has a long history of failing its veterans. Regardless of the government of the day, the ability to address homelessness, addiction issues and suicide among veterans and active service personnel has been shameful. In the past 10
COMMENTARY: A light on the darkness

COMMENTARY: A light on the darkness

Sometime in the late 1990s, my grandmother and her husband were clearing out some things, and my Dad acquired a Nazi flag that John had brought back from the Second World War.
EDITORIAL: Municipal budgets feature tough decisions for new councils

EDITORIAL: Municipal budgets feature tough decisions for new councils

Newly elected municipal councils will have its first important task less than a month on the job. Meeting, deciding and finalizing the annual budget. It can be dry, feature long and monotonous hours, multiple presentations and often end with tough
EDITORIAL: Tourism slowly recovering, but long road ahead

EDITORIAL: Tourism slowly recovering, but long road ahead

One of the most heavily impacted employment sectors in the COVID-19 pandemic has been tourism-related businesses. With the sector one of the biggest – if not the largest – in the Bow Valley, the region has felt the pressure as some businesses have
EDITORIAL: Quick learning curve for new councils

EDITORIAL: Quick learning curve for new councils

Residents of the Bow Valley now have a better idea of the municipal political picture for the next four years. Following Monday’s (Oct. 18) municipal election, the council horseshoes of local governments have been established after the ballots were

COMMENTARY: Time to act on online harassment

Canadians rely on their newspapers and news media to be their trusted sources of information, helping them make informed choices and holding people and institutions, including governments and corporations, accountable. Canada’s news publishers, who

COMMENTARY: Help wanted in hospitality industry

According to Statistics Canada, the number of unfilled hospitality jobs in Canada have almost doubled since before the pandemic. How can we reconcile the labour shortage lamented by the hospitality sector with high unemployment rates across the country? 
Time to Act on Online Harassment

Time to Act on Online Harassment

Canadians rely on their newspapers and news media to be their trusted sources of information, helping them make informed choices and holding people and institutions, including governments and corporations, accountable.

COMMENTARY: The importance of housing partnerships

In a market where the average price of a single-family home is well over $1,000,000.
EDITORIAL: Informed electorate necessary in selecting council members

EDITORIAL: Informed electorate necessary in selecting council members

Municipal voters will have their say on who they wish to have represent them for the next four years when it comes to local decisions. The Oct. 18 municipal election will allow voters to see who will round out their local councils and be at the table