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Opinion

'Tis the season for supporting community

There have been some significant changes this year to the Bow Valley’s various campaigns to support community members during the holidays.

Tourism and climate change a strange mix

The issue of climate change is exhausting and overwhelming for many people, and especially those living on landscapes that are at a higher risk from its effects like the Bow Valley.

Stoney Nakoda residents deserve better

We really have to question the priorities of the elected officials for Stoney Nakoda.

Suite winds of change blow into Canmore

The time has come for the community of Canmore to have a serious conversation around suites.

Tourism based communities still need help

Well, there you have it. As a result of a plebiscite in Calgary this week, the efforts to bid for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is dead in the water.

Veterans deserve better mental health supports

As Canadians and residents of the Bow Valley we have a long history of supporting veterans who return home from war with physical injuries.

Olympic bid a spectacle in and of itself

Anyone who has been trying to follow the Olympic funding drama unfold over the past few days has probably found it difficult to keep up and we don’t blame you.

Olympic decision not an easy one

C anmore and Calgary are poised at a crossroads, about to make one of the biggest decisions elected officials in either community have had to make in a generation. Hosting a $5.

Cannabis debate will not end with legalization

The legalization of recreational cannabis may be a watershed moment in Canadian history, but don’t expect it to end the discussion. As Canadians adjust to the new law of the land, there will be plenty more debate about how this will affect society.

If you build it, they will come

When the Rocky Mountain Outlook began publishing a free weekly community newspaper in September 2001, its founders were well aware that journalism was essential to the functioning of a strong democratic society.