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Notley will pay price for trusting Trudeau

Each and every time Premier Rachel Notley listens to Justin Trudeau’s latest monotonous mantra about how he is steadfastly protecting Canadian jobs she must feel decidedly nauseous.

Pass the tequila, Sheila

Sheila Copps, former deputy prime minister in the Chretien government, has become the mouthpiece for the Liberal Party judging from her many Opinion columns in the Hill Times during the last month.

No let-up in holding prime minister’s feet to the fire

In the USA, Democrats in the House of Representatives are desperately struggling to prove that President Donald Trump has engaged in the obstruction of justice.

Poverty profile

There is currently a small committee in St. Albert who is looking into the issue of poverty and its impact on the residents of St. Albert.

Is it time to redo Confederation?

Lots of things aren’t going Alberta’s way right now. There was the Northern Gateway pipeline to B.C. proposal killed by the federal government, and the Energy East pipeline to New Brunswick killed by Quebec and the feds.

Donald vs. Justin

Not long ago, we Canadians mocked our American friends for electing The Donald.

Race to lead Alberta will be no walk in the park

As required by provincial law, Alberta will hold a provincial election sometime between March and May.

Separating art from artist

Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld died on Feb. 19 at the age of 85. He was described in a New York Times Style Magazine profile as “maddening and brilliant.” Others, however, have described him much more harshly.

The pitfalls of legalized marijuana

To paraphrase Charles Dickens – it is the best of times; it is the worst of times. It is a winter of some despair. 2019 begins with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s embarrassing handling of the SNC-Lavalin portfolio. Could it be that Mr.

Someone needs to do more homework on the new curriculum

Someone very recently stated that Alberta needs a curriculum that “is focused on essential knowledge and skills, not political agendas and failed teaching fads.