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Putting political ideals to test in upcoming votes

Party politics within Canada has, for the most part, been consistent, and this is because Canadians, for the most part, are centrist in their political values: we do not want extremist parties with extreme policies, whether this be to the left or the

Too many tricks and not enough treats!

The ghosts and goblins will be haunting local neighbourhoods this evening in search of Halloween goodies.

Community response to racist letter ‘a hopeful sign’

For the last week and a half, one of the main things on St. Albertans’ minds has been the sickening letter that targeted Indigenous resident Katrina Anderson and her family with racist threats.

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court justice a symbol of increasing tensions

This week marked the anniversary of the #Me Too movement. Just a few weeks prior, accused sexual predator Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The pot boileth over

Now that we have been fully informed by Statistics Canada that one in four of us has, at one time or another, smoked marijuana, let us stop bleating about whether the police will be able to detect marijuana-induced, acutely impaired drivers.

Food security, protection a tough chew for feds

In the wake of NAFTA renegotiations, social media has been inundated with calls to “Buy Canadian” to protect our home-front industries, the impetus coming from a fear of the low-quality, hormone-enriched milk that could now flood our food aisles in o

Trudeau shows his true colours with McClintic debacle

Tragically, there would be no ambulance to chase in the hunt for eight-year-old Tori Stafford. By the time her small body was finally found, hidden under a pile of rocks, there was no need to rush to hospital.

What goes down must come up

“The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing.” – Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIV’s Finance Minister Here we go again.

Revolution needed to tackle government overspending

In 1950, the year I was born, the Government of Canada had total revenues of approximately $1 billion and a total debt of also $1 billion.

Now what? When China refuses our refuse

I once wrote a letter to the Gazette pondering a scenario in which each of us had to keep our waste on our own property. Whether it be exhaust fumes, packaging, retired “goods” or excrement, we had to take responsibility for it.