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Richard Froese The provincial election is over [on the newspaper publication date] and results will be official by the end of the week. Voters cast ballots on April 16. Did voters in Alberta elect a new government? Was four years…

Jeff Burgar It’s a familiar story in politics: When all else fails, bash somebody. These days, in Alberta, we never really passed the milepost at “When all else fails”. We went right to “Let’s fire up the big red anger…

I have concerns regarding our current economic challenges in Alberta. Still in a recession and the challenges of job creation, energy investment, pipeline approval and international trade continue to plague us all. More importantly is the “tightening noose around our…

Jeff Burgar You may find yourself in a strange chit chat with a person who never lived or travelled north of Red Deer. We have. More than a few times actually. “So,” half-jokingly one asked, “does anybody live in igloos…

Jeff Burgar Federal and provincial elections bring out many ideas. Yet so far, not much mention of the Alberta old boy’s club of fat cronies. After 42 years of the Conservative dynasty, the number of leeches and porkers sucking the…

Chris Clegg I am fascinated on how much money we spend on garbage. Think about it. We buy a product, then toss what’s left in the trash bin. If you live in a town or city, you usually pay someone…

Jeff Burgar We country folk might be our own worst enemies. This idea came up when hearing the problems some local businesses hoping to attract new people to work for them are having. Now, one can make a huge list…