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On not hitting the ‘pause’ button in the rough times

‘Life is not coming to me ‘in pieces’; it’s unfolding regardless of the emotional rollercoaster of a given day or week’

  • Dec 3, 2020
Damien Kurek

Liberal hyper-spending in focus as debt hits record

Canada’s debt is set to rise over $1 trillion this year, with the deficit reaching nearly $400 billion this fiscal year

  • Dec 3, 2020
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)

Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

Opinion

  • Dec 1, 2020
Aaron Wudrick

Freeland looks to take the federal debt to infinity and beyond

The fall economic statement should worry anyone concerned with Canada’s long-term economic future

  • Dec 1, 2020
Aaron Wudrick
Damien Kurek

COLUMN: MP Damien Kurek on ‘Christmas on the horizon’

Consider making a donation to one of the many local charities, food banks and churches

  • Nov 20, 2020
Damien Kurek
Damien Kurek

COLUMN: We will remember them

In addition to wearing a poppy, consider making a contribution to your local Legion at www.legion.ca

  • Nov 6, 2020
Damien Kurek
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A visit to Spirit's Respite Ranch near Stettler
Remembrance Day in Stettler
Fans support Rebels
Nate

COLUMN: MLA Nate Horner on the Assessment Model Review

The energy industry and municipalities have a mutually dependant relationship on each other’

  • Oct 28, 2020
Nate
Damien Kurek

COLUMN: Local MP Damien Kurek on ensuring that there is a plan for recovery

‘Canadians deserve answers, and the Official Opposition has been there trying to get them.’

  • Oct 23, 2020
Damien Kurek
MP column : ‘Vague, expensive, and Ottawa knows best’

MP column : ‘Vague, expensive, and Ottawa knows best’

‘As the costs for emergency programs continue to add up, Canada is facing the prospect of a fiscal cliff’

  • Sep 25, 2020
MP column : ‘Vague, expensive, and Ottawa knows best’
COLUMN: Commentary on leading a tax-cut led recovery

COLUMN: Commentary on leading a tax-cut led recovery

Pie-in-the-sky, government-directed stimulus is enormously expensive, and simply doesn’t work

  • Sep 24, 2020
COLUMN: Commentary on leading a tax-cut led recovery
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
COLUMN: Brave enough to ask for help

COLUMN: Brave enough to ask for help

‘Your care and concern could save a life. Don’t be afraid to ask someone if they are really alright.’

  • Sep 11, 2020
COLUMN: Brave enough to ask for help
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

Editor of the Pipestone Flyer, Shaela Dansereau
COLUMN: Local MLA Nate Horner provides a fiscal update

COLUMN: Local MLA Nate Horner provides a fiscal update

‘Our approach to that recovery must ensure we are delivering the most efficient government services possible.’

  • Sep 4, 2020
COLUMN: Local MLA Nate Horner provides a fiscal update
COLUMN: Local MP Damien Kurek chats with new Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

COLUMN: Local MP Damien Kurek chats with new Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

‘This past week I had a productive conversation with Mr. O’Toole, and I can say he is already exceeding my expectations.’

  • Aug 28, 2020
COLUMN: Local MP Damien Kurek chats with new Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole
Rediscoveries of life’s good gifts in the challenging seasons

Rediscoveries of life’s good gifts in the challenging seasons

The pain and loneliness of grief can provide a transformative season - if you allow it to

Rediscoveries of life’s good gifts in the challenging seasons
Local MP Damien Kurek responds to Liberals’ decision to prorogue Parliament

Local MP Damien Kurek responds to Liberals’ decision to prorogue Parliament

‘At a time when our nation needed leadership, this Prime Minister and Government have failed.’

  • Aug 18, 2020
Local MP Damien Kurek responds to Liberals’ decision to prorogue Parliament
A mid-summer update from MP Damien Kurek

A mid-summer update from MP Damien Kurek

‘Programs like CERB need a real plan with in-depth detail that would get Canadians back to work’

  • Aug 15, 2020
A mid-summer update from MP Damien Kurek
MP’s column: Reflections on what it means to be a Canadian

MP’s column: Reflections on what it means to be a Canadian

Throughout our history we have seen that time and time again Canadians are up to the task, no matter the odds.

  • Jul 3, 2020
MP’s column: Reflections on what it means to be a Canadian
The continued journey of dealing with profound loss

The continued journey of dealing with profound loss

‘My mother wasn’t just ‘my mom’ - she was a foundational part of who I am.’

The continued journey of dealing with profound loss