Columnists

Alberta Government has yet to see any major construction being done on the Trans Mountain Pipeline

What Albertans and Canadians want to know is, when will the pipeline be built?

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Pastor Ross resigns from Erskine church

Writes 628th and last article for the Independent

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Albertans deserve to know political values of those seeking power

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Kitchen table talk: Where change starts

Ask yourself what values you’d like others to come away with

  • Jul 15th, 2018

Alberta saddled with a plan until 2024 in which Alberta gets no transfer payments

Liberals ’ snuck in a five-year equalization plan’: MP Sorenson

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Loneliness is prevalent and on the increase

A pet can alleviate loneliness

  • Jun 28th, 2018
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A broken government culture has to change

How could Phoenix Pay System fail

  • Jun 24th, 2018

Crony capitalism can be a form of dependence: MLA

We can become self-reliant without the aid of government

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Cloud lingers over Trans Mountain Pipeline

I remain very skeptical about sunny days ahead: MP

  • Jun 16th, 2018

The failure of social license: MLA

Doing substantial damage to Alberta’s economy

  • Apr 29th, 2018

Life is fragile, none of us are immortal

Advice from the financial coach

  • Apr 28th, 2018

Working Canadians say their standard of living has declined

People blame increased taxes and rising utility costs

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Practice random acts of kindness

And senseless acts of beauty

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

MLA Strankman: We need actions, not platitudes

NDP has the responsibility to represent all Albertans, as do all members of the legislature.

  • Apr 12th, 2018

A pleasant interruption to a busy day

Columnist looks back on memories of her youth

  • Apr 5th, 2018

Albertans prefer self-reliance over government reliance

MLA Rick Strankman says there are no incentives in the NDP budget

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Nicks: What do anger and birth have in common?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

NDP did not disclose their true intentions of creating a tax on everything by way of the carbon tax.

Albertans deserve full disclosure about where government is going

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Stoics, Schopenhauer and the crime epidemic

Hold the criminals responsible; they chose their path


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