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COLUMN: Overcoming COVID-19 – Damien C. Kurek, M.P. (Battle River-Crowfoot)

‘A crisis is not a time for partisanship; however, a crisis does not mean there should not be accountability’

  • Mar 27, 2020

COLUMN: Canada Safety Council encourages proactivity in COVID-19 containment efforts

‘Prevention is most effective when it’s proactive’

  • Mar 18, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

COVID-19 update from MP Damien Kurek

‘It is important to flatten the curve or simply put, slow down the spread of the virus’

  • Mar 13, 2020

More observations from my journey of grief

As a writer, I find journaling a helpful process in the wake of losing my mom

COLUMN: Recession fears plague economy

The lack of concern expressed by the Liberals in a time where we are facing so much economic adversity is alarming

  • Mar 12, 2020
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COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

More thoughts about the grief journey

Support is invaluable, but walking this road is still a solitary journey

  • Feb 21, 2020

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

Grief: the most painful journey we face

The start of navigating life in the wake of overwhelming loss

  • Feb 3, 2020

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

Column: ‘A Made in Canada Economic Disaster’

Local MP Damien Kurek on the federal government’s fiscal update

  • Jan 16, 2020

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Michael Dawe: Red Deer greeted D-Day with mix of joy and apprehension

Poor weather delayed invasion by a day

  • Jun 6, 2019

I bought their ‘Patriot’ story

Some critics of Gulf War missile say it had zero success rate

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

SNC-Lavalin seems to reflect Quebec political culture

Quebec is only provincial government with permanent corruption inquiry

Does Google spy on our cell phone conversations?

Supporters of tech giants say they would never, ever invade our privacy