Columnists

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

DANSEREAU: A statue is not history

Opinion: A statue is not history

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 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

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

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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

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

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

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 Official Opposition will continue stand up to the Liberal Government and their lack of transparency

Democracy cannot take a back seat because there is a pandemic

  • Jun 19, 2020

MP’s COLUMN: Seniors during COVID-19 and beyond

‘COVID-19 has disproportionately affected seniors and has exposed the gaps in the care and supports that seniors need’

  • Jun 5, 2020

VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone

Privilege in society cannot come at the expense of of our neighbours

COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability

‘Instead of targeting law-abiding Canadians, the Government should be prioritizing law enforcement’

  • May 8, 2020

VAUGHAN: Hairstylists and barbers shouldn’t be in phase one of Alberta relaunch plan

Impossibility of social distancing means more government protocols, access to PPE needed

Local MP Damien Kurek on accountability and COVID-19

‘Technology can be a great asset, but the importance of in-person Parliamentary sittings and the accountability it instills is essential’

  • Apr 24, 2020

Remembering the construction of the original Content Bridge

Creamery business boomed with the completion of the bridge

  • Apr 8, 2020

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

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