Opinion

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 empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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
Stop spreading COVID-19, don’t infect parents and elders, top doctor tells youth

Stop spreading COVID-19, don’t infect parents and elders, top doctor tells youth

The 20-to-39 age group accounts for 60 per cent of recent cases

  • Jul 24, 2020
Stop spreading COVID-19, don’t infect parents and elders, top doctor tells youth
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
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
The Official Opposition will continue stand up to the Liberal Government and their lack of transparency

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
The Official Opposition will continue stand up to the Liberal Government and their lack of transparency
MP’s COLUMN: Seniors during COVID-19 and beyond

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
MP’s COLUMN: Seniors during COVID-19 and beyond
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

VAUGHAN: Ending systemic racism is on everyone

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

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
A view of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort and surroundings near Smithers, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. The trail makes for a bracing hike to Crater Lake (unseen). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020
A view of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort and surroundings near Smithers, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. The trail makes for a bracing hike to Crater Lake (unseen). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
(Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Alberta physician compensation

‘Doctors have agreed that, with the tough economic times, changes need to be made’

(Black Press file photo)
COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability

COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability

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

  • May 8, 2020
COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability
Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor

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

Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express Editor
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

London Drugs: We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong

‘Living simpler includes how we consume and respond to news updates and changes in our lives right now’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: Our continued commitment to help keep residents informed and communities strong