Editorials

The pages on the calendar seem to be flying by faster and faster each year. It’s already almost July, half the year is over, and milestones have been marked this past week with the final days of secondary school completed, the arrival of Frontier Days in Swift Current — a sure mark of summer — and now Canada Day soon to be come and gone just one short day from the writing of this editorial.

When the Alberta NDP ‘crushed’ the right-dominant Alberta political landscape May 2015, many expected it be a one-hit wonder. It was a hard lesson for the Progressive Conservatives who got fat and sassy living off the laurels of Peter Lougheed and Ralph Klein.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 13:22

A detestable spin to federal politics

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For two decades, I have voiced my concerns about all governments vapidly lacking response to our ever growing number of seniors and their needs.

Some of the more flamboyant and high-profile elected politicians sometimes just don’t get it.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:50

Bassano long term care situation disconcerting

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Concern over health care and social issues are supposed to be a trademark of the provincial NDP government.

Their faces range from infancy to youthful to adult and seniors. There are family portraits, vacation pictures, and high-school graduation shots.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 10:14

It’s time to take radon seriously

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No one likes “big brother” looking out for our every whim and need, but one area where some additional government regulation could be good is around radon.

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