Oil prices are dropping, there is uncertainty in the economy, a government was not-so-long ago reeling from scandals involving the former premier, and just recently experienced one of the most shocking occurrences of floor crossings in Alberta politics. One would think this would be a time when Jim Prentice may not be the most popular man at the polls.

Measles cases in three different provinces in Canada and a multi-state measles outbreak in the United States have placed the importance of vaccinating in the spotlight.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:57

Time for a new budget formula

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For the past decade the Alberta government has built budgets based on the price of a barrel of oil.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 14:26

Improving literacy rates would be a win for everyone

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There are a whole bunch of reasons why literacy is important — one of which is so people will pick up newspapers like ours and find a great deal by perusing an ad or learn about something happening in their community through an article by reporter Matthew Liebenberg or one of our editors.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:28

An effective opposition is necessary

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We’re not sure 2014 could have ended with a bigger bang than it did in Alberta.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 06:25

Examples of some big money gone bad

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Governments waste a lot of our money.

All the world is a stage. Maybe more specifically, all the Alberta legislature is a stage.

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