Editorials

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:05

Law breakers means enforcement officers kept busy

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It's a sinking feeling: you get your mail and there’s a photo radar ticket from the local police department or worse, the feeling of watching as the red and blue lights of a law enforcement vehicle screams in behind you signalling you to pull over due to the fact there’s a high rate of speed or the vehicle sports a non-functioning tail light.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 15:03

Alberta’s rural landscape is shifting

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Funny how cyclical things can be.

Tobacco smoking remains a significant public health issue in Canada, despite changing public perceptions about the habit and more stringent legislation to control the sale of tobacco products and to discourage smoking.

Thursday, 15 August 2013 08:58

There’s always time for more K.I.S.S.-ing

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“What is K.I.S.S.? K.I.S.S.  stands for “keep it simple stupid.”

It was a fantastic day for those people of Métis heritage on Aug. 3. Residents finally saw the completion and unveiling of a special monument to honour 16 Métis who fought in the First and Second World Wars as well as the Korean War.

Now we know why Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears all of those sweaters — he wants to stay warm while he talks to government officials from the United States.  (Cue: drum rim shot).

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:48

Money, or lack of, can create problems

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Some people presume having money is easier than not having it. There’s likely truth to that saying, but not if you’re the City of Calgary.

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