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Coal mining has been a consistent energy source for hundreds of years: whether fueling something as small as a house stove, to trains to multi-million dollar generators, coal has been a source of employment, relatively inexpensive heart and a pillar of the Canadian economy. It is cheap, simp…

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To say there is political and social turmoil in Alberta would qualify somewhere between a gross understatement and an emphasized “well duh”.

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Here in the Great White North, residents north of the 49th parallel sat in their living rooms, wearing our toques and Team Canada jerseys sipping on our Molson or Timmies, with our bowl of popcorn, feeling pretty smug as we watched a deranged Donald Trump do his best imitation of a spoiled f…

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The issue of drunk driving and people running for political office came up again in Saskatchewan last week as two separate stories regarding candidates and their run-ins with the law.

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The civic and provincial elections are coming up in Saskatchewan. For many people, elections are source of pride and honour as they do their best to help contribute to the wellbeing of their respective communities. 

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It is a scary time in Alberta. There’s constantly negativity in regards to politics on every level; people are losing their jobs, federal assistance funding is running out for others who took it as a way of supplementing themselves when COVID hit and house foreclosures and repossessions of o…

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During the cold war between the former Soviet Union and USA 1947 to 1991, an explosion of sci-fi films filled the movie houses of America. Check out this short documentary on it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBY1_3O6MFc but in post world war 2, patrons had a hunger for aliens, UFOs and art…

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One of the reasons why children’s camps are so successful is that everyone is put on equal footing. Whether you come from an affluent home or a destitute background, the outdoors doesn’t care. Who can adapt, who wants to learn skills not found in the city or maybe even the farm and who will …

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Union wise especially, teachers and those in the health care were always kindred spirits. Joined to together in providing critical service to the public, have strong union presence and generally a respected part of Alberta. Now, it is more of a case of misery loves company.

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Is it getting harder to figure what’s right and wrong today? With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, many challenge the narrative as different rules seem to apply to different people depending on which side of the story you are on. Truth never takes sides and applies to all regardless of your vie…

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The County of Forty Mile NO.8 would like to reach out and publicly relay its support of, and for the need of the HALO air ambulance program that currently services our area here in Southeast Alberta. 

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COVID-19 is a global crisis, and without doubt, requires a global solution.  Whoever gets sick, in any town or country, can transmit the virus to others. The virus highlights our collective interdependence and the profound interconnectedness of our world.

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I am troubled, and quite frankly confused, about the provincial government’s announcement to close and remove many of our parks in Alberta.

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COVID-19 is a global crisis, and without doubt, requires a global solution.  Whoever gets sick, in any town or country, can transmit the virus to others. The virus highlights our collective interdependence and the profound interconnectedness of our world.