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Peter Downing, the man pushing Wexit Canada, the federal branch of the Western Canada Sovereignty Movement, maybe becoming an important figure in Alberta politics.

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When Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields he couldn’t have dreamed what significance the poppy would become or even how it is used in helping Canadians remember and honour fallen soldiers or pay tribute to those who live in our communities.

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The examination of the regionalizing County of Newell, Town of Bassano and the City of Brooks under one umbrella has died as the Regional Working Group made up up of representatives from the aforementioned municipalities. 

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Unless you were actually there, no one truly knows yet what exactly happened to start the physical altercation at the Quest for the Cup three-on-three tournament in Lethbridge last weekend.

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One of the life lessons which seems to being repeated as one hits middle age is ensuring you tell those you care about and love how you really feel about them…before it’s too late. 

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Political cynicism is rampant these days. Not because of the annual jokes of politicians working hard attending barbecues, flipping pancakes or going to various community celebrations. Other than time behind a griddle, the perception of politicians is that there are particularly conspicuous …

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Just as I was about to write this, the federal Liberals, totally void of any remorsefulness, announced that a whitewashed Gerald Butts was back in the fold. I’ve maintained all along that Butts has never left the scene. I make that observation due to the Liberals continued devious, irrationa…

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It is easy to jump on the bandwagon of bashing Justin Trudeau, but unfortunately for the federal Liberal Party strategists who are the faceless, nameless people actually running the country, the current prime minister is giving critics the keys and open back gate to that wagon. 

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Some issues deserve to be given more exposure than others. I am about to name several that should be of considerable interest to you.

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Given one expensive mess after the other in Ontario and B.C. and the blown billions in Ottawa; I doubt it. One would think the repetitive, ubiquitous, oppressing behaviour should be a clue toward failed expectations for the less than 40% of Canadians who voted them into power, which they han…

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While there is plenty of room for change for the good in the new year; it’s the bad that concerns me most!  

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As Christians and many close to them lurch from Halloween to Black Friday to Christmas, the large majority stagger reluctantly into the last phase of the mad rush. Yes, the mad rush to spend money we can’t afford to buy things we really don’t need, combined with the insane participation of t…

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Friend, coach, colleague, mentor, coffee buddy. No matter how one knew Bow Island's Fred Mellen, they were guaranteed of being left with a lasting impression, a learning experience, and most likely, a few hearty laughs.

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THE MELEE IN MALI: Prime Minsiter Justin Trudeau’s contrived, intuitive pipe dream to possibly snag a seat on the dysfunctional U.N. Security Council is shameful! He has sent Canadian troops into the out of control area of Mali.

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As the painful, thoughtless, ill conceived refugee crisis plunges deeper and deeper into an expensive black hole that the Liberals cannot in any way rationalize, everyone suffers the consequences.

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If there is something about left wingers that is constant and predictable its their irksome, unbridled  assumption that they know what is best for everyone. Their odious, short-sightedness perpetuates a babel of manipulated insults, given with little thought of the consequences.

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I must speculate that while our prime minister is traveling the world and doing town hall meetings across Canada, that he finds that much more to his liking than spending some time in parliament or actually governing our country.

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The Trudeau government has once again introduced legislation that will hurt Canadian companies while helping their foreign competitors.Prime Minister Trudeau’s latest move is not only hurtful to everyone who works in the oil and gas industry, it’s harmful to all the tax-paying companies and …

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What a better world we would have, if all politicians were subject to a minimum 70% mark on an economics exam ‘before” they could run for office.  Item number one, completely read Sylvia Nasar’s book titled “Grand Pursuit.”

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Our world is awash in an absurd, malicious, nebulous disparage, totally lacking apathy. Despots and dummies grapple with reality.