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Editorial

Budget update proves Trudeau isn’t serious about federal finances

Posted on November 30, 2023

Taxpayers should brace for impact based on the finance minister’s latest projections. Interest charges on the federal debt will go from $47 billion this year… Read More »

Alberta Parents’ Union fights for the right to know

Posted on November 24, 2023

In a nation united by shared values and divided by conflicting ones, a debate over the curriculum in public education simmers on the stovetop. It’s… Read More »

Smith’s plans to disband AHS is engineering chaos

Posted on November 16, 2023

The recent news of the UCP’s plans to disband Alberta Health Services (AHS), effectively shattering the organization into four factions, has re-ignited the discourse surrounding… Read More »

Trudeau blinks, suspends carbon tax on home heating in Atlantic Canada

Posted on November 9, 2023

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just gave Western Canada another punch in the face. The good news is that Trudeau is suspending his carbon tax on… Read More »

Urban containment policies driving up land values and housing costs

Posted on November 2, 2023

Canada has a severe and intractable housing crisis that could become existential for the middle class, eroding the standard of living. Our new Demographia Housing… Read More »

The real people behind the press

Posted on October 26, 2023

It’s no secret that thousands of news stories are published in Canada each day. From local community features to national breaking news stories, the people… Read More »

Fair trade products gain recognition despite price premiums

Posted on October 19, 2023

October is Fair Trade Month, a period dedicated to spotlighting fair-trade products, even amid the backdrop of escalating food costs. This naturally raises the question:… Read More »

Alberta’s pension plan proposal has a BREXIT-like stink to it

Posted on October 12, 2023

Few things in this world are more tempting to a politician than $334 billion. And it seems that Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is going for… Read More »

Local journalism deserves your support

Posted on October 5, 2023

Every week about 30 million newspapers are delivered across Canada. More than four out of five people in Canada read newspaper content each week. Why… Read More »

We tell the stories that matter to you

Posted on September 28, 2023

Main Street has changed. There was a time when you could find just about everything needed at a locally-owned shop. If it didn’t have exactly… Read More »

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