Opinion

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For the past several weeks, the crisis caused by the shutdown of the XL Foods plant in Brooks and several cases of confirmed E. coli related illness have continued to dominate headlines across the province. 

In September, the port of Coutts processed more than 17,700 vehicles and 12,800 commercial trucks for entry into Canada.

There are still a few days left for voters in Swift Current to decide who they will be supporting in the civic election on Oct. 24.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:17

SC election: Integrated facility process was flawed

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It is very encouraging that we have 11 candidates from which we will choose our council on Oct. 24. Thank you to all who are willing to serve.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:15

McGuinty methods were questionable

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It's been mentioned that once Premier McGuinty lost the support of public servants, teachers, police officers, doctors, administrators and his party's credibility within rural and small-town Ontario his position was doomed. 

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:14

Why is the federal gov't cutting food inspection?

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In June, MP LaVar Payne chose to make significant cuts to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency by voting in favour of the Conservative omnibus budget bill. Liberals voted against these cuts because Canadians deserve to feel confident that their food supply is protected just as our farmers and ranchers deserve safe and stable business.

Thursday, 11 October 2012 09:03

Have a say on how the AB gov’t spends your money

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People in general are an apathetic bunch. It’s a lot easier to stick one’s head in the sand and let the world go by than to get active and involved, but Albertans need to get involved when it comes to government.

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