Editorials

When I was 15, the last play of my minor sports career was me getting decked by a taller hockey player who knocked me out cold after I tried to run him over the boards in my small town rink in Saskatchewan.

Somewhere, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has to be smiling, at least a little bit.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:47

Premier Brad Wall not yet ready to leap

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Last week’s throne speech to start the first session of the 28th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was for the most part without any surprises, but with one puzzling exception.

Forget the Bandits hockey team and their national championship run being the feel good story for the small Alberta city of Brooks so far for 2016.

In watching the terrifying images coming from Fort McMurray Tuesday night, it was absolutely heartbreaking to see people flee their homes, businesses and, in reality, their lives.

Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:03

Time for the old boys clubs to go

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Just lately, a superfluous spate of serious denunciations have surfaced, all of which involve “the old boys’ club”  in some way.

Alberta’s New Democrats are going to have to take a lesson from the ducks. Like water off a duck’s back, they are going to have to grow thick skins the next three years as they face mounting criticisms.

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