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Men will be boys

Hall Pass: two and a half stars Rated: R for coarse language, nudity, and mature subject matter A recent survey taken by MSNBC.com shows that one in five, or 22 per cent of people in a monogamous relationship have cheated on their current partner.

Victim support program is money well spent

Criminal cases in Canada, including in West Central Alberta, usually boil down to a battle between Crown prosecutors and the accused and his or her lawyer, with each side arguing the merits of their respective positions before a judge or judge and ju

Apology wanted from MP

On Feb. 28 Jason Kenney, Canadian Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism apologized to the House of Commons. “This is very serious and unacceptable,” said Kenney’s spokesman Alykhan Velshi.

Internet security an ongoing job for all stakeholders

With new and improved Internet communication devices coming into common use seemingly every other day, the use of the web in everyday life has never been more widespread in communities everywhere.

Libya has impact on Alberta oil prices

It's been a wild week for crude oil prices and, as always in periods of dramatic price gyrations, the inevitable question comes up: where are oil prices going? With West Texas Intermediate (WTI) hitting US$100 per barrel this week on the North Americ

Minimum wages don't help the poor

In 2010, seven provinces increased the minimum wage. An eighth province, British Columbia, is likely to do so later this year.

Internet security an ongoing job for all stakeholders

With new and improved Internet communication devices coming into common use seemingly every other day, the use of the web in everyday life has never been more widespread in communities everywhere.

Will Canada be trapped inside the fortress North America?

Canadians should be concerned that the Harper government's perimeter security talks with the United States might leave Canada trapped inside a U.S.-dominated "Fortress North America.

The cost of a greying population

It all happened so fast. Even before my birthday, a letter from Service Canada stated, “Your Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension has been approved.

Cabinet tour addressed Bill 36 and 19

Last spring, members of our premier’s cabinet visited communities across the province to hear directly from Albertans. The tours were so successful that we decided to repeat the experience again this winter.