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Ten-year war leaves profound legacy

Ten years, 153 dead soldiers and four dead civilians later, Canadian troops are taking their final exit from the battlefield of Afghanistan, ending our military's longest war deployment in history.

Youth hockey must be safe

The debate over whether youth hockey should or shouldn't be made less physical has been raging in Canada for many years, with recent high-profile injuries among NHL stars only serving to ramp up the questions and the controversy.

Responsible driving up to drivers

With the province's new distracted driving law set to come into effect this summer, West Central Alberta drivers who prefer to keep less than their entire attention on the road will soon have some big choices to make.

Animal activists createinsufferable royal pain

It was wet and soggy but the 51st annual Innisfail Daines Ranch Rodeo was another great success, as fine a celebration of western Canadian culture that can be found anywhere. And now rodeo fans are gearing up for the Calgary Stampede.

Animal activists create insufferable royal pain

It was wet and soggy but the 51st annual Innisfail Daines Ranch Rodeo was another great success, as fine a celebration of western Canadian culture that can be found anywhere. And now rodeo fans are gearing up for the Calgary Stampede.

Thanks to the troops

As the combat mission in Afghanistan transitions into other military activities, The Royal Canadian Legion would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to those servicemen and women, and their families, who have served with distinction and sacrificed on b

Wikileaks breaks Alberta scandal

Wikileaks has recently released messages from Ottawa to Washington from 2003 and 2008. In these leaked cables, the feds are offering to export power south of the border. In 2009, the province passed several controversial pieces of legislation.

New premier should make education pledge

News that the completion rate for students in Alberta high schools is on the rise is great news for students, their parents and for the province as a whole. The provincial rate of completion increased from 71.5 per cent in 2009 to 72.

New premier should make education pledge

News that the completion rate for students in Alberta high schools is on the rise is great news for students, their parents and for the province as a whole. The provincial rate of completion increased from 71.5 per cent in 2009 to 72.

Health-care inquiry would be good for Alberta

Allegations that provincial Tory insiders, including at least one Conservative MLA, used their positions of authority and influence to get preferential medical care for themselves and their friends raises a very strong case for a public inquiry.