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Is it time to cut Canada's ties toHouse of Windsor?

April's Royal wedding was an event that one might have expected to ignite a discussion about the monarchy's relevance to Canada. Unfortunately, the bride's dress received more media attention than the constitutional status of the House of Windsor.

Community safety a priority for government

By now, all Albertans, I am sure, are aware of the forest fires that devastated the Slave Lake community and many parts of northern Alberta. Along with our Premier, I toured the area and saw first-hand the devastation in the community.

Bill 34 allows government to help itself to pore spaces

Theft Solved I woke up last week on Monday to discover a serious theft of my families and neighbors belongings. Upon looking at my land it was was discovered that the pore spaces were missing.

Water safety should be everyone's business

The upcoming Victoria Day long weekend is traditionally a time when families start heading for local lakes and rivers to get in some much needed recreation after the long winter months.

Targeting youth iswrong and unjust

Citizens who walk or drive eastbound on 49 Street to 50 Avenue will surely notice the graffiti inscription on the east wall of the library that asks the question, "So what exactly is the curfew for?" We are not sure if the graffiti's author was wonde

A furiously bad film

Fast Five: one and a half stars Rated: PG-13 for violence, language and mature subject matter If I’m being honest, I have only ever seen the first Fast and the Furious movie in its entirety.

Glad I got to know you Innisfail

This is it for me. I’m out of here. I’m moving on. But what a nice time I had. And to think there was a time I thought I would never ever allow myself to be smitten by Innisfail. Well, consider me smitten. Honestly.

Questioning levels of power on municipal councils

When we had the last election for city council no one said that Innisfail was a hotbed of municipal crime.

Federal government should work on deficit reduction

Now that the federal election is over, it’s time for the Canadian government to act on reducing the deficit, working towards a balanced budget and eventually paying off the debt.

Harper's majorityis a unity recipe

Canada is a different country today. There is a new order. Canadians have stability. Perhaps not cast in iron for the long term but it is there for a bold new moment at least. At last on the federal level we have a majority government.