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Take action in the world of control

The World of Control is all about assumption. I was taught the definition of democracy was, ‘Of the people, for the people, by the people.

Emergency preparedness everyone's business

After a long, cold winter in West Central Alberta, residents are no doubt glad to be outside, getting some much-needed spring cleaning underway, preparing lawns and yards for summertime fun, or just enjoying anything but snow and ice.

Momentum needed for Green initiative

Last Thursday, perhaps unnoticed by many in Innisfail, there was a diminutive but formidable green army out on the streets to make our good Earth a better place. They came from St.

A circus film that is endearing and full of charm

Water for Elephants: three stars Rated: PG-13 for mature subject matter There’s something timeless about a love story that focuses on a beautiful bareback horse rider and a young man who runs away and joins the circus.

Teachers heart of education system

Education plays a huge role in our society and we all know how important teachers are to our education system. In Alberta, we are fortunate to have one of the best education systems in the world and also some of the best teachers.

Dreaming big with Will and Kate

With election fever over it is time to turn a page on our enthusiasms for all things Canadian.

No excuses for Penhold flooding

What? Another town built upon a flood plain? For thousands of years Waskasoo Creek and it's flood plain have periodically flooded when conditions were right.

Foundation grateful for support

On behalf of all the students, staff and parents at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS), the Education Foundation wishes to thank all those supported our 1st Birthday Party on April 19.

Election campaign plays out as predicted

With the 2011 federal election coming to a close on May 2, Canadians can't perhaps be faulted for looking back on this the fourth national campaign in seven years with a sense of dissatisfaction and disillusionment.

Big business will dictate a Tory government

Anyone who had taken the trouble to attend the recent election forum in Red Deer would have been rewarded by a debate that was a microcosm of the political parties.