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Social purpose sector should be an election issue

Canadians will elect a new House of Commons on Oct. 21. We’ve already seen the political parties and their leaders staking out positions on an array of fundamental issues.

Albertans want confidence in justice system

The NDP stooped to a new low last week when they targeted the UCP’s commitment to review funding for rural policing.

Police funding changes create financial uncertainty

The proposed restructuring of the provincial government’s model to provide police funding throughout Alberta has stirred up some concern from local elected officials.

Recent cancer breakthroughs remarkable achievements

Breaking headlines about major advancements in treating numerous types of cancer came on the heels of the recent Terry Fox Run and the Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Decision to vote against borrowing bylaw explained

Decision to vote against borrowing bylaw explained

By Heather Ryan As is reported elsewhere in the Albertan, earlier Olds town council passed a bylaw to borrow $10.
National leaders show their Quebec-face in TVA debate

National leaders show their Quebec-face in TVA debate

Vaping a dangerous game

Vaping and vaping deaths have been in the news recently. Over the past few months there has been at least 19 deaths in the United States that can be linked to the electronic cigarettes also known as vaping. A "vaper" or electronic cigarette, a.k.a.

Boy, I hope I'm wrong. I really do.

I hope I'm wrong. I hope the vast overwhelming majority of scientists around the world who are convinced by all the data that indicates a rapid acceleration to a natural warming cycle that will destabilize the world as we know it, are wrong.

Newspaper carriers accept the challenge

If you live in Olds, Bowden, Didsbury or Carstairs chances are your newspaper was delivered by a carrier. Our delivery force offers a vital service in a timely, efficient manner. We have carriers of all ages and all walks of life.

I hope I'm wrong

I hope I'm wrong. I hope the vast overwhelming majority of scientists around the world who are convinced by all the data that indicates a rapid acceleration to a natural warming cycle that will destabilize the world as we know it, are wrong.