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IN THE GARDEN: The summer months

IN THE GARDEN: The summer months

While there is no such thing as a perfect garden, you can maximize yield and beauty by weeding, providing enough water, mulching, and controlling garden pests. You have transplanted your seedlings and planted the rest of your garden.

NELSON: Canada's skies need more competition

Flying WestJet these days is akin to accidentally meeting your first love years later and realizing how much you once had in common. Yet how far you’ve grown apart.
LETTER: St. Albert still supporting Pride

LETTER: St. Albert still supporting Pride

Congratulations and much appreciation go out to the group of people who organized the Pride Picnic in Lion’s Park last Thursday. They did it on short notice and with little money. I would also like to recognize and support the work that the St.
MAYOR in HINDSIGHT: False narrative that the mayor, reeve and councillors are equals

MAYOR in HINDSIGHT: False narrative that the mayor, reeve and councillors are equals

A mayor, reeve and councillors are all called councillors within the Alberta legislation.

Productivity matters for Canada

As a nation, we must return to encouraging, celebrating and rewarding hard work

Plenty to celebrate this Canada Day

Canada Day is happening this Monday. People across the country will gather for concerts, barbecues, fireworks and parties. But what exactly are we celebrating on Canada Day? There’s a lot worth celebrating about Canada, of course.

Builders step up or destroyers will step in

Every month when I prepare to write an opinion piece, my first thought is to go on a rant about any one of many issues that I’m upset about. It is the easiest place to go. I have to choose optimism and hope versus complaining.

Provincial takeover of local government is bad business

The Canadian economy has always been a steady source of national reporting. It’s important news.

MAYOR in HINDSIGHT: Borrowing 101 – who shows up, wins

Borrowing and going into debt is like cocaine for municipal politicians. It provides a short-term high—usually a new shiny building—with consequences in the future, often after the term of office of those who built it.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are EVs really the future?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are EVs really the future?

To the Editor: It is the Canadian government’s wish that by 2035 most of us will be driving electric vehicles (EVs).