Opinion

Rimbey’s merchants cross everyone off the Christmas list

This week Rimbey will be hosting it’s first ever Rimbey’s Main Street…

Jack Buckby

Nuclear fusion could solve our energy and environmental problems

Well beyond the possibility of uniting climate skeptics and green activists, nuclear fusion could generated millions of jobs globally

Mark Milke

Oil and gas extraction sector contributes $53B to federal finances

Alberta’s total gross fiscal contributions totalled almost $561 billion between 2007 and 2019

Emily Jaycox editorial

OPINION: Finding your centre in troubled times

My ‘bucket list’ is short, and only half imagined with as-of-yet un-penned…

Emily Jaycox editorial
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is senior director of the agri-food analytics lab and a professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University.

Climate change creating a new normal for farmers

COP26 is just around the corner – the 26th United Nations climate…

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is senior director of the agri-food analytics lab and a professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University.

I’m not opposed to opposition

I’m opposed to the threats and name calling

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking Small…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
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Reducing red tape saves time, money for Alberta small businesses

There is nothing small about small business. Making up 99 per cent…

  • Oct 21, 2021
Local store graphic, no date, Pixabay
Alexandre Massaux

Canada’s crippled tourism industry must be revived

The impact of COVID on tourism is more significant than that of 9/11, SARS and the 2008 economic crisis combined

  • Oct 6, 2021
Alexandre Massaux

Canadian oil and gas sector has huge impact in U.S.

Canadians have a significant stake in the United States oil and gas industry

  • Sep 28, 2021
Editor for the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau

OPINION: How the times have changed

Protestors in front of hospitals should be removed and charged under Bill 1.

Editor for the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau
Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo

Hard lessons and awkward truths from Canada’s 44th federal election

By Bruce Cameron, Black Press Political Columnist Now that we are “back…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Community news-hawks, I call you to action!

Let me know all the news that is the news across the city

  • Sep 21, 2021

To the farmers – we salute you

It’s not an easy gig you’ve got

  • Sep 20, 2021
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

I work at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, here’s what people ask when getting their shot

By Ehsan Misaghi, Clinician-Scientist Trainee, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Faculty…

Interior Health nurses were administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors and care aides in Kelowna on Tuesday, March 16. In Salmon Arm on March 11, guests, staff and support personnel at the Salvation Army’s Lighthouse Shelter at McGuire Lake were vaccinated. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

Elliott: ‘We can all learn from her courage’: Simone Biles not alone in mental health struggle

It’s worth paying attention to people who best understand what Olympic gymnastic star is confronting

Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)
(Phil McLachlan – Western News)

We can’t predict the next wildfire disaster – but we can plan for it

Twenty years ago, there were no national statistics on wildfire evacuations

(Phil McLachlan – Western News)
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Apple’s Siri is no longer a woman by default, but is this really a win for feminism?

Users must now choose between two male and two female voices when enabling the voice assistant

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)