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Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

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Steve Cardinal participates in a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver on Tuesday February 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

Steve Cardinal participates in a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver on Tuesday February 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Mary Ann McColl is Associate Director at the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen’s University. (Queen’s University photo)

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Mary Ann McColl is Associate Director at the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen’s University. (Queen’s University photo)
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COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life

COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life

Life of a Farm Wife column looks at newborn calves and birth

  • Mar 20, 2019
COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life
Graham Parsons, from Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp, reunites with these two young men at a gala in New York City honouring the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp for its partnership with the Ice Hockey in Harlem program. These men were among the first groups that attended the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp. The partnership with Harlem began in 1991. Photo submitted

Sylvan Lake hockey camp recognized in the Big Apple

The hockey camp has helped many young hockey athletes over the years

  • Mar 20, 2019
Graham Parsons, from Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp, reunites with these two young men at a gala in New York City honouring the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp for its partnership with the Ice Hockey in Harlem program. These men were among the first groups that attended the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp. The partnership with Harlem began in 1991. Photo submitted
COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions

COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions

When you’re prepped for spring but it’s March and it’s still cold

COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions
OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’
COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument
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OPINION: MLAs Ron Orr and Jason Nixon comment on Bighorn Country consultations

UCP MLA Jason Nixon penned a letter to Minister Shannon Phillips

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WEB POLL

WEB POLL

Review asks for input

  • Jan 8, 2019
WEB POLL
Ramona Paul, a resident who relies on the Salvation Army Food Bank, said she doesn’t know what she would do without this organization and the generosity the community has shown. (Jordyn Thomson/Western News)

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019
Ramona Paul, a resident who relies on the Salvation Army Food Bank, said she doesn’t know what she would do without this organization and the generosity the community has shown. (Jordyn Thomson/Western News)
OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019
OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived
Merry Christmas, everyone!

Merry Christmas, everyone

Enjoy the holiday!

  • Dec 24, 2018
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Go with beef for Christmas

Go with beef for Christmas

Break from tradition! It’s fun

  • Dec 24, 2018
Go with beef for Christmas

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018
The importance of being needed

The importance of being needed

Processing feedlot calves

  • Oct 31, 2018
The importance of being needed
Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam
Fighting fake news

Fighting fake news

Newspapers face challenges

  • Oct 3, 2018
Fighting fake news
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)
The characters between the lines

The characters between the lines

Remembering newspaper greats!

The characters between the lines