Opinion

Canada still has room to grow

In a 1936 speech to the House of Commons, former Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King said, “If some countries have too much history, [Canada] has too much geography.”

Trump manages to unite Canada

You have to give President Donald Trump credit, he has managed to do what no prime minister in recent memory, especially our current one, has been capable of doing. He has unified Canada.

Investment in journalism as a career important

I wrote 12 academic papers between September and April, meaning I put in at least 12 all-nighters. There’s a peacefulness to writing while the sun sleeps; silence is easily come by and nobody is awake to read over my shoulder, least of all my hyperactive inner critic.

Make Nightly at Nine part of your routine

"Eyes on Camrose" is a community awareness program launched by the Camrose Police Service that is taking hold in our community. Citizens recognize that everyone can play a part in keeping our community safe. There are many different ways that people can be involved.

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Nothing acceptable about casual racism

If anyone had the inclination that there is any truth to the myth that racism does not exist in Canada, they have lived with their head in the sand. Or they are part of the problem.

Business Watch group helps monitor crimes

Eyes on Camrose is a community awareness program launched by the Camrose Police Service that is taking hold in our community. Citizens recognize that everyone can play a part in keeping our community safe. There are many different ways that people can be involved.

The Winnipeg Jets’ leadership group, Blake Wheeler, Dustin Byfuglien, and Mark Scheifele, would like to lead the team back into the playoffs after a two-year hiatus. Kevin King/Winnipeg Sun

It's spring time, why am I not happy?

Not many people have the ability to gaze into their own future, but I'm pretty sure I am going to be a crotchety old man sitting on my porch yelling at kids to "Get off my lawn!"

Keep eyes on Camrose with security camera registry

Eyes on Camrose is a community awareness program launched by the Camrose Police Service that is taking hold in our community. Citizens recognize that everyone can play a part in keeping our community safe. There are many different ways that people can be involved.

Rural crime fight needs funding

MP Kevin Sorenson is proposing a study (Motion 167) to investigate, report upon and make recommendations to deal with “root causes” of rural crime.

'Lock it or Lose it' next phase of Eyes on Camrose

"Eyes on Camrose" is a community awareness program launched by the Camrose Police Service that is taking hold in our community. Citizens recognize that everyone can play a part in keeping our community safe. There are many different ways that people can be involved.

Lois Ann Baker/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Jose Rivest at the gun show on Saturday in Long Sault. Rivest is the owner of Rechargement Rivest Reloading and joined a number of other vendors for the first gun show in Long Sault.

Let's be reasonable about gun control

Kevin Sorenson, now you’ve made me angry. I’m used to your columns being nothing more than rants against the government. But your attack on Bill 71 is shameful. We all know that farmers and hunters need guns. No one argues that. But a gun is a tool designed to kill. Any rational person agrees there need to be limits on gun ownership.

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