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Austere or insincere?

Now that we have a budget we’d like to take everybody back to the not-yet-premier Jason Kenney talking about “more money in the pockets of Albertans.
Result Stew

Result Stew

A vote for the environment

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff This week’s column is going to be delving into a story I wrote this week about the Student Vote, an educational exercise that occurs alongside the provincial and federal elections.

Alberta’s in tough

It has been a tough two weeks for Albertans.

Reader says federal government doesn’t understand the West’s concerns

Contrary to the Eastern Media and political so-called experts Western unrest is not all about oil or pipelines. Our agricultural industry and federal government agencies including our court system, are in chaos.

The sky didn't fall

For the last year, reports have been coming in fast, indicating that a surfeit of particularly fragrant skunks has invaded the Westlock area and residents are advised to either take a good, long whiff or leave them be.

Will council walk the talk when it comes to replacing the boardwalk

As many folks read in the Oct. 15 issue of the Barrhead Leader , Town of Barrhead administration and councillors recently decided to demolish the Blue Heron Boardwalk due to safety concerns.

Abortion is not simply about life versus death, says reader

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the ministerial column that appeared in the Oct. 15 edition of the Barrhead Leader, which is titled, Pro-life or Pro What? Rev.

A mixed bag

As you probably heard from the numerous articles and retrospectives dominating the national media last week, Oct. 17 marked the one-year anniversary of the legalization of cannabis.