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A bitter pill

One of the main reasons Albertans voted in the United Conservative Party (UCP) earlier this year was to eliminate the province’s $8.7 billion deficit and pay off the province’s debt, which they estimate will climb to $93 billion by 2023.


Reflecting veteran’s legacy

Lest we forget. We hear these three words all over the country at the events surrounding Remembrance Day and the day itself. So what does that mean? Like many phrases, there are often many meanings.

Crime plan insubstantial

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff Sometimes there is a provincial story that we would like to report on but struggle to “localize” by finding someone in Barrhead that we could speak to about it.

It’s either a full-time job or it isn’t

We were disappointed to learn that Woodlands County councillors approved a 15 percent pay hike during their 2019 budget deliberations.
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Always remember

You can’t even imagine the scene unless you’ve been there.

It is time to make Remembrance Day a true national day of remembrance by making a national stat holiday

Remembrance Day should be a federally mandated statutory holiday. Period. The fact that in 2019 Remembrance Day is not a statutory holiday in every province boggles my mind. Currently, Remembrance Day is only a statutory holiday in B.C.

An end to war

With Halloween now behind us, we now turn our thoughts to a more somber occasion: Remembrance Day.