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

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

An end to war

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

Franken-Canada

Austere or insincere?

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

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

Alberta’s in tough

It has been a tough two weeks for Albertans.
Reader says federal government doesn’t understand the West’s concerns

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

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

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.
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