Columnists

Nerd Talk: Hello Doctor

The new lead actor for the BBC hit “Doctor Who” was announced on Sunday

It only takes four minutes

Scott McDermott discusses the improtance of four minutes while working out

Nerd Talk: How to make a great villain, staring Michael Keaton

Michale Keaton stars as Vulture in Spider-man: Homecoming and nails it.

News Talk – Harry Potter, 20 years later and still awesome

The Harry Potter series celebrated it’s 20th anniversary on June 27.

Participaction all over again

Scott McDermott discusses Participaction and new initiatives to encourage fitness.

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Opinion: Unlocking fees, begone

Praise for the latest CRTC decision

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Hooray for Doctor Dad

Megan Roth reflects on her first hero: her dad.

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Flying Flapjacks! Batman is gone

Megan Roth discusses the meaning of Adam West’s legacy to her.

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Do you even write bro?

Scott McDermott discusses some of life’s many challenges.

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Thank goodness for obstacles

Scott McDermott discusses the inevitability of setbacks in life - and how you can use them to your advantage.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

How Wonder Woman, and feminism, has changed

Megan Roth discusses how Wonder Woman has changed, and the cultural implications of those changes.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Are carbohydrates bad?

Columnist Scott McDermott discusses nutrition - and debunks some common misconceptions.

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Sylvan Lake News Editor makes his way to Alberta from Saskatchewan

The new editor of the Eckville Echo and Sylvan Lake News introduces himself.

  • Apr 13th, 2017

A valuable lesson from your computer

SCOTT MCDERMOTT: SYLVAN LAKE NEWS HEALTH AND WELLNESS COLUMNIST

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Resolutions don’t work!

Here’s the kicker. Nothing works, you make things work. This is the biggest truth I can share with you.

Premiers must make up their minds on energy

Canada’s premiers concluded their most recent meetings last week with the release of Canada’s Energy Strategy.

  • Jul 30th, 2015

Not the time for Brad Wall to play western alienation card

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall suggested last week that equalization dollars should be sent to Ontario and Quebec in a pipeline.

  • Jul 23rd, 2015

Alberta is a wealthy province, but is it a happy one?

There are stereotypes about every province in Canada. Some of these are bang on and even those that miss the mark are often all in good fun.

  • Jul 16th, 2015

Aging in the right place is what seniors need

A shift in thinking on seniors’ care issues is taking place across the country. Government leaders are taking notice.

  • Jun 18th, 2015