Columnists

Are carbohydrates bad?

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

  • Jun 2, 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 13, 2017

A valuable lesson from your computer

SCOTT MCDERMOTT: SYLVAN LAKE NEWS HEALTH AND WELLNESS COLUMNIST

  • Apr 6, 2017
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Pro-Pipeline Convoy
Pro-Pipeline Convoy
Ecole Steffie Woima School Choir
Sacred Massed Choir Concert

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 30, 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 23, 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 16, 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 18, 2015

Rent control would be a disaster for investors

Rent control has been a disaster wherever it’s been tried. But this never stops politicians from suggesting it.

  • Jun 4, 2015

Oil-train derailments expose folly of anti-pipeline movement

Four recent oil-train derailments – two in the United States and two in Canada accompanied by yet another drive-by rhetorical smear

  • Mar 19, 2015