Columnists

Hooray for Doctor Dad

Megan Roth reflects on her first hero: her dad.

  • Jun 17, 2017

Flying Flapjacks! Batman is gone

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

  • Jun 15, 2017

Do you even write bro?

Scott McDermott discusses some of life’s many challenges.

  • Jun 15, 2017
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Thank goodness for obstacles

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

  • Jun 8, 2017

How Wonder Woman, and feminism, has changed

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

  • Jun 8, 2017

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

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