Opinion

Takhar: Literacy: the life skill needed to succeed

Takhar: Literacy: the life skill needed to succeed

Brynne Takhar is a Grade 12 student at H.J. Cody School and writes a monthly column for the paper

  • Feb 28, 2019
Takhar: Literacy: the life skill needed to succeed
McDermott: Building Bubbles

McDermott: Building Bubbles

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and wellness

McDermott: Building Bubbles
OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’
Chocolate and Novels: For What Ails You in February

Chocolate and Novels: For What Ails You in February

Caroline Vandreil’s monthly column reviewing a recent read.

Chocolate and Novels: For What Ails You in February
COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument
Takhar: Exam season is upon us

Takhar: Exam season is upon us

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

Takhar: Exam season is upon us
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OPINION: MLAs Ron Orr and Jason Nixon comment on Bighorn Country consultations

UCP MLA Jason Nixon penned a letter to Minister Shannon Phillips

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Ramona Paul, a resident who relies on the Salvation Army Food Bank, said she doesn’t know what she would do without this organization and the generosity the community has shown. (Jordyn Thomson/Western News)

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019
Ramona Paul, a resident who relies on the Salvation Army Food Bank, said she doesn’t know what she would do without this organization and the generosity the community has shown. (Jordyn Thomson/Western News)
OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019
OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived
The Season of Advent

The Season of Advent

This week’s Faith Column is submitted by Darrel Hilman

  • Dec 6, 2018
The Season of Advent

Lest we forget

The importance of Remembrance Day

  • Nov 5, 2018
Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam

Fraudsters pretend to book your business, then rip you off on your credit card

Local businesses should beware the ‘overpay’ scam
OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners
OPINION: Newspapers Matter

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

A column written by the publisher of the Biggar Independant for National Newspaper week

  • Oct 2, 2018
OPINION: Newspapers Matter
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
Bob Cox, the chair of the board at News Media Canada, writes about the need for in-depth, credible, independent reporting done by trusted news sources. (File)
McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?
Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018
Jock Finlayson, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia. (Submitted)
Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Caroline Vandriel’s monthly book review

Vandriel: Creepy Cool
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018
COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?