Columns by our columnists
This country just received a bracing environmental wake-up call.
It has led to understandable anger on our West Coast, some very blunt political finger pointing and has shone a light on federal cutbacks, which critics believe endanger some of the most pristine waters and parkland in Canada. […]
The Morinville News understands the importance of volunteers to the vibrancy of our community. That’s why each year we write an article or two to let our readers know it is time to nominate people for the various levels of volunteer awards. It’s why each year we take pictures of the people being recognized and publish them online and in print. It’s why we have chosen to create our an award in memory of one of our greatest volunteers — Paul Krauskopf.
The good news for the body politic in this country is that it is now flying on two wings.
The left side of the political brain has caught up to the right of the political brain and it only took a couple of years. […]
It’s an election year and that means last year’s versions of the two men who are bent on unseating Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are gone.
The 2015 versions of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau are different in both style and message. […]
When it comes to the televised debates of the upcoming federal campaign, the only certainty is that there will be at least one in each official language and that the leaders of Canada’s three main parties will be on stage.
Are we moving into a new era of intolerance in this country?
Intolerance is a strong word, but certainly no more inflammatory than some of the words being bandied about by our politicians in this election year… […]