Columns by our columnists
Can a revolution repeat itself twice in five months? Or is lightning in a bottle, by its very nature, captured but once?
That is the political question in Alberta in this federal election, but the fact that any questions are being asked in Alberta during a federal campaign is news in itself.
The pursuits of summer have great rewards: Vitamin D absorbed in abundance, exercise in the fresh air, the produce of the garden, and the satisfaction of seeing a lot of jobs done. The downside is a frequently occurring complaint after all these activities. From the pain of a sunburn or a sting from an insect to the sore aching muscles and joints after physical exercise inflammation is the immediate result of many of these activities. […]
Well, the publisher of this rag up and went to Ontario last week to see his grand baby, and he come begging me to write something for the editorial page on account of his being away. So I blew the dust off of my computer and sat down to write what’s been going through my mind lately. […]
Historically, the dramatic visit of a prime minister to the Governor General foreshadows a political
frenzy and sets off a gruelling sprint.
In the middle of a holiday weekend, Stephen Harper sounded the bell on a marathon, and the political
dynamic ushered in on Sunday morning is unlike any we’ve ever seen.
the Town has defined a requirement to amend Bylaw 26/2010 (the Morinville Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw). Apparently what we have on the books re cat control leaves something to be desired. Mind you, our senior enforcement officer (CPO Sgt. William Norton) readily admits that the current program is not working and that enforcement staff do not actively patrol for or apprehend stray cats. […]
The Wildrose Official Opposition has been a strong, positive and moderate voice for Alberta businesses in the legislature, while the NDP has remained ideologically stuck on making a dramatic 50 per cent increase to minimum wage across Alberta. […]
Whenever we have the opportunity to attend a training function, we jump at the chance. It is always a great learning experience, and we usually come back with additional reference material. One of these books is very timely in this season as we all want to look good […]
Most of you will remember our last go-round with an animal control bylaw (Dec. 2010/Jan. 2011), wherein we became the laughing-stock of the entire country (and beyond) for our insistence on ensuring that citizens did not harbour any of a very extensive and diverse list of critters; you know — the exotic kind. […]
At a recent Council meeting, Administration presented the Town’s 2015 First Quarter Statistics to Council. Of particular concern at this time is the information concerning our Community Cultural Centre.