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Our View: Spend your Christmas dollars on neighbours, not strangers

Our View: Spend your Christmas dollars on neighbours, not strangers

This Christmas season instead of going out of your way to hit the major box stores in Calgary, Airdrie or Cochrane for Christmas shopping, try instead to include some local content in your gift-giving.
COLUMN: Whatever happened to those days of true winter?

COLUMN: Whatever happened to those days of true winter?

I remember as a kid that come the first week of November there would be snow stacked up in drifts several feet high.
COLUMN: TTTS Awareness Day hits close to home for my family

COLUMN: TTTS Awareness Day hits close to home for my family

In Canada, TTTS affects about 250 sets of twins each year.
Our View: Not including Airdrie tax increase as percentage means a step back in transparency

Our View: Not including Airdrie tax increase as percentage means a step back in transparency

As annual budgets are being approved across municipalities, each one includes a percentage of the tax increase to residents. The City of Calgary recently announced a 7.
COLUMN: How do we fill the God-sized hole in our culture?

COLUMN: How do we fill the God-sized hole in our culture?

If the old forms of meaning no longer exist, where will they find meaning? To which pole will they orient their moral compasses? 
Our View: Pull in your horns and let's talk sense about our democracy

Our View: Pull in your horns and let's talk sense about our democracy

As frustrating as the current state of the world is at this time, poised between the fires of war and the poisoned needles of fascism, is it difficult to find the language, (without using curse words that is), to express the difficult reality humanit
COLUMN: Neck guard debate shows hockey still too slow to learn its lessons

COLUMN: Neck guard debate shows hockey still too slow to learn its lessons

Neck guard debate shows hockey still too slow on player safety
COLUMN: Remembering Canadian soldiers through stories

COLUMN: Remembering Canadian soldiers through stories

When my family eventually decided to move to Canada, I liked to believe my grandparents were proud that we chose Canada.
COLUMN: Honouring my family's service

COLUMN: Honouring my family's service

My family has always proudly served in the military and/ or police generation after generation going back as far as our family tree will allow. There is always at least one member of my family which has answered the call in one way or another.
Editorial: Weighing the costs of war in this season of Remembrance

Editorial: Weighing the costs of war in this season of Remembrance

As we enter the post-Halloween season of Remembrance, we hope all our readers are taking time to put on a poppy and think about the contributions of our veterans to the society we enjoy today.
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