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40 Mile Commentator

Unpacking Premier Danielle Smith’s transgender policies

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In unveiling her recent policy changes regarding transgender youth, Premier Danielle Smith presents herself as a shepherd of societal well-being draped in the cloak of legislative reform, yet beneath this veneer of concern lies a stark reality: her policies constitute a wolf in sheep’s clothing, masquerading as protective measures while posing grave threats to the dignity, rights, and very lives of transgender individuals. Smith’s approach… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

By Samantha Johnson For Southern Alberta Newspapers February 27, 1886 – Calgary Weekly Herald Seventeen policemen in Edmonton received sentences between nine and twelve months… Read More »

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Cypress County draws up land productivity map

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By Anna Smith Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Cypress County, as part of its ongoing discussions on renewable energy and related projects, has created the Agricultural Land Resource Atlas to better inform decisions moving forward. The atlas is designed to showcase the productivity of land within the county, particularly land that could potentially host a renewable project in the future. Areas such as… Read More »

Dunmore Community Association hosts intergenerational classroom

By Anna Smith Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Dunmore Community Association is looking for individuals with different skills and knowledge, and a… Read More »

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RenuWell backs up its progress with stats and facts

By Cal Braid Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Keith Hirsche, founder and president of RenuWell Energy Solutions, was the featured speaker at a… Read More »

Senate ag committee investigating the roots of soil health in Canada

By Trevor Busch Commentator/Courier As part of an effort to better understand soil health on the Canadian prairies, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and… Read More »


Proposed beer tax hike brews trouble for barley and brewing industry

As one of the earliest, widely grown grains in Canada, barley shares a long and trusted history with the brewing industry that it supplies. Renowned… Read More »

Why Canada’s energy sector is key to boosting productivity

Canada’s productivity performance is dismal, with no improvement over the last nearly 10 years. Economists calculate productivity by dividing output value by the hours worked… Read More »


Byam looks back on USports career; forward to pro career 

By Brylan Span Commentator/Courier The end of an outstanding USports volleyball career is coming to an end this year for former Bow Island resident Chris… Read More »

Prairie Rose SD partnering with Mavericks for baseball school

By James Tubb Southern Alberta Newspapers From working on their timetables to improving velocity on their fastball, Prairie Rose students will have the opportunity to… Read More »

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