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Time to rethink our thirsty lawns?

Posted on May 2, 2024

“Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over!” Words made famous by John Wayne in an old western movie. We are in a… Read More »

From the Archives of Western Newspapers

Posted on May 2, 2024

By Samantha Johnson For Southern Alberta Newspapers April  27, 1894 – Moose Jaw Times A young man, who shall not be named, went east to… Read More »

Food insecurity in Canada at a crisis stage

Posted on May 2, 2024

There are various metrics to assess a nation’s wealth, and one telling indicator is the proportion of disposable income that its citizens spend on food.… Read More »

AltaLink performing aerial patrols in the area from April 29-May 2

Posted on May 2, 2024

AltaLink Residents and businesses in southern Alberta are advised that starting on April 29, AltaLink will be using a helicopter to perform an aerial patrol… Read More »

Get involved in Alberta’s health advisory councils

Posted on May 2, 2024

Southern Alberta Newspapers Albertans across the province are encouraged to apply to join new advisory councils dedicated to improving health care in their communities. In… Read More »

Phillips says Bill 18 more destructive than Sovereignty Act

Posted on May 2, 2024

By Alejandra Pulido-Guzman Southern Alberta Newspapers Shannon Phillips is sounding the alarm on Bill 18, the Provincial Priorities Act, and its implementation in the province.… Read More »

Alberta Innovates helping businesses succeed

Posted on May 2, 2024

By Heather Cameron Commentator/Courier Research in RINSA: Opportunities for Value Addition in Agri-Food Industries was hosted recently by Lethbridge College in partnership with the Regional… Read More »

Small licence holders pushed for on-par water conservation

Posted on May 2, 2024

Southern Alberta Newspapers Small water users are being asked to conserve along the same lines as voluntary agreements signed by some large water users in… Read More »

Canada’s train is heading for derailment

Posted on April 25, 2024

Reading a devotional, “Our Daily Bread” for April 2, I was impressed by the MPs in the British Parliament in 2022 whom after a prayer… Read More »

AWARE group sounds warning about water issues

Posted on April 25, 2024

We all need water. But will it be available for everyone this summer?  Last year in Alberta, several agricultural states of emergency were declared across… Read More »

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