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Bill 18 designed to combat federal meddling: MLA Hunter

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By Trevor Busch Commentator/Courier Provincial jurisdiction under the constitution is not a half-hearted promise, it’s black-letter law. And when the feds start nosing around pushing the envelope, it’s clear they need a refresher on where their hegemony ends. At least, that’s the argument behind the UCP’s new Bill 18, or the Provincial Priorities Act, but not everyone sees it that way. Critics of the… Read More »

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UCP failing to preserve Alberta democracy

More and more, we see paternalistic policy from the UCP. I know many who would benefit from the national pharmacare program: diabetics who cannot afford medications… Read More »

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One word to describe Jenner School

By Samantha Johnson Prairie Rose Public Schools Content Writer Jenner School has been focusing on Commitment to Community this year, which will be the theme of their Exhibition of Learning in June. “The exhibition has turned into a community-centered recognition day that the teachers have now taken part in,” explained principal of Jenner School Kirby Stensrud. “We did some Christmas and Easter baskets and delivered… Read More »

Cypress County receives feedback on land use bylaw

By Anna Smith Southern Alberta Newspapers Following a series of open houses in regards to an upcoming Land Use Bylaw review, a presentation was made… Read More »

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Alberta Innovates helping businesses succeed

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 »

Farming still viable for entry-level producers: Andjelic

By Heather Cameron Southern Alberta Newspapers Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The 2024 Farming Smarter Conference and Trade Show, which was held recently at the Sandman… Read More »


Why a capital gains tax on the rich makes sense

Ever since we’ve been publishing an annual report on CEO pay in Canada, I’ve had a bone to pick: CEOs and the rich generally get… Read More »

Food insecurity in Canada at a crisis stage

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 »


U13 Foremost Flyers soar to provincials

By Brylan Span Commentator/Courier The U13 Foremost Flyers hockey team has had a season to remember, and they still have more memories to make. The… 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 »

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