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Letter: Poilievre isn't a true conservative, he's a reformer

Letter: Poilievre isn't a true conservative, he's a reformer

Dear editor, After watching what took place at Spruce Meadows last week, I was reminded of what former MLAs from the Peter Lougheed era taught me – Reformers don’t create jobs, they destroy them.
Column: The Rotary District Conference is coming to Cochrane

Column: The Rotary District Conference is coming to Cochrane

There are just over three weeks until the Rotary District 5360 Conference will be coming to Cochrane. On Saturday, May 14, our town will be host to a number of amazing speakers and the theme is “Supporting the Environment.
Coffee with Warren: Himat inspires hope and change

Coffee with Warren: Himat inspires hope and change

A Cochrane-based project known as Himat has been stimulating hope and change in the high Karakorum mountains at the northernmost tip of Pakistan.
Column: Cultivate Cochrane prepares for Passive Solar Roller lift off

Column: Cultivate Cochrane prepares for Passive Solar Roller lift off

We can officially say that Cochrane’s education greenhouse on wheels – what we call the “Passive Solar Roller” – is nearly ready for lift-off. (Well, perhaps a better term is roll-out).
Letter: Wary of conservative 'Reformers'

Letter: Wary of conservative 'Reformers'

Dear editor, I think Albertans have learned a good lesson on why you should never support Reformers, like I was taught by the MLAs from the Peter Lougheed era. Lougheed's Energy Minister Bill Dickie was a brother in-law of one of my uncles.
Coffee with Warren: Crocuses reward walk

Coffee with Warren: Crocuses reward walk

"I am so drawn to the crocus," says Judith Sikorski. "I am lucky that they are just a hop, skip and a jump from my house. Their resurrection in the spring brings renewal and light to my world."
Coffee with Warren: Thy Will Be Done

Coffee with Warren: Thy Will Be Done

'At the request of one of our longtime coffee companions (name withheld), I’m revisiting last year’s Lenten column on Jesus’ Gethsemane prayer.'
Editorial: Fire season

Editorial: Fire season

The arrival of spring doesn't just bring the return of the birds, longer days, and warmer weather.
Editorial: Enrolment growth

Editorial: Enrolment growth

Considerable time at last week's lengthy Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees meeting was devoted to an issue that seems to plague the local public school division every year – its available space.
EDITORIAL: Albertans deserve to know how Kananaskis Conservation pass money is being spent

EDITORIAL: Albertans deserve to know how Kananaskis Conservation pass money is being spent

The use of public money should always come with transparency on where it is coming from and how it is being spent.