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Mayor's Column: A Seniors’ Week Message to Cochrane Seniors

Mayor's Column: A Seniors’ Week Message to Cochrane Seniors

With spring flowers in bloom and the Cochrane hill greening up, there is optimism in the air and it is Seniors Week! Our seniors are a vital part of our community. They are parents, grandparents, mentors, friends, employees and employers.
EDITORIAL: Reckoning with Residential Schools

EDITORIAL: Reckoning with Residential Schools

The discovery of the remains of 215 children in a mass unmarked grave on the grounds of the former Residential School in Kamloops, B.C. has left many Canadians reeling.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Good day to live — and to love

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Good day to live — and to love

Headlines lately have left no doubt that two culprits have been having an especially disturbing impact on life among the Stoney Nakoda First Nation at Morley: the recent discovery of the previously undocumented remains of 215 students at the former K
Letter to the Editor: Those who live in glass houses should not throw rocks

Letter to the Editor: Those who live in glass houses should not throw rocks

According to your recent (May 20) editorial, “The province has left Cochrane between a rock and a hard place with CMRB." The idiom "between a rock and a hard place" means to have to choose between two equally undesirable choices.
EDITORIAL: Respect your elders

EDITORIAL: Respect your elders

Senior’s Week takes place from June 7 to 13 and is the perfect opportunity to take a moment and recognize how challenging the past year has been on some of the most vulnerable among us.
Coffee with Warren: Welcome back, apple blossoms!

Coffee with Warren: Welcome back, apple blossoms!

What an awesome ten days we’ve just experienced in our backyard.
Mayor's Column: Local medical care is necessary for a complete cxommunity

Mayor's Column: Local medical care is necessary for a complete cxommunity

Recently, an announcement was made about the closure of a medical clinic in Cochrane. This has raised concerns for many people in our community, including Council. We all recognize that a thriving, healthy community requires local medical care.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Tired of unwelcome email?

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Tired of unwelcome email?

Ten years ago May 25 th , I ran a column that remains as timely today as ever. It dealt with the problem of unwanted email, but it applies just as much to shared items in all the social media.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Respect needed when talking about off-leash dog park

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Respect needed when talking about off-leash dog park

This whole thing with bikes and dog walkers and pedestrians is kind of a joke. Why can’t people just show respect for one another. I’ve been going to the off-leash dog park down by the river for three years now and seen allot.
COUNCIL COLUMN: Seeing things in a different (positive) way

COUNCIL COLUMN: Seeing things in a different (positive) way

April and May are generally filled with some of my favourite events as a Town Councillor.