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Alberta has spoken

As the dust settles on the 2019 provincial election, there will be a slurry of emotions around the province – joy, sadness and even outrage – at the results. During the week-long advance polling 700,000 Albertans voted.

Leaders fail at debate

Leadership debates are usually a time when candidates have an opportunity to sway the minds of undecided or uncommitted voters, unfortunately no one seemed to tell the leaders that last week.

Blind faith is dangerous

To say this election is contentious would be an understatement. In fact, there is a level of hostility that is almost unprecedented – at least in terms of Alberta elections.

UCP and NDP hammer away

The gloves are off as the provincial election campaign went into full tilt last week.

Vaccinations key to herd immunity

The overall vaccination rate of Albertans is around 81 per cent, according to research conducted in 2017. While many might think that number sufficient to ensure protection, it isn't.

Gender equality is still an issue

March 8 was International Women's Day and that date kicked off a year-long campaign under the theme #balanceforbetter, which is aimed at improving gender equality and building a "gender-balanced world.

Wilson-Raybould's testimony should bring down Liberals

Damning. That is the only word to describe former Attorney General and former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony to the House of Commons Justice Committee last week.

Safe walk

Discussing crosswalk safety in Cochrane yields some very interesting and somewhat disturbing results. It's no secret that abysmal planning around schools in Cochrane has caused serious traffic concerns.

Bullying the new normal

Bullying. It's not new and whether it is more prevalent now than in the past is up for debate.

Job losses reveal NDP rhetoric

Despite the Alberta government trying to paint a rosy picture of a recovering Alberta economy, political rhetoric falls apart pretty quickly when faced with the numbers.