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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Kevin J. Sabo

Doing the best you can in trying times

‘All anybody can do during this time is just get by, the best that they can’

  • May 20, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo

COLUMN: Alberta is a broken and divided province

Fifteen months into a pandemic, with no end in sight, has people tired

  • May 9, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo

COLUMN: Mental Health Week takes place from May 3rd to 9th

‘Emotions are real. Emotions are valid. Feeling them is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength’

  • May 6, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo
Kevin J. Sabo

Tools for getting through the stress and anxiety of the pandemic

‘Using these tools have helped me take my last depression in stride, and I am already coming out of it’

  • Apr 12, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo
Kevin J. Sabo

COLUMN: The Government of Alberta has a credibility problem where it comes to COVID-19

Province has shown that the health restrictions are absolutely ‘toothless’

  • Mar 23, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo
Kevin Sabo

COLUMN: It is always darkest before the dawn

‘Everything going on in the world is enough to stress anyone out’

  • Mar 7, 2021
Kevin Sabo
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

RDC offers certificates, diplomas, degrees, apprenticeship and continuing education programs

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Kevin J. Sabo

COLUMN: Use #BellLetsTalk to ignite the mental health conversation all year long

‘Dealing with mental illness can be a long, lonely, and winding road’

  • Jan 26, 2021
Kevin J. Sabo
Damien Kurek

The return of parliament: ensuring you are heard

‘If you have any questions about my work for you, please do not hesitate to reach out to my office’

  • Jan 24, 2021
Damien Kurek
Kevin

COLUMN: Looking at the positives in a challenging year; a 2020 reflection

‘I’ve learned skills and made progress that can only stand to help me improve in the future.’

  • Dec 29, 2020
Kevin
Barbara Zimmerman

Allow your heart to experience the wonder

‘It is my constant prayer in this season that everyone will have a wonder-filled holiday season.’

  • Dec 21, 2020
Barbara Zimmerman
Kevin J. Sabo

Changing my perspective about the holiday season

Reconnecting with my faith helps me cut through the noise and commercialization of the holiday season

  • Dec 20, 2020
Kevin J. Sabo
Damien Kurek

Perspective in the Christmas season

‘May God bless you and may we all be reminded of the hope that comes from the birth of Jesus’

  • Dec 18, 2020
Damien Kurek
nate

Merry Christmas to the people of Drumheller-Stettler

‘Have the best Christmas possible, take care of each other and know better times are around the bend’

  • Dec 16, 2020
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Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Damien Kurek

COLUMN: Liberal hyper-spending in focus as debt hits record

Canada’s debt is set to rise over $1 trillion this year, with the deficit reaching nearly $400 billion this fiscal year

  • Dec 4, 2020
Damien Kurek
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)

Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

Opinion

  • Dec 1, 2020
Associate Minister Hunter joins Minister Dreeshen to cut the red tape on Alberta’s Christmas trees. (Photo submitted)
Kevin J. Sabo

In these uncertain times, self-care is a necessity, not a luxury

‘For those with mental health issues before the pandemic, things have become even more challenging’

  • Nov 30, 2020
Kevin J. Sabo