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COLUMN: Firearms and avoiding accountability

‘Instead of targeting law-abiding Canadians, the Government should be prioritizing law enforcement’

  • May 8, 2020

VAUGHAN: Hairstylists and barbers shouldn’t be in phase one of Alberta relaunch plan

Impossibility of social distancing means more government protocols, access to PPE needed

COLUMN: Mental health awareness has never been more highly visible, rapidly eroding stigma in our society

May 4th to 10th is Mental Health Week through the Canadian Mental Health Association

  • May 4, 2020

COLUMN: We will make it through

It will take time and patience, but one day we will realize that the anxiety is gone because we made it

  • Apr 17, 2020

CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

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COLUMN: Overcoming COVID-19 – Damien C. Kurek, M.P. (Battle River-Crowfoot)

‘A crisis is not a time for partisanship; however, a crisis does not mean there should not be accountability’

  • Mar 27, 2020

COLUMN: Canada Safety Council encourages proactivity in COVID-19 containment efforts

‘Prevention is most effective when it’s proactive’

  • Mar 18, 2020

Many Biblical characters have found themselves at a ‘crossroads’

‘Where does God want me to be right now? And let God answer the question’

  • Mar 17, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

You don’t have to deal with mental illness alone

Mental illness is just that, an illness. It’s not a choice. It’s not a failing.

  • Feb 26, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

The answer can always be found, but sometimes you have to stop looking for it

‘I fell into my role as a writer and photographer almost by accident’

  • Jan 12, 2020

Opinion: Challenge and growth in 2019, looking forward to 2020

Last year may have been a rough year, but I’m stronger for it

  • Dec 30, 2019

Never too old for a new passion in life

I’m excited to put the tools I’ve learned to use in the coming weeks, months, and beyond

  • Dec 18, 2019

Losing one first responder to suicide is too many

Trauma. If you’re lucky, it’s something that you will never have to face

  • Dec 13, 2019

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

Starting the conversation about Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is estimated to affect up to 1.6 per cent of the population

  • Nov 28, 2019