Archived Opinion Articles


Don't gamble our future away

Sheri Monk

Canada left Sochi with an impressive amount of medals, beating even Uncle Sam in the gold and silver count. What we didn’t beat them at was the bronze category – in medals or coins. 


Something smells in Balzac

I have, somewhat jokingly, come to refer to Calgary’s Mayor Nenshi as the Messiah or the anointed one. I say this due, not only, to his inflated view of himself but two particular comments he made awhile back. Before I

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Have you considered a Joint Venture?

Running a business in the agriculture industry these days is not cheap. Expenses such as land, feed, cattle, chemical, and fertilizer are only a few of the long list of increasing costs. The small producer is becoming an endangered species,

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To be or not to be, BSE

Certainly by now everyone has heard about the recent BSE infected cow from northern Alberta. If I’m not mistaken, this is yet another case where the infected animal was located in Northern Alberta. Like the last case some four years

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A Well Laid Plan By Ebony Verbonac

Nothing is certain except death and taxes, or least that’s how the popular saying goes. Taxes after death is a reality that many people do not like to discuss, and as a result many opportunities to reduce those taxes often

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