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School fees a Klein legacy

Among the most enduring legacies left by former premier Ralph Klein is that Alberta continues to lead the country in the amount of user fees it charges its children to attend public school, and a spo...
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Fast Forward Weekly’s goodbye

Last week’s announcement of the impending closure of Calgary’s alternative news and entertainment paper Fast Forward Weekly was disappointing to say the least. As we strive to do here at ...
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Alberta’s own Deletegate

When Ryan Jespersen had Chris LaBossiere on his radio talk show on Janurary 27 to discuss his bid for the Edmonton-Rutherford Progressive Conservative nomination, the host mentioned the candidate had...
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Alberta’s flood refugees

Nineteen months after floods ravaged their town, some High River residents are still unable to go home, while others have gone home only to be evacuated all over again. Town officials are optimistic ...
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An absent backbone

Courage, by its very nature, displays itself unexpectedly. Most of us go through our lives without having to worry about what we might do if confronted with extraordinary challenges or grave danger, ...