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Govt ads must deliver substance

Each week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the Melville Advance go about the business of telling stories that matter...

We can’t be naïve any longer

A young man calmly walks down the street in a small town. He looks like an average youth today. He has a hooded jacket...

RCMP members deserve honours for their role in protecting Parliament

Why was the story re-written? The account of the Parliament Hill attack last Oct. 22 when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill with the intent...

Parties should pay their own way

Governments spend money on all kinds of foolish things from robotic Christmas trees, to beer growlers to pensions for former members of Parliament who...

Who’s footing the bill?

Are you sick of it yet? The election campaign that is. After nearly a month of hearing election talk – and still another more...

CTF “15 for 2015” election wish list

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released its top 15 policy wish list for the 2015 federal election. “We believe these policies — some small,...

You want votes? Get off the script

An election campaign is a contest, not for the party faithful, but for the undecided voters who could tilt toward any of the major...

Big changes for Sask. Tories

Even before a single ballot is cast in the Oct. 19 election, you can expect big changes when it comes to who represents you...

Canada’s monetary toolbox almost empty

Troy Media - What are we to make of the Bank of Canada’s recent decision to trim its short-term policy interest rate by another...

Pool owner questions city’s actions

Dear Editor: This letter is in regards to the article in the Melville Advance on July 24; the article about the woman who feels the...

Provincial News

Two youths die from carbon monoxide poisoning

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at approximately 1:40 p.m., Prince Albert RCMP responded to a report of two unresponsive youths, a 12 year-old male and...