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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...

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...

High government wages contribute to poor economy

What kind of a mess is our province now dealing with? Resignations from the political party that leads the province, lawsuits, wage freezes and...

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...

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...

Wall tops Notley as best for west

To be clear, Premier Brad Wall thinks as a politician first — one true to his belief and true to the foremost cause of...

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,...

Emperor Brad Wall needs new clothes

Dear Editor: There is a fairy tale called The Emperor’s New Clothes. In the story, the emperor is a vain man and always wants the...

Provincial News

COVID-19 tests can be booked online

As of November 30, 2021 the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s  Patient Booking System can be used to book a COVID-19 test online. Online booking is available...

Grasslands News Fall Ag 2021