Opinion

OPINION: Newspapers Matter

A column written by the publisher of the Biggar Independant for National Newspaper week

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

McDermott: Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Scott McDermott’s monthly column about health and fitness

Takhar: Beginning of the year and graduation is already on the mind

Brynne Takhar writes a monthly column on life as a student in Sylvan Lake

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Vandriel: Creepy Cool

Caroline Vandriel’s monthly book review

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COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Nerd Talk: Expanding the Disney Empire, one deal at a time

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy.

Adventures of Omemegirl: The journey to writing

Sally Omeme Sandusky’s monthly column on life’s journey

  • Jul 17th, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

McDermott: Rubik’s Cubes and Fitness

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

A return to ‘true blue’

Political landscape changing

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Book Review: Starting Your Summer Reading

Read Caroline Vandriel’s latest book review on “All Fall Down”

Two big lies holding you back from success

Scott McDermott’s monthly column on health and fitness

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day involved simple gift of time

  • May 13th, 2018

Nerd Talk: The beginning of Con Season

Megan Roth’s column on pop culture and all things nerdy

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Nicks: What does it mean to be devoted?

Myra’s bi-weekly column on holistic health

Nerd Talk: We can learn from the X-Men

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column about pop culture and all things nerdy

Nerd Talk: Conspiracy or proof of multi-verse theory?

Megan Roth’s bi-weekly column discussing pop culture and all things nerdy