Columnists

    • Going Public

      My grandfather is nearly 90 years old and lives in a small town in Saskatchewan. It is one of those towns with a grain elevator...

    • The First 40 Days – December Mayor’s Message

      It hardly seems possible but December is upon us and we have now been on the job for just over a month. In that time,...

    • Wonderful Wolf Blass

      It is hard to walk down the Australian aisle at your friendly neighbourhood booze merchant without seeing a wide variety of Wolf Blass labels, at...

    • The Good (and not so perfect) Neighbourhood

      Sometimes we just want everything to work out. We look at the messiness around us and hope that it could be better. This has been...

    • MLA report November 30

      Hello Chestermere! This week we have a couple of important thing to chat with you about. First of all I would like to speak about...

    • MLA report November 23

      Hello Chestermere! What a week! From the Manning Centre conference of 21st century Conservatism to the Knights of Columbus fundraiser for Christmas With Dignity, it...

    • BC Wines

      Long time readers may recall that I have long been a fan of Canadian wine, especially those made right next door in neighbouring British Columbia....

    • Finding Your Neighbourhood Super Power

      Has anyone ever asked you what your super power is? It’s a strange question, but it does make you think, “do I have a special...

    • Local Vodka

      Most folks will not pay too much attention to their brand of Vodka. Since most Vodkas are intentionally distilled to be as neutral-tasting as possible,...

    • Just the People I Like, Please

      There are people we like, and then there’s everyone else. Moving into a community and discovering that it is full of people we could see...