My City: St. Albert – A place I love to call home

My husband Brad and I were married in St. Albert in August 1997. From that day forward we set a goal to move to this fine city within five years. We achieved this goal and became residents in 2002. We chose St. Albert because of its beauty and sense of community, and we knew that eventually it would be the perfect place to raise a family. Once we lived here, we knew we had made the right … [Read more...]

Editorial Cartoon: Dec 11, 2014

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My City: Help Kinettes serve up Christmas hampers

MY CITY by DESTINY TREMBLAY It’s that time of year again and the 48th annual St. Albert Kinettes Christmas Hamper Campaign is underway. Over the last 48 years, the St. Albert Kinettes, with the amazing support of our citizens and local businesses, have delivered over 10,000 Christmas hampers to St. Albert families. Each year, we provide not only a traditional Christmas dinner, but we also … [Read more...]

It is time for more winter fun

It might be a difficult thought to process, especially after the freezing week with the abundance of snow we’ve just had, but we need to plan more outside events in our community during the winter months. Good or bad weather, the annual Snowflake Festival in the Perron District will find hundreds if not thousands of families downtown  enjoying the variety of activities. Much more was added … [Read more...]

Editorial Cartoon: Dec 4, 2014

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Editorial Cartoon: Nov. 27, 2014

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Editorial: Now the real fun begins

On Saturday, Michael Cooper  emerged victorious in the race for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in the federal riding of St. Albert-Edmonton. Now, the real fun begins. Normally, here in Alberta, the federal Conservative nomination races have wound up being more important and more lively than the actual election races themselves. But with Cooper flying the Conservative banner … [Read more...]

My City: All good things must come to an end

MY CITY by GLENN COOK, Leader editor Nine years is a lot of time to try to recap in a space like this that only words roughly 425 words. Even the last three years here at the Leader would be a lot to try and cram in here. Yet, here I am trying to do just that, trying to reflect on the time I’ve worked at various newspapers here in St. Albert as it draws to an end. I was a fresh-faced, … [Read more...]

Editorial Cartoon: Nov. 20, 2014

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Editorial: Along for the ride

Jim Prentice may want Alberta and its economy to get off the royalty rollercoaster, but the safety bar has clicked into place, and it’s not releasing anytime soon. Prentice delivered his first speech from the throne on Monday afternoon, laying out his government’s priorities for the upcoming session of the Alberta Legislature. He said in part: “[A] budget tied to volatile energy prices … [Read more...]