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Canada's cities at a crossroads: To sprawl or protect?

Canada's cities at a crossroads: To sprawl or protect?

Canada's towns and cities are at a crossroads. Down one path is urban sprawl. We all know where this well-worn route leads: endless pavement, long commutes and traffic jams, and high social and infrastructure costs.
Youth reject farm careers

Youth reject farm careers

Dear Editor: Very few young men and women who grew up on the farm have chosen to remain on the farm as their career choice. Why? Growing up on the farm they know that farming is a very difficult, low paying, high risk, high investment career choice.
Health day recognized

Health day recognized

For over 100 years, public health in Canada had been helping people take care of themselves, their families and communities.
Gibson column appreciated

Gibson column appreciated

Dear Editor: As a former resident of this very friendly city we of course receive your newspaper each week.And each week the column "Sunny Side Up" offers inspiration and hope.
Environment cuts across political lines

Environment cuts across political lines

One of the more annoying notions in politics is that you have to have certain view on certain issues simply because of your general political beliefs. It just ain't so.
Organ donation important consideration

Organ donation important consideration

Over the next few months, those months where the sun is actually warm, and snow is but a memory, there will be a host of walkathons in Yorkton.
Time for unified farm voice

Time for unified farm voice

Dear Editor:I was honoured to participate in the Young Farmers Forum Hearings in Lanigan on April 28, 2010.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Strange contest for amusement park

Strange contest for amusement park

In March, juries in Smith County and Matagorda County sentenced Henry Wooten and Melvin Johnson III to 35 years and 60 years in prison, respectively, for possessing small amounts of drugs (but enough under Texas law to allow jurors to infer an intent
Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day

Mothers and grandmothers are at times so busy taking care of others that some aspects of their own health care may be left off the "to do" list.