Special feature: Canadian White Children Remember Horrors of White Colonization

In November's special feature, the Edmonton West Star presents a series of sympathy quotes from fellow white-raised white children. This is part of this months commemoration of the heroic survivors of Canada's long history of European colonization and oppression. “Sometimes I think about what it must have been liked for those First Nation children, taken away from …

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Write to West Star’s Advice Columnist: Mr. Businesshearted, Nov. 30th

Dear Mr. Businesshearted, My husband and I are at a crossroads. He seems to think we should have more children, and I believe that two is already enough. He comes from a large family of four kids and he is used to the dysfunction it brings a household. I come from a family of two …

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Weekly Horoscope: Nov. 30th

AQUARIUS : You’re really hitting the wall of your recent ventures, and this afternoon its best to let others clean up the mess. Be wary of incurring any new debts, and especially avoid lending a helping hand. You can weather through this, but you’ll need to go back to those useful bad habits for help. …

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Write to West Star’s Advice Columnist: Little Miss Stay-At-Home, November 30th

Dear Little Miss Stay-at-home, I am having a hard time in my current situation. I have just graduated from university and I am finding that I need to take some time out of the working world in order to catch my bearings and figure out how to apply my skills. However, my aunt and parents …

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: A St. Albert raised young adult apologizes ‘for St. Albert’

The Edmonton West Star, November 23rd, 2012,The Edmonton West Star In a whirlwind turn of events, a local St. Albert ex-pat has come clean with their true feelings about this infamous Alberta community. An Edmonton West Star exclusive interview. “Well, uh, guys, I want to start out by saying, well, I'm sorry for any misery …

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Write To Edmonton West Star’s Advice Columnist: Mr. Businesshearted

Dear Mr. Businesshearted, I recently bought a new living establishment in a pleasant neighbourhood in Edmonton. I am planning on raising my family with strict morals and a good sense of business. I have a wife and two young children, aged seven and nine. The reason we picked the neighbourhood we did was because of …

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‘Polite’ Canadian Stereotype to Change to ‘Insincere’ Canadian

The Edmonton West Star, November 16th, 2012 Recent reports have surfaced that highlight our growing need to change the once popular Canadian 'polite' stereotype to 'insincere'. This will address the trend to say what we think we should, rather than what we're actually thinking. “It's gotten to the point that people this far north will …

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Editorial: Why Anybody East Of (And Including) Winnipeg is Considered an ‘Easterner’

The Edmonton Weststar,  Nov 14th, 2012 The East has traditionally been the 'Canadian' part of Canada, the West being a dumping ground for all religious, economic, and sexy extremes located within our northern borders. But what comes of the relationship born in such disparity? The East and West are like green and red, two colours …

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Weekly Horoscope Nov 12-18th, 2012

ZODIACAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THIS WEEK: ARIES (March 21-April 19): You enjoy controversy today because whipping up different opinions and facts make you realize that you were right all along. Afterwards, your kids will flip out about their bedtime, but their argument is merely founded on nonsensical screaming.   TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will need to rely …

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Alberta Decriminalizes word ‘Marihoochie’; ‘Weed’, ‘Marijuana’ and ‘Smoke Sista’ still under mandatory minimum sentencing

The Edmonton Weststar, Nov 13th, 2012 New reports indicate that the much heated debate over the use of the word 'marihoochie' when describing the illicit substance is officially over. Up until now, the ruling government had banished the use of the word 'marihoochie' on the grounds that it 'sillys up' the the rhetoric surrounding this …

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