Alberta sees spike in interest outside of the “Economy”

Guest writer, Kirk Mc-Duggan, expatriated Albertan, returns to research 'diverse interests' growing in Alberta outside of 'economy'. With newfound confusion,  Alberta is indeed in a time of transition.  Unemployment has sky rocketed and EI claims rises near ten fold since the down turn in oil. A sad state of affairs for many a household these past …

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Editorial: Truth and Social Media

Edmonton WestStar interrupts it's hilariously inconsistent satire posting schedule for a moment to 'get real' if it could. Nov 10th 2016 So it has come to light that the state of North American anxiety is at an all time high. Regardless if it is the economy, the current rise of political fascism, or just that …

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Alberta’s Cancelled Everybody, Go Home

Local publication startles world with blunt phrasing. Edmonton WestStar After what seems like an endless amount of disappointing economic news resulting from an entirely predictable, if not Gatsby-esque crash in oil prices, a local publication has come forward with an announcement. "That's it, Alberta's cancelled everybody. Go home.” Whether or not an province could logistically …

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Cats, the real 1%

Dec 18th 2012, The Edmonton West Star Feline pets are obviously intelligent individuals when it comes to furry companionship, but what they clearly lack are basic human compassions for others. Their flirtation with taking advantage of everyday hardworking pet owners are huge errors  in moral credibility. The self described job of cats are to pursue …

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Editorial: I May Not Be a Big City Lawyer but I Sure Would Like to Be Paid Like One

The 2008 recession may seem to be a scary, unmanageable beast of many heads, with a root so deep it will take the 2012 Mayan prophecy to rectify it. However, could this only be fear tactics from on high to keep the common man from indulging in what they so very much deserve? Alberta is …

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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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Editorial: Calgary offers Edmonton ‘Suspicious’ Amount of Douchebags

The Edmonton Weststar,  November 9th, 2011 Many times, our southern neighboring brothers have proved themselves handy through their bustling,  cut-throat white collar scene that was mercilessly stolen from behind our city limits. Being what they refer to as 'the rightful capital' of this fair and awesome province, Calgary enjoys plenty of victory not always shared with the tough, …

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