We can’t be naïve any longer

A young man calmly walks down the street in a small town. He looks like an average youth today. He has a hooded jacket...

RCMP members deserve honours for their role in protecting Parliament

Why was the story re-written? The account of the Parliament Hill attack last Oct. 22 when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill with the intent...

Govt ads must deliver substance

Each week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the Melville Advance go about the business of telling stories that matter...

You want votes? Get off the script

An election campaign is a contest, not for the party faithful, but for the undecided voters who could tilt toward any of the major...

Who’s footing the bill?

Are you sick of it yet? The election campaign that is. After nearly a month of hearing election talk – and still another more...

Small town papers serve communities

The news recently of the closure of two newspapers in northern Saskatchewan sent a wave of shock and then a wave of nostalgia through...

CTF “15 for 2015” election wish list

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released its top 15 policy wish list for the 2015 federal election. “We believe these policies — some small,...

Parties should pay their own way

Governments spend money on all kinds of foolish things from robotic Christmas trees, to beer growlers to pensions for former members of Parliament who...

Pool owner questions city’s actions

Dear Editor: This letter is in regards to the article in the Melville Advance on July 24; the article about the woman who feels the...

Wall tops Notley as best for west

To be clear, Premier Brad Wall thinks as a politician first — one true to his belief and true to the foremost cause of...