Dear Editor:

Recently there has been considerable discussion regarding Alberta’s carbon tax on natural gas, especially concerning the rate of the tax, which was boosted this month. I recently wrote a letter to the editor indicating that the increased cost would be equal to a 75% sales tax on home heating.

Turns out I was wrong. Recently, Sun columnist Lorne Gunter explained how the tax is actually the equivalent of an 81% sales tax. The calculation starts with the price of natural gas on J

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To the Editor;

A letter in the November 15th edition of The Capital that the writer is confused by the number of political parties in Israel and decrying the “History and Present Condition of Palestine/Israel” and leaves us with the impression that Palestinians in Israel languish in prisons, are continually exposed to violence, that they can’t vote etc etc... . (Luke 6:41 Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye?) Yes, thi

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To the Editor;

I want to point out to people the dangers of throwing cigarette butts out on the road, especially during terribly dry conditions. Out of control fires can have bad results, such as possible deaths, or burned down houses.

First, the fires can cause so much destruction. For example, our friend’s house was burned down while she was at work. Another example is, my neighbour’s farmyard was very close to being burned down. The same fire was two miles away from my grandma&rsq

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To the Editor;

This is a warning regarding the importance of the upcoming election.

As a land owner and part-time resident of Kneehill County, and formerly rancher, business owner, biologist and environmental consultant, I am very concerned about the possibility of re-electing members of the County Council who agreed with or approved of breaking our very important land use laws and guidelines, in order to allow (or assist) outsiders to come into the County to build a project that will do severe

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