Dear Editor,

Continuing with my comments on health and DNR (do not resuscitate).

What do you know about M.A.I.D.?

MAID or Medical Assistance In Dying, is a legal, voluntary form of euthanasia. It was introduced in Canada in June 2016 to help end the suffering of terminally ill adults.

By the end of 2019 nearly 8,000 gravely ill Canadian adults had received a doctor’s help to legally end their lives. Assisted deaths took place most often at home, but also occurred in acute care, in hospice,

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Dear Editor,

Re:” Remember those who sacrificed for our freedom”

So, according to the author, Trumpus Maximus has contributed more to America than any president since Reagan. Well, he is partly correct. Trump has divided America more than “Tricky Dick” Nixon ever did.

He has led an unsuccessful war against COVID-19. Over a thousand Americans are dying every day from the pandemic, yet good old Trumpus plays golf and twitters away his presidency. But Hey! What does one expe

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Dear Editor,

As we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, the increased isolation, physical distancing, health and financial concerns has led to heightened anxiety, depression, substance abuse and a suicide crisis.

Research conducted by the Canadian Mental Health Association has shown that more Canadians, especially our most vulnerable, are thinking about suicide. As your Member of Parliament, I have heard many tragic stories of how suicide has impacted our communities.

Canada’s Suic

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Dear Editor,

There is a lot of confusion around Canada’s equalization payment program. Among those confused is a recent letter writer to the Capital. If people believe what he says, then his confusion is passed on to others as truth – which it isn’t. Unfortunately, Albertans have been so propagandized by their own media and politicians that equalization payments have become a complaint that has caused considerable animosity between provinces and the people that reside in them.

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