To the Editor;
Last spring I received our land taxes, I noticed what I thought was a huge mistake. Our taxes on one of our properties has gone up 923% (yes, that’s nine hundred and twenty three per cent). I went into their office to point out this mistake to the assessor. She said no, this land is now considered residential. I said that can’t be - no one has ever lived on this land, it’s two kms off the road. There are no services and it is landlocked by other properties. Well,

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To the Editor;
The NDP has put into effect their “Climate Change” Act. Now first of all, there is NO scientific evidence that humans are in any way responsible for any changes in our climate. In fact, temperature trends go in cycles. Canada, in fact, is “carbon neutral” because of the vast forests on its land. So why are Canadians paying for the emissions of other countries like China?
But the new Carbon Tax has come into force—no big deal, right? Wrong! The implicati

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To the Editor;
I hope everyone had a merry Christmas and Santa was good to everyone. One of the gifts I got this year was some wonderful goat cheese from a local producer. It made me think about how important it is to support local products and local community groups. People seem to think that local community groups and businesses will always be there.
When a business closes, people often say “I was planning to go there but I heard....(insert unfounded rumor here)”. A business closure

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Dear Editor,
This holiday season most of us are fortunate to have friends and family surrounding us.
However, we shouldn’t forget, as you have seen day after day on the TV newscasts, that many people throughout the world, and particularly in the Middle East, are running for their lives to escape war – a war that is fought not so much for gains in land but by one religious group against another.
In Palestine/Israel the occupation continues and the only thing that the Palestinians will be

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