To the Editor;

Right now, the federal government is reviewing the Navigation Protection Act—that’s the law that should give all Canadians the right to paddle up and down this land’s waterways. That right is very important to me.

In recent years, 99% of Canada’s waterways lost navigation protection under the act. Unless our waterways have full legal protection we’ll all lose our right to enjoy and play in streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.

Even worse, when waterways

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To the Editor;

Re: Several issues that our politicians need to work on.

One: Our Federal Minister of Justice proposes to cure the problem of intoxicated drivers by lowering the legal limit from 80 milligrams to 50 milligrams. Not going to work. Why? Despite all the warnings about drinking and driving, intoxicated drivers are killing, on average, 4 Canadians per day and injuring at least 100 more.

I have written to my MLA Nathan Cooper and to my MP Kevin Sorenson before about this issue. Until th

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To the Editor;

The political genius of Marilyn Burns (based on a letter published in the Red Deer Advocate recently) amazes me. Frankly it has for many years. I find it ironic and funny that she claims that the new United Conservative Party (UCP) is a “betrayal by former Wildrose Leader Brian Jean” - especially when you consider original Wildrose Leader and MLA Mr. Paul Hinman fully backs the UCP.

Then there is the fact that Marilyn Burns has been secretly in contact with ex-PC Alber

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Dear Editor;
I am taking this opportunity in an open letter to sincerely thank the residents of Trochu for their support over the past, nearly seven years as I plan to conclude my second and final term on Town of Trochu Council this fall.
It has been a truly humbling experience and gratifying for the most part….quite an eye-opener to be sure! Things do take on a different ‘look’ when sitting around the Council table and I assure you, not a responsibility that I took lightly.
This

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