To the Editor:

I’d like to thank Mr. Shearlaw for the guidelines on Letters to the Editor (‘That’s Life,’ January 18). It seems that this section of the Capital has been taken over in the last few months by a number of unpaid but semi-regular corrrespondents who use up half a page to harangue about politics and problems at large.

Yes, Mr. Trump is a peculiar choice for President. Yes, Mr. Trudeau is unpopular out here, and he probably deserves it. Yes, electing the NDP ma

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To the Editor;

Thank you, Brian, for writing your letter the Editor titled “Attention: Red Deer County landowners.” Bringing this to the attention of the Red Deer County farmers and landowners is important and something I should have done three years ago.

We had the same thing happen to us, a sudden and steep land tax increase from Red Deer County. We have a quarter of land that has been in our family for over 100 years, it is a far more sentimental piece of property than it is usabl

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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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