To the Editor;

A long time ago, an oil company approached my parents on their farm four miles west of Three Hills with an offer to lease a few acres for drilling a couple of wells. The site selected was pasture land, well below the well we used for water for ourselves. In those days you could drill down 50 feet and hit pure water, so we weren’t worried about any pollution. Fracking was unheard of. Since the oil wells weren’t going to interfere with the cattle we raised we said, &ldqu

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Dear Editor;

As your Member of Parliament, I have been hearing an outpouring of concern and objection to the Liberal government in Ottawa’s adding a new “attestation” requirement for those applying for a grant to hire a student under the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program. There is grave concern about the precedent that is being set when Canadians are required to take a “values test” to access government services. This is a misuse of government’s power by the Pri

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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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