To the Editor;
I want to commend the writer for her well-written letter to the editor in the November 16 issue of The Capital entitled “Looking at school sports from both ends”.
My wife and I have a grandson whose volleyball season has just ended.
He got to play in some of the games, but there were times when he and some other boys did not play at all.
I was going to say “he sat on the bench” but for some reason, his coach wants his players to stand, rather than sit.
It is dis

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To the Editor;
Re: “Turf the NDP in the next election”; Nov. 2, 2016
Some folks have such poor memories. The PCs ruled Alberta for 44 straight years, and the Conservatives ruled Ottawa for 10 years. Why were they booted-out?
Answers: One, they became too arrogant and too self-centered. They felt they were “entitled” to “pork-out” on the taxpayers’ dime. Did we forget all the scandals that plagued this province? That plagued Ottawa? I guess some folks have v

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To the Editor;
Well, the sky has fallen, pigs can fly and Donald Trump is President. Watching this sexist, racist, excuse of a man become leader of the United States sickens me but not as much as the campaign that proceeded the event. It is hard to see how the American media can even call themselves news reporters, they never fact checked or called the candidates out on their lies (I include Hillary in this as well as Trump). Fox “news”, and I use the term news very loosely, took ever

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To the Editor;
I have serious concerns with our school athletics programs and I have spoken to many other parents with the same concerns but are too scared to voice their opinions.
Sadly our schools have focused on winning as the most important aspect of school sports, and i do understand the importance of winning, however the cost of school sports is quite a burden for many parents only to watch their children sit all season. Instead of the player actually getting to be part of the team they are

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