To the Editor;
Albertans will be starting the new year not only with a huge deficit, courtesy of, our NDP government, but a carbon tax which will increase the cost of absolutely everything. Those who do not work in the public sector and enjoy a union contract which provides a cost of living increase will find themselves living as second class citizens. I realize that this sounds dramatic and overstated and I admit it will not happen overnight but happen it will. Those on a low or fixed income wil

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To the Editor;
Re: “Commentators did their best to spin the inevitable”; Wed., Nov. 16, 2016.
The author claims Hillary Clinton is a dishonest person, and he portrays the media as being “infantile” because it didn’t support Mr. Trump.
Yes, Ms. Clinton did make mistakes, and she was not entirely honest, but for the writer to paint Trump as a “knight in shining armour” is being totally disingenuous.
Let’s look at Trump’s background, eh? He has had

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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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