To the Editor;

The government is touting electric cars as the way to be environmentally friendly. In fact, it was recently disclosed that the Trudeau government is giving Canadian Tire - one of Canada’s most successful companies - $2.7 million(!) of our taxpayer dollars to help pay for electric car-charging ports!

Meantime the weather channel is warning that the lithium batteries in our smart phone fail at -20 and need to be warmed up—how much more so for electric car batteries!

Are

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To the Editor:

Among the dog’s breakfast of facts in a recent letter (‘Do you Identify with your province, or your country first?’ January 8), two stood out. The average Albertan’s after-tax income is 33% higher than that of his fellow-Canadians, and Alberta has no provincial sales tax.

The author thinks these are bad things. I don’t. He seems to have forgotten that the function of taxes is to help government provide essential services and protections, not to reduce

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To the Editor;

A correspondent to the Capital recently questioned why I don’t cover the shortcomings of Premier Kenny and the UCP.

I don’t because I thought that was his area of expertise as he frequently lists the errors, real or imagined of the present AB government. I admire Premier Kenny because he left the Federal government where he could have become leader of the Conservative Party and probably PM, to return to AB to rescue us from the NDP. He faced the daunting task of runnin

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The NRA stands for the National Rifle Association, a gun lobby that promotes the sale of all kinds of guns, especially military-style ones like the AK-47, M-16, M-17, etc and extended magazines/clips for semi-automatic weapons, and it promotes these sales through fear and through myths.

Last week an individual wrote a letter condemning Trudeau (I am in favour of criticizing any politician who cons us, who “gaslights” us, and who deliberately misinforms us with propaganda), but I prof

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