Dear Editor;

I would like to thank a recent writer for his interesting opinions concerning The Gaza Strip.

While opinions are creative and interesting, I tend to deal more with facts.

#1 – Gaza is next door to Egypt as well as Israel, so why did they only blame Israel for the blockade? Is there a reason Egypt is part of the blockade?

#2 – In 2007 Hamas took over control of Gaza (which resulted in the blockade). The main objective of Hamas is the destruction of Israel, eight million p

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To the Editor;

Many Thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion. I grew up in a military family, married a military man and have a son who is a British military veteran. So much emotion is involved in military ceremonies and over the years they have gotten more difficult to attend. My husband and I usually go quietly to the cenotaph, with a few others, and pay our respects.

Despite the fact that the military has been a huge part of my life, I had no idea how much the Royal Canadian Legion did on behalf

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Dear Editor,

Although I don’t watch all the news, so I stand to be corrected, but you probably have not heard in any of the North American media, of the recent activities by Israeli gun boats in the open Mediterranean Sea.

On September 23, 2016, two sailing ships (perhaps 30 feet overall) manned solely by a crew of women activists from ten countries (among them 3 Canadian ladies), left Sicily, loaded with “weapons of mass destruction” destined for Gaza.

On October 5th, two Isra

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To the Editor;

When Rachel Notley and her fellow ideologues were elected I was not surprised. I recognized that the majority of Albertans were disgusted with the incompetence and corruption of the Progressives and disappointed in the Wildrose MLAs who were lured into the PC lair. The result, a vote against the PCs not for the NDP, not that it matters, the NDP won fairly.

At the time I felt that Alberta would survive, albeit with much economic harm from their misguided policies. I was optimistic

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