Dear Editor,

I was shocked to read this week, on the Alberta Parks website, the list of provincial campgrounds to be closed. In a time when our economy is slow, I would think that supporting an industry like tourism would be a positive thing.

I am concerned with the closures of the campgrounds, on either side of the Tolman Bridge, east of Trochu. These are busy places all summer long, especially on long weekends. Campers do a lot of business in Trochu at our grocery store, liquor store, convenie

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To the Editor;

Over the past few weeks in Canada, one issue has been front and center – the Wet’suwet’en blockades that plunged our country into a national crisis. We watched as radical activists – many of whom have no connection to the Wet’suwet’en people – put up blockades to hold our country’s economy hostage.

I believe that from the start, the Prime Minister’s response to this national crisis was weak. He refused to uphold the rule of law

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Dear Editor,

In recent weeks, a number of constituents have raised concerns with me that oil and gas companies may be threatening to unilaterally cut payments to landowners for surface leases.

There is no question that low commodity prices have left many of these companies between a rock and hard place, financially speaking. However, in this difficult economy many landowners also find themselves facing difficult decisions. As a result, tensions have risen. In order to avoid any unnecessary confl

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Dear Editor;

With this being the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation, I present some thoughts from 25 years ago when I was a community Remembrance Day ceremony co-organizer.

I invited Calgary’s Sidney and Bronia Cyngiser to speak; Auschwitz survivors, the Cyngisers had a far-flung speaking history to school, church, and community groups.

Mr. Cyngiser’s talk to a spellbound audience did not recount details of what and how they suffered; instead, his was a positive message. &l

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