To the Editor;
Every Albertan should be aware of the legislation our government has recently passed and how it affects us.
Bills 19, 24, 36 (Bill 10) and 50 all take away landowner's rights and withhold compensation. "The Bills give Cabinet Members powers that they have never had before, in a way that is without precedent in western democracies." (albertalandownerscouncil.com) Unless repealed, these bills will seriously harm Alberta's economy and freedoms.
Bill 19 allowed Cabinet to freeze any l

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To the Editor;
I was enjoying my normal evening routine of watching my favourite cop show on TV. My munchies that evening were pistachios, which I have eaten for years. All of a sudden, my tongue could not fit comfortably in my mouth. Luckily, my teeth are of store-bought variety, so I removed them.
I called my wife to check out my tongue. She replied, "You are going to the hospital." We were greeted by Betty, who recognized a problem and sent me to ER and raised the alarm. Two very efficient nu

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To the Editor;
The Government's Throne Speech commits to multidisciplinary, community-based family health clinics as a way to alleviate pressure on our hospitals. The Lung Association supports the new team-based approach and believes that prevention and education must be a major focus of this new delivery model.
Prevention is key to alleviating stress on our system. Managing chronic lung disease is a good example of how effective prevention can be to keep people out of emergency rooms, away from

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To the Editor;
The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) has been competing for global grain sales for 77 years. Now the CWB is ready to compete for farmers' business.
We have developed a solid set of marketing programs designed to meet farmers' pricing, risk management and cash flow needs – in short, excellent products to create a well-rounded marketing portfolio. I invite farmers to register for e-mail updates at www.cwb.ca/email so they can receive all the details as they become available. We'll be offe

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