Dear Editor,

This past Saturday, I took my 89 year old Dad for a drive east of Trochu to check out the Harvest and spotted in the distance two combines getting ready to start their day harvesting barley (thanks to the “father-in-law” who stopped his truck on the side of the road to have a chat with us and let me know it was barley). We continued our drive down the gravel road and came along the two combines but this time they were closer so I pulled into an approach so we could get a

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Dear Editor,

Our mother, Vivian Bruck, longtime resident of Three Hills and sometimes-contributor to The Capital, will turn 96 on September 7. She contentedly resides under the gracious care of the Westview Care Community staff in Linden.

Mother recently expressed her gratitude to the Westview staff through this poem she composed. We thought it would be appropriate to extend the blessing to ALL the marvelous care-givers in The Capital readership whether they serve at the Lodge, Chateau, Continui

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Dear Editor,

The University of Toronto seems an unlikely destination, for a young man escaping oppressive political circumstances in the country of his birth. Quoting from his book, “Escape from Manus Prison”, Jaivet Ealam has this to say about the freedom he finds in Canada. “This is a place where its understood that you can only survive with the help of your neighbors and that those neighbors might be quite different than you. That appreciation of strangers continues. For dec

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Dear Editor,

Sitting on our patio overlooking Anderson Park enjoying the sunshine and pleasant breeze Saturday afternoon, I was too content. So I started reviewing the week’s headlines. It is hard to find positive news but no shortage of bad. It is difficult to compete with the buffoonery of President Biden, but our PM made a valiant effort. The report that he spent more hours in the air in his private jet in July than on the ground while lecturing the world on emissions was inspirational.

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