Dear Editor,

I am reminded every day why we bought our condo across the street from Anderson Park, the squeals of laughter from little ones finding a stick or leaf on the path, learning to ride a bike or scooter, being lifted up on the big rock or if big enough to climb up “all by myself.” The happy dogs walking their humans, the seniors pushing their walkers or speeding around on their electric scooters, but this past weekend was prime. Saturday was a church picnic, the Park was fil

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Dear Justin Trudeau,

Prime Minister of Canada

Re: Border crossing

Sir:

You have dishonoured Canadians by allowing Americans to cross the border for non-essential travel (tourism) beginning on Aug. 9, 2021, yet America will not allow Canadian citizens to cross the border into the States despite the fact that our vaccination rates are higher (our infection and death rates are lower) than the Americans.

Why do you let the Americans “slap us in the face” with their border restrictions? T

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Dear Editor,

Re: “The power of a loving community” and “ No masks in sight”

I am glad that the contributor was able to survive his battle with COVID-19. Fortunately for him, he received great support from our health care workers, and moral support from family members and friends.

Sadly, over 2,600 Albertans died from this pandemic, and we may see more deaths coming from the Delta variant and the Lambda variant. We cannot let our guards down.

Unfortunately, there are those

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Dear Editor,

Writing this Sunday after church, the first maskless church service in a long time. At BEMC we had coffee and goodies pre and after church. Bonnie and I were greeters, I missed some of the initial flow as I was downstairs in a SS class, but when I got to the door almost everyone wanted to shake hands or even hug and not a mask in sight. People were so anxious to visit that the service was not about to start until ushers came down to the foyer to herd the attendees to the sanctuary.

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