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Museum does need TLC and support

In any community acknowledging and respecting the past is a gift for future generations to come. We hold dear to our past because it is critically important to never forget where we came from.

Election campaign unofficially starts this week

This week's scheduled election of a new Alberta Progressive Conservative leader and premier marks the unofficial start of the next provincial election campaign.

Libyan civil war will be disastrous for Canada

No good can come to Canada from participating in foreign civil wars. Regardless of which side wins, outsiders will be justly hated when the war is over.

Harper's skewed view of democracy

Recently in an exchange in the House of Commons, opposition MPs were asking that the Conservatives respect the CWB farmer plebiscite vote. This vote resulted in the majority of farmers voting to retain the single desk for wheat and barley.

Mar ready to take the helm

I would like to express my appreciation to all Albertans who cast a ballot in the Progressive Conservative leadership election on Sept. 17. While voter turnout was lower than some expected, the direction of voters was definitive.

Abduction case holds many lessons

The recent shocking abduction of a three-year-old from his Sparwood, B.C. home and the arrest of his alleged kidnapper in Alberta has caused outrage and disbelieve across Canada.

Trudeau 'destroyed the military's morale', says reader

Re: Royal titles Removing the word Royal from the air force and navy did not lower morale; however removing three distinct uniforms and rank structure did in 1968. • The navy blue uniform became dark green. • The brown army uniform became dark green.

Should all single desk marketing go?

The Harper government is justifying its intention to eliminate the single desk selling power of the Canadian Wheat Board by claiming Western farmers want freedom of choice in marketing their grain.

Should all single desk marketing go?

Letter to the Editor: The Harper government is justifying its intention to eliminate the single desk selling power of the Canadian Wheat Board by claiming Western farmers want freedom of choice in marketing their grain.

Pioneer growing season claim disputed

Re: ìFresh produce was scarce on the frontierî (A Prairie Footnote, Sept. 6).I question the claim that Alexander (Henry the Younger) made about further northern posts faring poorly.