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LETTER: Not everyone should be wearing a mask

LETTER: Not everyone should be wearing a mask

"When I see a person wearing a mask, I wonder if that person is sick and should be at home."
LETTER: Kudos to our school staff and teachers

LETTER: Kudos to our school staff and teachers

"Alberta boasts educational excellence that is recognized nationally and internationally. This excellence is a direct result of the talented teachers and staff demonstrating their commitment to their students – our children – every day."
LETTER: What do we believe in – exorbitant profits or a sane, human society?

LETTER: What do we believe in – exorbitant profits or a sane, human society?

"Those countries that have ignored preventative measure like distancing, wearing masks in public and among groups indoors, quarantine and self-isolation have fared much worse than those that have not. The record is available online for all who are interested to see."
LETTER: Why are we so hard on each other?

LETTER: Why are we so hard on each other?

"Councillor Watkins brings so much more value to our city council with the diverse committees he sits on to dismiss him for a mistake. It’s not like he sits there and curses and swears in every meeting."
COLUMN: There would be no going back from mandatory masks

COLUMN: There would be no going back from mandatory masks

Make masks mandatory to hide from COVID-19 and prepare to wear them for the rest of your life. How could it be otherwise? Once government dictates such a measure, it will never entirely disown it – even when this current threat passes.
EDITORIAL: Hat tip to our Class of 2020

EDITORIAL: Hat tip to our Class of 2020

LETTER: Septuagenerians' book club loving Zoom

LETTER: Septuagenerians' book club loving Zoom

"Thanks to the efforts of the St. Albert Public Library's reader services librarian, Luise Mendler-Johnson, the seniors club members are meeting again via Zoom."
LETTER: Stop interfering with St. Albert's advancement

LETTER: Stop interfering with St. Albert's advancement

"Why must future development which benefits ALL citizens be forfeited for the sake of a few opposed?"
LETTER: No happy ending

LETTER: No happy ending

"The problem is that collectively we have spent trillions to date, and no one wants to admit it didn't work. How much more do we spend before we stop throwing good money after bad?"
COLUMN: Legacies, good and bad, of historical figures, can help us understand the present day

COLUMN: Legacies, good and bad, of historical figures, can help us understand the present day

"In short, how do we consider all these historical figures’ legacies, both the positive and negative? What weight do we put to each one? If we remove memorials to them, do we risk forgetting the positive parts of their legacies?" asks columnist Jared Milne.