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LETTER: Motion to withdraw from Edmonton Global means St. Albert will enjoy benefits without paying its fair share

LETTER: Motion to withdraw from Edmonton Global means St. Albert will enjoy benefits without paying its fair share

'I would strongly recommend council spend some time learning all that we gain from our partnerships with the Edmonton International Airport, Global Edmonton, and other partners before turning us into the person at the bar who enjoys all the food and drink, and then says they have to leave early before the bill comes!'
LETTER: Boost in funds for health care mean massive cuts somewhere else

LETTER: Boost in funds for health care mean massive cuts somewhere else

'We need to make some tough decisions. We need to get out of debt, not increase taxes and fix health care.'
COLUMN: Interculturalism a viable solution to multiculturalism's woes

COLUMN: Interculturalism a viable solution to multiculturalism's woes

'It might be just what Canadian unity needs.'
EDITORIAL: Council's selection of new CAO will be telling

EDITORIAL: Council's selection of new CAO will be telling

'The hiring of a new CAO allows council to hit the reset button, if it so wishes.'
LETTER: Vandalism would drop if kids had somewhere to go

LETTER: Vandalism would drop if kids had somewhere to go

'Give the kids something to do that they don't have to pay for, and I'm positive that property destruction would see a decrease.'
LETTER: Road clearing, sanding, an epic fail with city's first snowfall

LETTER: Road clearing, sanding, an epic fail with city's first snowfall

'I was born and raised in St. Albert, and it was St. Albert's pride that our snow trucks were the first ones out. Now they are non-existent.'
LETTER: When will Ray Gibbon be back up to speed?

LETTER: When will Ray Gibbon be back up to speed?

How is it that we have to slow traffic for work being done on a new road some distance from the existing roadway?
LETTER: Close count in election should mean recount

LETTER: Close count in election should mean recount

'Is there still a lack of transparency prevailing?'
COLUMN: City taking taxpayers for a ride with rising levy on transit services

COLUMN: City taking taxpayers for a ride with rising levy on transit services

'First, the amount to be levied will amount to 10 per cent of our tax bill. Secondly this is a nine-per-cent tax increase despite a recent 62-per-cent drop in ridership from 1.02 million to 390,000.'
COLUMN: Important to take stock, plan next year's garden

COLUMN: Important to take stock, plan next year's garden

'This year I learned the effects of a heat wave, temperatures up to 38 C and probably higher on the west wall of my house where I grow many of my tomatoes.'