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LETTER: Have some empathy before leaving nasty notes on windshields

LETTER: Have some empathy before leaving nasty notes on windshields

'I would love for all the wild-tempered people in St. Albert to walk a day in another's shoes.'
LETTER: UCP curriculum a giant leap backward

LETTER: UCP curriculum a giant leap backward

'Distressingly, the curriculum has become a high-stakes political football, with Alberta’s children and its future set to become casualties.'
COLUMN: Social conservatism stronger in U.S. than Canada

COLUMN: Social conservatism stronger in U.S. than Canada

'For decades, Canadian conservatives have been saying and doing things that would have destroyed their careers if they lived in the American Bible Belt.'
EDITORIAL: Kudos to young leader for tackling mental health

EDITORIAL: Kudos to young leader for tackling mental health

'Instead of standing back and waiting for somebody else to take on the challenge, Yakemchuk saw herself as the somebody who could affect positive change and went for it.'

LETTER: In poor taste to ticket for off-leash violations before educating park users

'Education is non-existent, and the manner in which several St. Albert seniors have been confronted appears more appropriate for major crime.'
LETTER: We're surrounded by profitable solar-farm projects

LETTER: We're surrounded by profitable solar-farm projects

'I hope our council leads on this issue and doesn't pander to the loudest voice in the room.'
LETTER: Vibrant downtown absolutely includes ample parking, among other things

LETTER: Vibrant downtown absolutely includes ample parking, among other things

'We have much more to offer than an impressive clock tower and industrial-sized wheat rods.'
COLUMN: Deterioration in empathy, social relationships, a side effect of pandemic

COLUMN: Deterioration in empathy, social relationships, a side effect of pandemic

'We need to rebuild trust, hope, and empathy. Fighting that virus could be child’s play in comparison.'
OPINION: Newspapers are not packaging, they are the product

OPINION: Newspapers are not packaging, they are the product

'We cannot have a misguided system that puts newspapers at risk at a time when the public needs trusted sources of information more than ever before.'
COLUMN: Deploy approach used on polio to eradicate COVID-19, ensuing political hubris

COLUMN: Deploy approach used on polio to eradicate COVID-19, ensuing political hubris

While political involvement has been an incurable and deadly feature of the pandemic, there is an effective preventive cure against vote-seeking hubris as COVID-19 enters the endemic phase.