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LETTER: Transportation award for city a surprise

LETTER: Transportation award for city a surprise

'That drive through St. Albert perhaps wouldn't take so long if we didn't insist on erecting a traffic light anywhere a woodland creature wandered near a road.'
LETTER: Telus 'service' has left this senior holding the shovel

LETTER: Telus 'service' has left this senior holding the shovel

'I am an 80-year-old pensioner left with sod removal, compacting soil, and road crush removal.'
LETTER: Roundabouts don't seem to be solving traffic problems

LETTER: Roundabouts don't seem to be solving traffic problems

'I really don’t think much thought was put into this entire roundabout idea.'
COLUMN: Strong, wise, benevolent leadership a necessity in times like these

COLUMN: Strong, wise, benevolent leadership a necessity in times like these

'We can hope that the best among us rise up to positions of leadership in government, and in business and community.'
COLUMN: Create a haven for birds in your backyard

COLUMN: Create a haven for birds in your backyard

'No matter how small your space, you can add flowers, a birdbath, and small shrubs.'
EDITORIAL: Non-resident fees not a practical solution

EDITORIAL: Non-resident fees not a practical solution

'The City of St. Albert and the County of Sturgeon need to sit down together and negotiate a new ICF.'
LETTER: This resident isn't ready to trust City surveys, or their outcomes

LETTER: This resident isn't ready to trust City surveys, or their outcomes

'When a council ignores and disrespects popular votes while stifling the will of the people, it takes much more than a catalogue of community surveys to heal the hurt.'
LETTER: An ode to the removal of electronics, social media ...

LETTER: An ode to the removal of electronics, social media ...

'Keeping up with the wanting web is driving me insane.'
COLUMN: Municipalities need to pick a lane and stay in it

COLUMN: Municipalities need to pick a lane and stay in it

'If municipal councils wish for more autonomy, municipalities can choose to raise property taxes and stop asking for provincial grant money. If municipalities wish for more provincial grant money, these same municipalities need to stop asking for autonomy.'
COLUMN: Alberta must have control over key levers of its economy

COLUMN: Alberta must have control over key levers of its economy

The Impact Assessment Act is a Trojan horse for the feds, preventing any designated project from proceeding if it may have environmental effects, positive or negative, marginal or significant.