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EDITORIAL: Not all doom and gloom

EDITORIAL: Not all doom and gloom

We're not out of the woods yet, but we're starting to see some sunlight through the trees. The city enjoyed a great year of construction activity, with values of construction topping $200 million – 40 per cent higher than in 2019.
LETTER: Look at both sides of mask argument

LETTER: Look at both sides of mask argument

"Is it truly selfish to be uncooperative if the response to coronavirus may be overdone and/or unethical?"
LETTER: A startling realization

LETTER: A startling realization

"And that was the moment my wildest dream became reality wherein I realized the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford no less, is a man who actually “walks the talk” while our Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney, is a man who only “talks – then walks”! Who would have ever thought?"
LETTER: Government aid should target those most hurt by the pandemic

LETTER: Government aid should target those most hurt by the pandemic

"Since these massive companies prospered while many small businesses suffered because of an historical accident, why not simply impose a heavy tax on the big guys and redistribute that wealth to mom and pop stores?"
LETTER: To those few bad dog owners, stop letting us down

LETTER: To those few bad dog owners, stop letting us down

"Thanks, please pick up after your dog! If you are not willing to do this, you should not have a dog!"
LETTER: Miracles

LETTER: Miracles

"I believe in miracles, I see them happen every day"
LETTER: Respect the Municipal Development Plan – reject Riverbank Landing

LETTER: Respect the Municipal Development Plan – reject Riverbank Landing

"St. Albert deserves a development that complements Red Willow Park and ensures lands adjacent to it are complementary to its character."
COLUMN: Free enterprise can do what governments cannot

COLUMN: Free enterprise can do what governments cannot

"The solution is to incentivize industry to use processes and create products that do not emit greenhouse gases."
EDITORIAL: Journeys of grief

EDITORIAL: Journeys of grief

"Everybody's grief journey is unique to them. There's no timelines, there's no stages, and there's no expectations. Give yourself time and space to grieve, be open and accepting of your own emotions.
LETTER: Community character

LETTER: Community character

"Personally, I don’t agree with anyone’s decision to travel during these times, but I do appreciate Ms. Hughes valuable role on St. Albert City Council. All governments work best with a variety of members that have a diversity of ideas, opinions and perspectives, all contributing to healthy democracy and more informed decision-making."