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LETTER: Mass destruction of trees along city trails 'senseless'

LETTER: Mass destruction of trees along city trails 'senseless'

'Please, if anyone knows the reasons for this utter destruction, let us know.'
LETTER: Trudeau's flight plan doesn't take climate emergency into account

LETTER: Trudeau's flight plan doesn't take climate emergency into account

'For the prime minister, a price on carbon doesn’t register on his financials. For most of us, his increase in our cost of living does affect the way we manage our needs and our wants.'
COLUMN: A healthy workplace happens when we exercise our mental-health muscles

COLUMN: A healthy workplace happens when we exercise our mental-health muscles

'We go to the gym for our physical workout; and churches, mosques, or synagogues for our spiritual development. I think Ferrance may be onto something when it comes to a mental workout.'
COLUMN: Premier Kenney must stop the name-calling

COLUMN: Premier Kenney must stop the name-calling

'If Kenney can’t see beyond names to a more civil discussion, he can’t see the majority of Albertans who care about their province.'
EDITORIAL: Electorate conditioned for quick fix

EDITORIAL: Electorate conditioned for quick fix

Today, the province’s “Cost-of-Living Rebate,” while welcome by many, is a short-term Band-Aid on much larger fiscal challenges.
LETTER: Trees felled at former site of Holes' farm not a loss: arborist

LETTER: Trees felled at former site of Holes' farm not a loss: arborist

'My first impressions as I passed through the gate were of surprise and confusion. Confusion because what I was greeted with was not a beautiful natural preserve, nor an old forest, or even the delicately landscaped sanctuary I had been told to expect. As a professional arborist and passionate nature enthusiast, what I saw was more or less a neglected parking lot.'
LETTER: Market, lack of ground-level retail make it difficult to shop downtown

LETTER: Market, lack of ground-level retail make it difficult to shop downtown

'It would be nice if the market was moved from downtown. ... I’d love to shop downtown if there were more retail spaces at ground level, too.'
LETTER: Old Bling Pig Pub less of an eye sore than current site

LETTER: Old Bling Pig Pub less of an eye sore than current site

'The St. A square looks great online, but the way it looks today is years away from that becoming a reality, if ever, not to mention the inherent danger of expensive cranes and lifts raised into the air — an accident literally waiting to happen.'
LETTER: New flashing-light crosswalks don't absolve pedestrians of responsibility

LETTER: New flashing-light crosswalks don't absolve pedestrians of responsibility

'Children on crosswalk patrol are better educated on the issue, and always wait for cars to stop completely before allowing pedestrian traffic. Ironically, they are models for many adults.'
LETTER: Our transportation can do better with congestion on St. Albert Trail

LETTER: Our transportation can do better with congestion on St. Albert Trail

Having thousands of cars needlessly idling away hour after hour and day after day for no reason is shameful for a city which lists, as its sixth priority: “Environmental Stewardship: Explore innovative environmental and conservation opportunities.”