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EDITORIAL: City must draft a proper 'heat-response plan'

EDITORIAL: City must draft a proper 'heat-response plan'

"Experts say heat waves are part of a long-term warming trend, and our sweltering summers will be, too. If that's the case, it's time for St. Albert to craft a more detailed plan. Actual lives could depend on it."
LETTER: Motorists need to slow down, wait until pedestrians cross

LETTER: Motorists need to slow down, wait until pedestrians cross

"I would like to see increased visibility of law enforcement officers around St. Albert making our streets safer for people walk, at least in marked crosswalks and pedestrian crossings at major intersections."
LETTER: Thank you for kindness after Citadel Village fire

LETTER: Thank you for kindness after Citadel Village fire

"You touched our hearts in a dark time and we are extremely grateful."
LETTER: Columnist's claims about Quebec history 'confused'

LETTER: Columnist's claims about Quebec history 'confused'

"I haven’t seen anyone besides Dr. Murdock claim that a 'nation' status would give Quebec a veto over federal actions that impact its citizens, much less that other provinces would declare themselves nations, too."
COLUMN: Edmonton International Airport key economic engine for region

COLUMN: Edmonton International Airport key economic engine for region

"For business or personal reasons, strong air service matters."
EDITORIAL: Sipping Pinot in city parks will come with pitfalls

EDITORIAL: Sipping Pinot in city parks will come with pitfalls

"Creating an open culture around substance use in public spaces will have its drawbacks. These need to be examined, no matter what the data shows."
LETTER: Dirt, sod, does not belong in my brown garbage bin

LETTER: Dirt, sod, does not belong in my brown garbage bin

"We already pay high fees for garbage, recycling, and composting. Madam mayor, city council: What am I supposed to do with my dirt?"
LETTER: Thank you to those who helped after Citadel Mews fire

LETTER: Thank you to those who helped after Citadel Mews fire

"The incredible generosity, compassion, and consideration shown by these individuals, families, corporations, and volunteers made a huge, demonstrable difference and truly were appreciated. They provided much needed hope and light during the gloom of the disaster."
LETTER: Waste of taxpayers' money for city to plant trees, shrubs, then let them die

LETTER: Waste of taxpayers' money for city to plant trees, shrubs, then let them die

"I know if any of us in the private sector costed our company thousands of dollars due to negligence, we would be fired."
COLUMN: Bill C-36 resembles 1984’s infamous offence of Thoughtcrime

COLUMN: Bill C-36 resembles 1984’s infamous offence of Thoughtcrime

"What someone thinks you might think could therefore become reasonable grounds for prosecution."