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The cost of federal stupidity

I think I have finally become an Albertan. Ottawa was my birthplace and I grew up with an inborn genetic predisposition to cheer for the Ottawa Roughriders. My heroes were federal political leaders.

Students get too much sex-ed exposure

Sex sells — get it? Your editorial proclaims that sex education does not increase interest in sexuality among youth and that this has been “proven” beyond doubt. I have never read this study “proving” such a thing.

There is no authority on climate change

David Lloyd’s recent article on climate change is just a bunch of nonsense. Who made him an authority on climate? ‘Cause he’s a musician and used to live here? Give me a break. The world has been warming since the last ice age.

No need for nuclear power

Congratulations to Elena Shacherl for correcting some of the incomplete and faulty information in the biased nuclear panel's report, as referred to May 2.

Climate assertions are false

In his commentary column on climate change, Dave Lloyd makes several assertions that are outright false.

Bike racks benefit commuters

This is in response to Lexi Pendzich's letter to the editor in the Wednesday, May 13 edition of the St. Albert Gazette. I fully agree. Bike racks should be put on all St. Albert Transit (StAT) buses.

MS Walk hard on the heart strings

I walked on Sunday April 26 at the MS Walk in St. Albert. I just wanted to say thanks to the participants who came out to support all of us with MS. We had a great day.

Council needs to be cautious about new debt

Borrowing is back after council, sitting as the finance and audit committee, decided Monday to end its six-year-old practice of viewing debt as the fiscal equivalent of the plague.

City buses need bike racks

Are you a citizen being robbed of your own power to enjoy an eco-friendly commute? Are you worried that Mayor Nolan Crouse is not putting forth ideas towards what I’ll coin green preparedness? I’m not the only one who loves biking —

Sad times for beef producers

As zone director of Alberta Beef Producers (ABP), I very seriously struggle with replying to Drumheller-Stettler MLA Jack Hayden’s comments regarding bringing choice to beef producers within the province.