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Arlington Drive editorial angers reader

I would like to clarify some misleading statements in ‘Opponents muddying Arlington waters.’ Fact: The Protestant school board does own the property but they can’t do with it as they please.

Developer should compromise with residents

While I very much agree with the need for affordable housing here in St. Albert and also the development in Akinsdale, I have some very big concerns about this one. You don't have to flip all the way and build a shantytown in that place.

It appears nothing can go on Arlington Drive

I write this as all I read is letters against the Arlington Drive development. While most letters start off by saying how much they support Habitat for Humanity and this isn’t a case of NIMBY, I really find that hard to believe.

Honest letter highlights why International Women's Day was created

After reading the Opinion section of the March 3 Gazette, I found it interesting to find that the article on the Baha’i community’s International Women’s Day Awards immediately followed Samantha Clyde’s honest and significant

Try a different density model on Arlington Drive

I was very impressed that you would allot two pages to give the views for and against the development of Habitat for Humanity homes on Arlington Drive.

Developers should speak at public hearings

The public hearing respecting the 70 Arlington Dr. affordable housing development demonstrates that our city council just can’t get it right when it comes to public hearings.

Always tip your server

I’m a server in St. Albert. I am very good at my job, but it’s not as easy as it looks. As a server, I make minimum wage — $8.80 an hour. Servers make the least amount of money in a restaurant in terms of wages.

There are no mansions in Akinsdale

It was nice to see opposing views side-by-side on the Arlington Drive issue. I live on Akins Drive and I would like to assure Genevieve McNab that there are not any mansions in this area. There is a need for low-income housing.

Akinsdale asked to shoulder unfair burden

A few things struck me at the public hearing on Monday, March 15. None of the speakers in favour of the project live anywhere near it. It is easy to be in favour of something that costs you nothing.

Torture can save soldiers' lives

With reference to Bob Russell’s letter of March 13 concerning Omar Khadr, I did not say that I condoned the apparent “torture administered to this young Canadian.