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Letters to the Editor

Concerns over flights at Okotoks airport

In response to the July 31 cover story Two killed in glider collision , I want to offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the two individuals who perished in this latest aviation accident.

Columnist leaves too much out in financial breakdown

Re: Opposition giving itself too much financial credit, by Chris Nelson, July 10. You can often tell more about opinion writers by what they leave out rather than what they include.

Students need fair wage for post-secondary school

Regarding: Wage reduction hits students If you are old enough to vote then you are indirectly responsible for the decisions that are being made on your behalf in Edmonton and Ottawa.

Family-oriented Storytime stressed acceptance with grace

Re: Diverse Storytime in Free Speech row, article of June 19; I am a 65-year-old grandmother and I attended the Storytime with my daughter-inlaw and grandchildren, aged eight and fiver years.

Billboards an unsightly sign of the times

Dear Editor, In reading the article in the May 29, 2019 edition of the Western Wheel I strongly feel that all billboards should be banned in the province. The billboards that are simply a tarp on a rusty old trailer are an eyesore at best.

Wildlife in town should be treated as wild

Dear Editor, Regarding your front page article on June 5, may I say that it distresses me that we consider acceptable, cute and front page worthy the occupation by wild animals within town limits.

Hospice’s decision fulfills patients’ choices

Dear Editor, In response to the letter Hospice should not offer MAID in the June 5 edition of the Western Wheel, I was rather shocked to read the view of the writer and some of the wording chosen to describe the hospice’s choice to offer MAID.

Questioning Country Hospice's decision

Dear Editor, I was sorry to read in a recent edition of the Western Wheel that the local hospice is planning to offer MAID.

Climate change specialist needs community buy-in

Dear Editor, Floods cost Canadians almost $4 billion from 2005 to 2014, and that’s just the federal disaster payouts.

Large shared classroom questioned

Dear Editor, As a retired Ontario teacher with 25 years experience, I was stunned to discover that the Red Deer Lake School had a Grade 2 class with 47 students. I thought that the giant class/team teaching model fell into disrepute in the late ’70s.