To the Editor;

The debate over public versus private education has bubbled up again recently, with lobby groups, unions and even the Edmonton Public School Board supporting Mr. Eggen’s bid to cut off all provincial government funding for private education. The same view was proposed in a recent letter to the editor. The argument put forward is that shutting down all private schools would somehow save the government money. It has been a few years, but having served a term on the Parkland Co

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To the Editor;

What an amazing weekend my sister and I enjoyed of rich musical performances - all with past and present Three Hills connections.

Friday evening we were invited to hear the oratorio, ELIJAH, performed in the beautiful Jack Singer Concert Hall by the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra. During intermission we were delighted to meet Three Hills born and raised Ian Charter and his wife, Colleen. The couple was not only thrilled with the musical excellence of Friday’s pres

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To the Editor;

Other than bringing children into this world it seems that parenting is fast becoming obsolete. There is a centuries old debate over who should get to raise the nation’s children. It seemed to morph into a debate between the faith based communities which generally supports the role of parents against the humanistic society who believe God is dead or never existed.

First it was compulsory education where humanism has succeeded in declaring faith as unnecessary, and even dange

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To the Editor;

Where is honesty at election time?

About 90 years ago my mother’s family came to Canada for freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, value of hard work and security - not wanting handouts but able to contribute positively to the country’s social and economic well-being. So here we are with an Alberta NDP government doing the very things that caused people to come to Alberta: extreme government regulations that strangle the wellbeing of the citizen

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