To the Editor;

A vital component in the health care picture is, of course, the medical support staff who work daily and tirelessly with our physicians to ensure wellness in the region. These people may be front and centre or quite often, behind the scenes. They do, however, cover all the bases from nursing care to physical plant maintenance, dietary needs to office duties, paramedical team work to technical and lab procedures and everything in between.

You may already know of our “Medical

Read more

To the Editor:

I can understand that Canadian papers are hesitant in printing anything at all about the recent killings of 16 (or possibly more by now) Palestinians in Gaza for fear of being labelled “anti-Semitic,” because even our Prime Minister has been taken in by the Israeli apartheid government.

You have watched the TV episodes showing mostly young men throwing or hurling rocks at well armed Israeli soldiers, backed up by tanks and snipers in towers, across the massive wire fen

Read more

To the Editor:

The Feb. 28 article about the Badlands Motorsports Resort fails to mention that most of the land where they propose to build their racetrack resort is designated by County and Provincial law as in an ESA – Environmentally Significant Area – in which, by law, development is to be avoided at all costs. The last Kneehill Council rezoned it as “Direct Control” to circumvent this legal requirement and allow a highly destructive development that will obliterate a

Read more

To the Editor;

I was surprised to read the front page article, “Badlands Motorsports Resort working to finalize plans”, and learn that the development is apparently close to reality- “hoping to move earth in the late summer or early fall 2018”.

My understanding is that there are environmental issues relating to land and water (wetlands drainage etc.) and plants and wildlife that have not yet been approved by the Alberta Environment. The article states that this project is

Read more