Dear Editor,

In 1986 the ruling Social Credit Party of BC was taken over by a controversial leader called Bill VanderZalm who was elected as premier. His views were so radical, it split the party, who not only lost the next election, but the party soon ceased to exist.

In 2016, Donald Trump was elected president. He also is controversial with extreme views. The Republican Party has never been so divided as they are today.

It’s now 2022 in Alberta and another controversial politician is in

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Dear Editor,

The recent passing of the Queen affected me more than I thought it would. I teared up when I watched the memorials and the recounts of her life. But what I think upset me the most was the disrespect I’ve witnessed by the younger generations.

When I was a young girl, we would sing both the Canadian anthem and God Save the Queen every morning in school, her picture was in every classroom I entered, and we were taught pride in our Queen and country. I’m not sure we can say

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Dear Editor,

The level of services to individuals experiencing a serious mental illness is at best shameful-individuals with mental illness are systematically disenfranchised and for that we should all feel shame as Canadians.

1967 was a big year for Montreal. EXPO was held there. Nations of the world gathered together to display their cultures, building lovely pavilions to do so.

1967 was also the beginning of mental health reports and results in the province of Alberta. This report was followe

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Dear Editor,

It was great to see the crowd at the town hall last week to hear and question Danielle Smith. You would have to be very jaded or partisan not to realize that she is qualified to be Premier. The scare tactics of Premier Kenney, some of the other leadership candidates, the media, especially Don Braid of the Herald smack of hysteria and desperation. She explained carefully and reasonably her position on the Sovereignty Act, as well answered every question thoughtfully and thoroughly. T

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