Dear Editor;

Euthanasia has now been legal in Canada for over two years. The numbers of people getting euthanized is rising at an alarming rate, while legal challenges look to expand eligibility even more. This is not without significant negative repercussions to health care and society in general.

The first half of 2018 saw a 30% increase in completed euthanasias in Canada compared to the prior six months.

Meanwhile palliative care is still unavailable for six of seven Canadians who need it. Is

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To the Editor

Re: To kill several rocks with one bird.

A local doctor recently wrote a letter entitled “Share my sentiments”, 9/26/18, condemning the letters written by an “ill informed non-resident”. The beauty of our democracy is that we all have a “right” to express our opinion as long as those opinions do not advocate violence and hatred towards others, or advocating the overthrow of our governments through violent means. We are “entitled” to e

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To the Editor;

We may not have it altogether, but together, we have it all. That about sums up what should be happening in our County today. However, that does not seem to be the attitude as of late.

I have a quote on my wall that says, and I quote: “Malicious obedience,” this is the tendency to do only as one is told by another, following the literal translation of their instructions. Generally, people are better served where they can participate in an honest, reasoned discussion wh

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To the Editor;

Assault on human freedoms?

Our society has, over the years, benefited by the entrepreneurship, creativity, principled inventors, conscientious-driven speakers and writers, and objective leaders of government and bureaucracy. However, we are witnessing, in the last approximately sixty years the withering of ethical behavior and moral philosophy through audio and visual media along with judicial pandering to certain vocal groups. The bottom line? Through executive-type orders and or

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