To the Editor;

Re: “Jumping through hoops to defend Canada’s equalization system”

In reference to this letter, I would suggest people go to the official Government of Canada website, then go to the Department of Finance Canada to read three articles. One is entitled “Letters to the Provinces and Territories: Alberta”, the second one is entitled “Letters to the Provinces and Territories: Quebec”, and the third article is entitled “Federal Support to

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To the Editor;

This past week was interesting for a news junkie like myself. The fully expected spectacle of the federal government announcing the purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline with the support and approval of the Alberta NDP with no firm time-line or cost analysis means that the present and future generations of Canadians will be paying for these decisions with no guarantee of any pipeline expansion taking place. This even though Kinder Morgan had financing and approvals in place and o

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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

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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

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