Dear Editor;

In reply to a recent letter to the editor concerning our loss of democracy. There are very few countries that can consider themselves truly democratic. Least of all Canada.

The University of Wurzburg, Germany, has done a detailed study of 172 countries of the world and has listed them in order of democratic proficiency. My favourite has always been Switzerland, which I have visited a number of times while my daughter lived there as an International school teacher. The residents ther

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Dear Editor,

I found it hopeful to read in a recent issue that Prairie College is announcing revitalizing the campus. I hope this actually happens and is not just another announcement that is as meaningless as the ones made by the Phoenix Coyotes that they are building a new arena. Prairie has been irresponsible with leaving the wreck of a structure that is the old High School. As a long haul trucker I have seen the ghettos of North Philadelphia, NE of downtown St. Louis and others. There are ol

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Dear Editor:

Per The “Foundation of Faith and the National Prayer Breakfast”, by Damien C. Kurek, M.P., Battle River-Crowfoot. (Capital, April 10, 2024.)

I was struck by the incongruencies expressed in this article by M.P. Kurek.

He sets out to extol the merits of a “National Prayer Breakfast”. He writes of early missionaries, and says that “the legacy of faith has shaped much of our nation and it continues to be a significant factor.”

But then he goes on to s

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Dear Editor,

As we are at the beginning of Spring I read in last week’s paper that April is Daffodil Month symbolizing Hope. Now perhaps I know why the Daffodil has always been my favourite flower. I think Spring is a better time than New Year’s to reflect upon the past and the future. Please allow me to share some random thoughts I’ve had.

To me the thing I see that is missing in our world is hope. Hope is something that is so important to each person’s psyche, not just

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