Dear Editor,

Firearms owners in Canada require a Purchase Acquisition Licence to own any firearm.

Classifications are attached to the PAL depending on the type of firearms owned. The PAL is required to purchase and own firearms, ammunition, gun powder and some personal protective gear.

The PAL renewal is to be submitted to the Canadian Firearms Program every 5 years. This can be completed on a paper form or on the RCMP website. An annually escalating fee is charged to the credit card of choice a

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Dear Editor,

Trying to start the year off with a positive attitude, but…. reading the news and commentaries makes it difficult. Number 1 was PM Trudeau’s “Just Transition”, his next step in his quest to destroy Alberta’s economy. Of course it isn’t just him as he is a puppet (willing) whose strings are pulled by a myriad of players. Rachael Notley recently boasted about being influential in the Federal government buying the Trans Mountain pipeline; purchase p

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Dear Editor,

In the December 21 issue of The Capital, I read where Trochu is considering building affordable housing, i.e. an apartment building. After living and working in several small communities across Alberta, I can say from personal experience that affordable housing will break or make a community, therefore defining its future.

One example is Pincher Creek. A WalMart was built there just prior to my moving there. It employs 140 people, which is wonderful, if those people have a place to

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Dear Editor:

As the festive season is here for many of us, I’m writing to plea to community members to remain vigilant in staying away from driving while impaired.

My 20 yr old daughter Macy Boyce and her long-time boyfriend 21 yr old Ethan Halford were violently killed near Trochu, June 17 2022. Macy’s car was struck and pushed into the path of a semi truck. The driver of the initial car that struck Macy’s car has been charged with Impaired Driving, and other charges.

Our fami

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