July 17th, 2024

Letters to the Editor

It’s time for our divorce laws to change

By Letter to the Editor on July 19th, 2017

I am angry! Would you choose to pay $250,000 or $500,000 or maybe more for absolutely nothing in return? No, you would assume it to be a scam. In this case, it’s called spousal support and is sanctioned by our legal system! Those being targeted are men (and only very occasionally women) who have stayed ... Read More »

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How much did Klein cuts cost Alberta taxpayers?

By Letter to the Editor on July 19th, 2017

Being a Conservative I would like to blame the Khadr disaster on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also but can’t. I remember the warnings the lawyers and judges were giving then-PM Stephen Harper, that if he didn’t handle it properly we could be in trouble. Harper wouldn’t listen. This is the same Harper who treated our ... Read More »

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Anthem lyric change not a big deal

By Letter to the Editor on July 18th, 2017

Bravo to the News and its coverage and promotion of Canada’s 150th birthday. The newspaper on July 1 was great with the Canadian flag once again printed for those inclined to post it in a window or wherever. However, there is one area that your proof readers slipped up on and that is the printing ... Read More »

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Government should be ashamed for caving in to terrorist Khadr

By Letter to the Editor on July 13th, 2017

As a retired soldier I am not only appalled at the apology and millions of our tax dollars being given to a convicted murder, I am personally offended. I proudly served in the Canadian military for 20 years and retired just as proud with the rank of warrant officer. I know soldiers who came home ... Read More »

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Uproar about Halifax Canada Day protest is ‘gobbledygook’

By Letter to the Editor on July 12th, 2017

The five Canadian Armed Forces members, Proud Boys, are being investigated, but they are now suspended for alleged racism against the protesters at the statue of General Cornwallis in Halifax on Canada Day. The so-called Mi’kmaq protestors did not include any Aboriginals. Chief Mama Grizzly is no aboriginal chief, she is some person from British ... Read More »

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