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Letters to the Editor

Socialism defined

Socialism is a flawed philosophy that destroys the human spirit and its desire to achieve, while curtailing self reliance, freedom and personal responsibility.

Only a vibrant economy will sustain strong social programs

Anyone who believes that we can borrow our way to prosperity is a fool.

The more we talk, the better educated we are on the topics of gun ownership

I’m writing in response to the opinion expressed by Dan Cunin in your February 13th edition of “Cochrane Eagle”. I would like to voice an appreciation for disclosing his point of view in public.

Stop those that are trying to stop the pipelines

I’d really like to know why the current Indigenous pipeline blockades aren’t being broken up by the authorities? These “protests” aren’t even licensed and, more to the point, aren’t even legal.

Climate change must take centre stage

The Canadian News Media Association received $14.4 million to peddle the mainstream climate change message.

UCP's Television and Film Tax Credit Program will hurt Alberta

If the UCP is serious in wanting to create a healthy Alberta film industry they need to scrap annual and per-project caps.

Kenney’s government a massive failure for Alberta’s youth

Sadly, evidence is showing that our youth, in the eyes of the UCP, are nothing more than an expendable line item, therefore not worth his time to support.

When will the phone scams end?

I have to admit, February 7th 2020 will be the day silence came to our home. Not in the usual ways you may think. Today is the first day in 38 years that my land line will no longer ring; we have cancelled our home phone.

There are good people living in Cochrane

What a wonderful thing to do.

Look for the positive things

So let’s remember to look for the positive things that are getting accomplished and remember to thank those that are making it happen.