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Letters to the Editor

A job is not a job

A Job is a Job? During the all-candidates forum held at the Cochrane Lions Event Centre on April 9, NDP candidate Steve Durrell was asked how many government jobs had been created.

Bill Belsey has touched so many lives

Bill Belsey has been an extraordinary professional educator for many years.

Wolf in sheep's clothing

I hope many of our young Albertans read this letter.

Thanks for the memories

Thank you Cochrane, for nine wonderful years... I would like to take a moment to thank all of the wonderful Cochranites that made us feel welcome and a part of this community.

Loyalty: What comes first?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott out of Liberal Party caucus for their lack of loyalty to himself and the Liberal party. That is my understanding and that’s the perception many have.

We live in a wonderful town

Thank you! There are many good reasons for living in Cochrane, but the best reason is the people. Last week, my 86-year-old mother was walking near Walmart and was crossing the street with her walker when she hit some gravel and fell.

Political rhetoric threatening lives

Letter to the people of Alberta who will be going to the polls to determine the future of this province at a very critical time. In 1917, Senator Hiram Johnson wrote, “The first casualty when war comes, is truth.

Vote with your head

It’s a sad, sad state of affairs when the Alberta voter’s only choice at the polls is to put a check mark next to the name of “anybody other than a candidate from the current NDP leadership.

The elite sabotage politics and higher learning

Many are disillusioned by the all powerful financial and political control that elites have. Winners Take All by Anand Giriharadas provides thought provoking ideas on how elites have changed public thought.

Alberta's socialists need dose of reality

Neille Hawkwood should apply “a little dose of reality” to her thinking. She claims correctly that the Earth’s climate is changing. That’s where her reality ends. She claims the energy boom times are over. Wrong.