Opinion Letters

Lois Ann Baker/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Jose Rivest at the gun show on Saturday in Long Sault. Rivest is the owner of Rechargement Rivest Reloading and joined a number of other vendors for the first gun show in Long Sault.

Let's be reasonable about gun control

Kevin Sorenson, now you’ve made me angry. I’m used to your columns being nothing more than rants against the government. But your attack on Bill 71 is shameful. We all know that farmers and hunters need guns. No one argues that. But a gun is a tool designed to kill. Any rational person agrees there need to be limits on gun ownership.

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Re: Carbon tax is good for Alberta

Well, Mr. Hill, I would certainly like to think that you have all your ducks in a row. It would not be very good if there was even one duck out of place. Lets face it, you certainly have all the credible people lined up in a row. You have Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Insurance Bureau of Canada, 60 companies including banks and oil companies, Prest

City of Camrose Director of Community Development Victor Goodman speaks at the Camrose Chamber of Commerce lunch at the Camrose Resort and Casino in Camrose on March 1. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

Standing up for Camrose

I would like to thank the Vancouver Sun for publishing Harrison Mooney’s op-ed piece, “After Alberta’s wine ban, what should B.C. boycott in retaliation?” In today’s fast-paced world it is gratifying to find a reporter so committed to the detailed research that formed the basis of Mooney’s comments.

Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips comments on the new rules for the review of Canadian energy projects in Edmonton on January 27, 2016. Shaughn Butts/Postmedia Network

Alberta's impact on the climate minimal

Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips is quoted in the January 18, 2018 Edmonton Journal as saying “More stringent policies in Alberta … would have a negligible impact on global emissions.” Now if only the minister could similarly reach the same conclusion about the existing “carbon tax.”

National pharmacare program should be a priority

Hon. Kevin Sorenson, MP for Battle River-Crowfoot, I wish you and your family a happy and healthy 2018. And I would like to suggest for you a New Year’s resolution; one that I’m sure will enhance your well-being. It seems to me that you’ve spent too much energy in 2017 bashing the Liberal government and I think you should let that go.

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