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LETTER: Thank you for Remembrance Day coverage

Editor: For many, many years, I looked forward to Rob Alexander’s excellent articles in the Outlook’s Remembrance Day edition. He did a great job in covering current events, but was outstanding in recognizing local veterans, and fascinating in relaying

LETTER: Avoid reckless driving

Editor: A few days ago driving onto Bow Valley Trail, I found myself in a traffic line-up. An elk herd was trying to cross to the other side. Each elk waited until it felt safe to cross the road. Two impatient male drivers pulled out of the line-up

LETTER: Bigger priorities face Town, residents

Editor: I left the Nov. 1 Canmore council meeting more disappointed with my adopted home than I have ever been. I have lived in Canmore for about 10 years now. I have been involved in select, narrow aspects of the Bow Valley community in that decade,

LETTER: More public engagement needed on pathway

Editor: The Outlook and CBC covered a story about Canmore Residents interrupting the Nov. 1 council meeting with concerns over the planned upgrade to the pathway plan along the Bow River. It got so bad the RCMP was called to break up the mele. I

LETTER: Residents' concerns should be taken more seriously

Editor: For 35 years, the West Bow River Canmore pathway has not required warning signs to identify problem sections on the trail. That is until citizens voiced concerns regarding the cost and disruption of improvements to the trail at the Nov. 1 Town

LETTER: Reflections on Remembrance Day from Canadian foreign aid worker

Editor: I would like my words to honour the memory of the many men and women who gave their lives in the service of this country. My thoughts quickly focus on the First World War, the Second World War, and the Korean War.

LETTER: Looking forward to paved pathway

Editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you to the Town of Canmore for the excellent job you are doing so far this season of maintaining the paved section of the Three Sisters Pathway. It was such a treat to walk it this week, with it being cleared of snow

LETTER: Important to be welcoming, accepting community

Editor: The wildlife conservation movement has a long history of perpetuating social oppression, including against 2SLGBTQI+ communities, in part by labelling and dichotomizing “natural” and “unnatural” behaviours in both “wild” and anthropocentric

LETTER: Treating workers with respect is essential

Editor: I want to bring to public attention the experience of the guest services folks at Elevation Place. I have heard some horror stories from friends who work there, but the events of the Oct. 22 weekend really take the cake. The front desk workers

LETTER: Concerned with ministry changes

Editor: Recent changes to the former Ministry of Environment and Parks are concerning for the future of Alberta’s protected areas. More than 90 per cent of the land base of provincial and wildland provincial parks, along with the Willmore Wilderness