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LETTER: In recognition

Editor: On Saturday, July 30, I attended a celebration of life for Jon Whelan. While listening to family members and the tributes of others in attendance, it was clear to me that Jon deserved more widespread recognition. For most of Jon’s life, he was

LETTER: Email wrong, but don't punish business, employees

Editor: Someone at Valbella Gourmet Foods made a grievous error of judgement in his egregious reply to Canmore Pride regarding a donation. There is no sugar coating this, but the owners of Valbella responded quickly and appropriately to the mistake of

LETTER: Life is more unaffordable in Alberta

Editor: Albertans are facing a cost-of-living crisis not seen in decades. Grocery prices have risen astronomically, gas prices were close to $2 per litre and utility rates are nearly triple what they were under the NDP Government. As well, as a

LETTER: Done with Quarry Lake

Editor: I am done with Quarry Lake. When we were heading home to Peaks of Grassi from Quarry Lake on Monday (Aug. 1) at noon – and before it got too busy – I was walking with my five-year-old granddaughter and my husband was behind pulling a wagon

LETTER: Cycling lanes, safety should be a priority

Editor: Keeping Canmore cyclists safe should be the No. 1 priority for this Town council. Driving from the Three Sisters community of Canmore to downtown, it is obvious the road is wide enough to accommodate a dedicated bike lane in both directions.

LETTER: K-Country Conservation pass restrictive for people

Editor: On yet another beautiful day in Canmore during the August long weekend, I went to the Canmore Nordic Centre to donate blood. While everyone is spending the day enjoying the outdoors, hiking and camping and at the Canmore Folk Festival, there

LETTER: Don't punish family for one person's actions

Editor: I'm writing this letter due to my fond memories of living and raising a family in the Bow Valley. My memory includes the fact that Valbella was – and hopefully still is – a well-regarded business in the Bow Valley since its inception in the

LETTER: Important to come together

Editor: First, let me say I am coming at this from strong allied, diverse and inclusive values and have direct members of my family who self-identify to be a part of the Pride community. As it so happens, I also work as a diversity and inclusion

LETTER: Time for province to take action against climate change

Editor: We’re seeing the first 40 Celsius temperatures recorded in the United Kingdom. Five cities in California recently banned the construction of new gas stations.

LETTER: Housing – everything is connected

Editor: Vibrant, livable and diverse communities foster an environment that helps provide and deliver a diverse offering of housing in their respective municipalities. It is incumbent on our elected officials, Town administration, the development