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Change in government, change in attitude

Editor: It was a delightful day to see Cam Westhead defeated in the recent provincial election.

Why are we still using plastic bags in Canmore?

Editor: Upon a recent trip to Hawaii, I was pleased to find the state has banned the use of plastic bags. Hawaiian grocery stores sell cloth reusable bags for only 15 cents.

Suites change nature of single family zoning

Editor: I am writing this letter as I realize that a lot of people are not aware of the ramifications of the proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw.

Province must take immediate action to mitigate highway

Editor: This letter was submitted to the newly elected UCP MLA for Banff-Kananaskis. Dear Miranda Rosin: I was in collision with an elk on Highway 1 on Feb. 28.

Call for blind reform unhelpful

Editor: I am writing to disagree with your recent editorial regarding the deaths last week. Many people were affected by these events. Sensationalizing and demanding blind reform is asinine and insensitive.

Do your part for the Earth

Editor: Dear Canmore, if you didn’t know it is Earth week and I think we should take better care of our Earth. Our Earth has so much garbage and if you look around you can see it full of junk.

Tragedy offers opportunity to reflect on driver safety

Editor: After 1.

Canmore organic pilot program good news for residents

Editor: Our local group, Canmore Organics Recycling (CORE), is writing to express our thanks to Canmore Town Council for its recent decision to implement a pilot project to divert organic waste from the landfill, starting this September, with five co

Better parking improvements needed for Banff

Editor: I am among the many who were quite shocked and disappointed at the amount of trees that were cut down for the intercept parking lot. I was at the train station a few years ago when the parking lot was announced.

Alberta needs electoral reform

Editor: I believe the NDP missed a historic opportunity and that is to initiate or implement electoral reform. Instead, they were too focussed on ideology.