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LETTER: Choir a fun time for all

Editor: I read the excellent article in the Aug. 18 edition of the Outlook about the Valley Winds Community Choir. I wanted to add a few words after my experience in the last nine years in both choirs, but more recently in the Men of the Mountains choir

LETTER: Choirs return a joyful moment

Editor: I read the Aug. 18 article in the Outlook with enthusiasm regarding the start-up of the Valley Winds Community Choirs after two years of not being able to rehearse in person. Our Directors, Sue Denton and Lee Ann DeCoteau, are to be commended

LETTER: Important for people to respect one another

Editor: It was interesting to read recent letters to the editor. A cyclist complaining about drivers, a driver complaining about cyclists and then an astute letter about the need for respect for one another. Travelling through central Canmore has

LETTER: Is Arrive Canada app still needed?

Editor: I am writing in the hope someone more intelligent or better informed than I can explain what useful purpose the Arrive Canada app serves. Since COVID-19 is everywhere and public health has given up trying to trace contacts, believing it to be

LETTER: Rabbits are out of control

Editor: Dear Town council. It is time to reactivate your rabbit posse. The rabbits have and are exploding in numbers in south Canmore, like, well, like rabbits. My husband and I try to be nurturers of this planet and promote greening. We abhor the

LETTER: Two unfortunate knee jerk reactions

Editor: All of us in the Bow Valley must wish the person at Valbella Gourmet Foods who responded to the LBGTQ+ request for a donation would have written something like “we are sorry, but our charity donations have all been budgeted for this year. Good

LETTER: Pathways should be for pedestrians

Editor: The weekend of Aug. 13-14 had many visitors and residents walk the scenic, shaded paths of Canmore. It is why they travel from Calgary and beyond and why we live here to experience the mountain tranquillity Canmore has to offer. Dodging

LETTER: Banff vehicle bridge needs fourth lane

Editor: I'd like to make comments on two articles from the Aug. 11 edition of the Outlook . The first is about the horse trail near the Banff Recreation Grounds.

LETTER: Lane reversal should be tried under different circumstances

Editor: It is interesting the 2012 Banff Master Transportation Plan is cited as a reason a lane reversal on Banff’s Bow River Bridge has not been tried before because the report says it is not recommended. The same report also says conversion of Banff

LETTER: Drivers also need to follow rules of the road

Editor: After reading Jason Wilkinson's letter regarding cyclists ignoring traffic laws in the Aug. 18 Outlook, I decided to do a quick survey of my own over a couple of days. On Thursday afternoon (Aug. 18) I watched as a cyclist had to jam on their