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Letters to the Editor

Students need fair wage for post-secondary school

Regarding: Wage reduction hits students If you are old enough to vote then you are indirectly responsible for the decisions that are being made on your behalf in Edmonton and Ottawa.

Family-oriented Storytime stressed acceptance with grace

Re: Diverse Storytime in Free Speech row, article of June 19; I am a 65-year-old grandmother and I attended the Storytime with my daughter-inlaw and grandchildren, aged eight and fiver years.

Billboards an unsightly sign of the times

Dear Editor, In reading the article in the May 29, 2019 edition of the Western Wheel I strongly feel that all billboards should be banned in the province. The billboards that are simply a tarp on a rusty old trailer are an eyesore at best.

Wildlife in town should be treated as wild

Dear Editor, Regarding your front page article on June 5, may I say that it distresses me that we consider acceptable, cute and front page worthy the occupation by wild animals within town limits.

Hospice’s decision fulfills patients’ choices

Dear Editor, In response to the letter Hospice should not offer MAID in the June 5 edition of the Western Wheel, I was rather shocked to read the view of the writer and some of the wording chosen to describe the hospice’s choice to offer MAID.

Questioning Country Hospice's decision

Dear Editor, I was sorry to read in a recent edition of the Western Wheel that the local hospice is planning to offer MAID.

Climate change specialist needs community buy-in

Dear Editor, Floods cost Canadians almost $4 billion from 2005 to 2014, and that’s just the federal disaster payouts.

Large shared classroom questioned

Dear Editor, As a retired Ontario teacher with 25 years experience, I was stunned to discover that the Red Deer Lake School had a Grade 2 class with 47 students. I thought that the giant class/team teaching model fell into disrepute in the late ’70s.

Communication key to Red Deer Lake classroom

Dear Editor, Without any notification, last fall Grade 2 students and their parents returned to Red Deer Lake School to find the partition wall between two classrooms had been removed, creating one large classroom with 47 students.

Learning lessons from Down Under

Dear Editor, I would like to offer a solution to the safety crossing concerns at the intersection of Milligan and Crystal Ridge Drive, as stated in Megan Thrall’s news story on Feb. 27, and the many other complaints before it.