August 14th, 2020

Letters to the Editor

City’s dealings with fort were always cordial in the past

By Lethbridge Herald on March 1st, 2016

I had the pleasure of serving on the Fort Whoop-Up Interpretive Society board of directors for more than a decade, including two terms as vice-president. I can state with some insight that during my tenure, relations between the City of Lethbridge and the society were always most cordial; the city was our staunchest and most ... Read More »

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Tories’ folly still causing grief

By Lethbridge Herald on March 1st, 2016

The often-reported high cost of housing, especially in Vancouver and Toronto, has now reached the new federal government. It has just announced a doubling of the down payment for Canadians who purchase the more expensive homes. The cause and result of this real estate tragedy, however, is never reported. If we remember back in 2014 ... Read More »

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Why does wind-energy industry need subsidies?

By Lethbridge Herald on February 15th, 2016

In his Monday’s sermon “Praise the Wind” (Feb 8/16), Mr. Hornung, the president of Canadian Wind Energy Association, claims that wind turbines: don’t cause health issues; kill only a very few birds; don’t need continuing shadowing from other electricity sources; that their costs are decreasing; that wind energy today is competitive; and that wind is ... Read More »

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Residents bearing heavier load in landfill charges

By Lethbridge Herald on January 29th, 2016

This is further to my letter published in the Lethbridge Herald Jan. 16 regarding the proposed curbside recycling program. Last year we replaced our bed. We disposed of the old bed at the landfill. It weighed 200 pounds and cost us $7. (In weight and volume it equalled our yearly garbage of six bins, for ... Read More »

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