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Letters to the Editor

Local resident thankful for a helping hand

Dear editor, My car got a flat tire, slightly north of the Stoney Trail overpass. After I had pulled over to the side of the road, a superintendent at the jobsite noticed my problem and sent a workman over to my car to change my tire.

Stop the growth, stop the growing pains

Re: “Airdrie parents, students plead for classroom space,” July 2 Dear editor, There was an interesting analogy presented at the Council of School Councils meeting.

Airdrie steps up for less fortunate kids

Dear editor, Canada; another birthday on your journey in this growing, spirit-filled city of Airdrie. What better way to celebrate Canada’s birthday than to support children who are not strong and free. They do not have a home.

City's new bus system will force cars back onto the road

Dear editor, I have read with interest the articles documenting the funding for a public transit system that the City of Airdrie has put in place.

PETA opposes Stampede chuckwagon races

Dear editor, The Calgary Stampede is about to begin and for many horses, that means their days are numbered. Every year, animals suffer catastrophic injuries — many fatal — during the Calgary Stampede.

Airdrie steps up for less fortunate kids

Dear editor, Canada; another birthday on your journey in this growing, spirit-filled city of Airdrie. What better way to celebrate Canada’s birthday than to support children who are not strong and free. They do not have a home.

PETA opposes Stampede chuckwagon races

Dear editor, The Calgary Stampede is about to begin, and for many horses, that means their days are numbered. Every year, animals suffer catastrophic injuries — many fatal — during the Calgary Stampede.

What are the true colours of the Wildrose Alliance?

Dear editor, What are the true colours of the Wildrose Alliance? Definitely not green and blue. They stole these colours from the Alberta Social Credit Party. Perhaps brown and yellow are more appropriate.

Top-to-bottom review of development process needed

Dear editor, I am a member of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board in the town of Crossfield. In Crossfield, the Municipal Planning Commission (community volunteers) approves or denies all development permits.

Justice committee commends youth

Re: “Bike unit to patrol Airdrie’s parks, pathways this summer,” June 18 Dear editor, The Airdrie/Crossfield & District Youth Justice Committee wants to show appreciation to the youth of our communities.