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EDITORIAL: The vice

EDITORIAL: The vice

Those paying even casual attention know the Alberta government is awash in cash. In fact, the black ink is oozing out of the province’s pores, to the tune of a $13 billion-or-more surplus for 2022-23.
OPINION: Governance Models Often Flawed

OPINION: Governance Models Often Flawed

Edmonton's Mayor Amarjeet Sohi is correct on one thing: the Edmonton Police Commission has too much power The commission members are volunteers and not accountable to the Edmonton elected officials.
LETTER: Coyotes taking over Mission neighbourhood

LETTER: Coyotes taking over Mission neighbourhood

Not safe to walk in Mission! We have always been aware that we live on a wildlife belt and understand that man encroaches on nature.
LETTER: Council, spend our money wisely

LETTER: Council, spend our money wisely

It is so nice to see that our elected city councillors are putting their best foot forward and their best efforts to keep pace with inflation and the impending almost six per cent increase in our St. Albert property taxes.
LETTER: Thanks for kindness and quick thinking

LETTER: Thanks for kindness and quick thinking

On Friday Nov. 25, 2022, as a friend and myself were having coffee at the LeCreme Cafe an elderly lady with a cane was noticed from the windows of the cafe struggling to walk on the ice (it was raining).
LETTER: Regional transit not worth the cost

LETTER: Regional transit not worth the cost

Thank you to Gazette writer Jack Farrell for reporting “Transit to bump proposed tax increase to 5.8 per cent.” In defending another 1.2 per cent increase on top of an already 4.
LETTER: Oakmont, follow the rules

LETTER: Oakmont, follow the rules

Living and walking the neighbourhood streets of Oakmont these past few years I have concluded there is a perception problem with signage that advises residents of certain rules.
A tight spot

A tight spot

People need to get around. Be it by bus, boat, plane, bicycle, e-scooter, car or on foot, mobilization is critical to society’s function. It is not only of convenience and freedom to move, it is also critical to the economy.
LETTER: Renaming comes at a cost

LETTER: Renaming comes at a cost

I find it surprising that the "experts, city staff and the consultants" tasked with the job of re-naming the city streets find it surprising that they were confronted with some opposition to the project at the Nov. 1st meeting.
EDITORIAL: Affordable housing for all

EDITORIAL: Affordable housing for all

Have you ever had to choose between paying the electricity bill or paying rent? Or scrimping at the grocery story so you can afford your mortgage payment for the month? The cost of living has reached the highest peak in decades and inflation has take