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LETTER: Stop cuts to the library

LETTER: Stop cuts to the library

We understand that the city council is experiencing tight money at the moment, but it is completely unnecessary to cut 35 per cent of the St. Albert Public Library ‘s (SAPL) funds. Almost all citizens of St.
Perennials bloom and blossom in the region

Perennials bloom and blossom in the region

People tend to garden for many reasons: to enhance the beauty of their lot, to provide places to sit and relax, to provide a play place or places for children, and to grow food.
Vaccinated bear the burden

Vaccinated bear the burden

I have just read Jessica Nelson’s piece (Gazette October 12) re new Premier Danielle Smith’s healthcare comments re health care spending.
Its not the critic who counts

Its not the critic who counts

Nobody said politics made too much sense. Sometimes it’s downright weird. OK, so Jason Kenney gets 51.4 per cent party support in a leadership review last May and subsequently steps down as Alberta premier.
Like it or not, the monarchy has its place in Canada

Like it or not, the monarchy has its place in Canada

There’s been renewed talk about the role the monarchy plays in Canada with the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Some people have called for abolishing it and cutting our last formal ties with Great Britain.
It Is Not the Critic Who Counts

It Is Not the Critic Who Counts

So, what did you do this weekend? Like most of us you were either preparing for winter or in southern Alberta, battening down the hatches for the first snowfall of the year. Making Halloween costumes for kids or buying your pumpkin.
LETTER: mclellan

LETTER: mclellan

I am a St Albert library user. I pay my taxes, I do not have children going to school here but my taxes pay for schools. I do not use the baseball diamonds, I am not able to play soccer, or hockey.
LETTER: Grinnell

LETTER: Grinnell

I would like to shout out a big thank you to members of the U13 AA Raider Stars hockey team. I was pleasantly surprised when a couple members of the team rang my doorbell last Friday and offered to rake the leaves from my front yard.
Stop the devastating library cuts

Stop the devastating library cuts

On behalf of the St. Albert Public Library Board (SAPL), we thank the many community members who have taken time to contact city council to ask that they not proceed with a devastating cut to library funding.

Library cuts short-sighted

I feel that cutting library funding is so short-sighted. Libraries are so much more than books.