Letters to the Editor
Fort McMurray will soon be a boomtown (provided the governments and insurance companies get it right) by providing thousands of construction jobs.
Pack your tools and get the camper ready. Then there is the supply of materials and goods that go along with the process. This will require shifting resources from building unneeded subdivisions in other parts of the province to the Fort McMurray area. READ
This is in regards to your “Think” cartoon on page A4 of the Advocate on Friday. I was displaced from my job in Fort McMurray by the fires when I had to evacuate from site. We drove down to Red Deer, got some sleep and am now quite comfortable enjoying a coffee and reading your paper. Sadly, many are not so lucky. READ
During the federal campaign in 2015 Justin Trudeau said that if elected this will be the last election using the first-past-the-post election model. Should he keep that promise? Is it the system’s fault or is it the people we elect’s fault? READ
Teflon Jim has finally made a mistake. By stating that we as Albertans have collectively benefited from the oil-revenue-driven Progressive Conservative budget (and pointed out that the provincial employees have been at the front of the gravy train), he has opened up Pandora’s box for the next round of attacks from the opposing parties. READ