Letters

Yellow vest protesters are expressing the opinions of many Albertans

I disagree with Greg Neiman’s letter of Jan. 5. First, we are…

  • Jan 11, 2019

It would be a mistake for Alberta to buy rails cars to transport oil

Should Premier Rachel Notley buy rail cars to transport oil? No. This…

  • Jan 10, 2019

Cancellation of town hall meetings on parks was a mistake

Congratulations to managing editor David Marsden for pointing out the flaws in…

  • Jan 9, 2019
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Equal pay for equal work was long overdue

I just reread Lee Harding’s recent diatribe in The Advocate regarding equal…

  • Jan 8, 2019

Yellow vest protests should leave us red faced with embarrassment

Promoting yellow vest protests in Red Deer is an embarrassment to our…

  • Jan 5, 2019

It’s time to start weaning ourselves off fossil fuels

Alberta citizens are rallying to support protesting oilpatch workers who are jobless…

  • Jan 4, 2019

City council pay raises are a slap in the face to taxpayers

Given our struggling economy, plummeting oil and gas sector and increased number…

  • Dec 19, 2018

Demonstrators sent prime minister an important message

Having attended the yellow vest rally last Saturday morning, I was most…

  • Dec 18, 2018

There’s no shortage of songs that could be banned from radio

I think that with radio stations banning Baby It’s Cold Outside, other…

  • Dec 12, 2018

Catholic schools’ video communication was ruled to be fair

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) would like to clarify the statements…

  • Dec 11, 2018

New pool and rink should take advantage of highway traffic

The Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre is a beautiful building and…

  • Dec 7, 2018

Gala was a classy tribute to female hockey players and their parents

We had the distinct pleasure of attending one of the most outstanding…

  • Dec 6, 2018

Letter carriers make sure caring messages arrive on time

Kudos to the postal service workers. I write weekly letters to a…

  • Dec 5, 2018

Shutting off the gas pumps might have interesting consequences

Re: “It’s time to turn the gas pumps off,” Bill Whitelaw, Opinion,…

  • Nov 30, 2018

Financial pledge to failed Calgary Games could be used by Red Deer

Despite the fact the provincial government has offered so little to ease…

  • Nov 29, 2018

Postal workers’ job action shouldn’t be permitted during Christmas rush

So Barbara Lilly, president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Local…

  • Nov 27, 2018

Red Deer drivers are going their part to support energy industry

I have been to Edmonton several times in recent months and have…

  • Nov 23, 2018

Sir John A. Macdonald deserves a place on our banknotes

The Advocate’s article announcing the release of our new $10 bill left…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Owner of ailing dog expects better from Red Deer motorists

On Monday afternoon, I’d walked our dog to the groomers for a…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Veteran says he was assaulted the day after Remembrace Day

To the man who assaulted me Monday at the North Walmart, I…

  • Nov 15, 2018