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LETTER: Concerned about liability with geotechnical hazards

LETTER: Concerned about liability with geotechnical hazards

LETTER: I believe the liability term required for development on the Three Sisters lands is hardly sufficient considering geotechnical hazards associated with past coal mining can and will occur over decades and centuries.
LETTER: 'Use of public lands for private gain' a concern

LETTER: 'Use of public lands for private gain' a concern

LETTER: Our town and national park face a huge decision about Liricon’s proposal for the railway lands.
LETTER: Long wait to donate blood over

LETTER: Long wait to donate blood over

LETTER: I’ve just learned that Canadian Blood Services finally lifted the restrictions that kept those of us who lived in Great Britain during the 'mad cow' years in the mid- to late-1980s from giving blood in Canada. It was almost 40 years later – that was a long wait.
LETTER: Previous letter to the editor hit home

LETTER: Previous letter to the editor hit home

LETTER: I enjoyed reading Jim Gough’s letter in the Nov. 23 Outlook, “Freedom doesn’t survive in isolation.” It was very insightful and thought-provoking. I found a couple of passages to be of particular interest, with regard to the path taken by totalitarian governments in waiting.
LETTER: Visitors should pay fair share with Parks pass

LETTER: Visitors should pay fair share with Parks pass

LETTER: With more than four million annual visitors to the park, user fees are one key way visitors support park infrastructure and ecological stewardship.
LETTER: Not supportive of Dubai trip

LETTER: Not supportive of Dubai trip

LETTER: In regards to Canmore’s mayor's participation at a two-day meeting at the Local Climate Action Summit in Dubai, UAE, which is 11,475 kilometres away, is inexcusable.
LETTER: Pedestrian zone discussion needed more context, options

LETTER: Pedestrian zone discussion needed more context, options

Editor: I attended the meeting on Nov. 21 for “What’s next for Banff Avenue Pedestrian Zone” at the Banff Park Lodge. It was hosted by the Town of Banff along with some professional facilitators.
LETTER: Pedestrian zone options likely costly, troublesome

LETTER: Pedestrian zone options likely costly, troublesome

LETTER: I attended the Town of Banff meeting on Nov. 21 to discuss the future of the pedestrian zone on Banff Avenue. The meeting talked about the pros and cons of closing the street, but was less about whether the street should be closed than how it will be developed when it is closed.
LETTER: 'Disappointed and frustrated' with pedestrian zone consultation

LETTER: 'Disappointed and frustrated' with pedestrian zone consultation

LETTER: Like many others, I left the Nov. 21 community consultation on the future of the Banff Avenue pedestrian zone feeling disappointed and frustrated.
LETTER: Trans-Mountain pipeline a boondoggle for taxpayers

LETTER: Trans-Mountain pipeline a boondoggle for taxpayers

LETTER: Regarding the Canadian Press article “Trans Mountain route change will 'desecrate' sacred site,” was a nasty reminder of just how this project became the financial albatross it is today.
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