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Your letters for Sept. 20, 2022

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Re: The monarchy is greater than who’s on throne; It underlies Canada’s authorized and political methods, Opinion, Sept. 17

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Keith Brownsey writes that “Canada and different locations … as soon as have been colonies of the U.Ok”. Anybody who thinks we’re not a colony immediately solely wants to go looking and discover out that the monarchy prices Canadians greater than $58 million annually. Of that quantity, greater than $42 million goes on to the Royal Household.

Brownsey admits that “The choice to the Crown is an elected president … who would carry out these identical duties.” Why can’t we try this?
The most suitable choice can be to carry a referendum on the monarchy. Let immediately’s culturally numerous Canadian folks determine. It will then be left as much as the politicians to implement the desire of the folks.

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We don’t want the Crown to maintain what Brownsey refers to as “…peace, order and good authorities.” If something, the Crown divides us.

Richard Martin, Calgary

What’s good for the goose …

Re: New area talks elevate issues, Letters, Sept. 17

Calgarians have a major stake on this challenge. Furthermore, after CSEC walked away from the unique deal, they introduced they’re relocating their AHL workforce to Calgary. Because of this CSEC can be utilizing the power for about 30 extra dates than initially agreed. This implies fewer accessible dates for different occasions similar to live shows.

CSEC has already forged apart these of us who supported the Calgary Hitmen for a few years. They introduced that seven Hitmen video games can be performed on the Seven Chiefs area, and that video games within the Saddledome would require us to relocate to much less fascinating, dearer seats within the decrease bowl. On condition that CSEC has no qualms about making an attempt to alter a deal after it has been signed, Calgarians are entitled to overview any new settlement.

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Philip E. Carr, Calgary

Flushing cash down the drain

Re: Metropolis pays $800,000 to exchange self-cleaning bogs; Two washrooms have been closed on account of drug use, trafficking and questions of safety, Sept. 17

There’s a design competitors for 2 new bogs that may price $800,000? Are Calgarians the one folks on the planet that use public bogs? Certainly we don’t need to reinvent the wheel, or on this case, the bathroom, to give you a design. There are literally thousands of cities on this planet which have the identical points, there must be a tried and true public bathroom design we will use.

This doesn’t simply look like flushing cash down the drain, it’s. Perhaps they need to Google it.

Rob Butler, Calgary

Dysfunctional household

As a loyal member of the Canadian household, I’m very involved in regards to the behaviour of two members of the family. One needs to go away the household and take others together with her. The opposite simply needs to blow it up. That is very dysfunctional behaviour, as we want one another and our household construction which makes for a level of concord.

Maybe each members have to take a deep breath and seek the advice of a therapist, as there appear to be some deep-seated authority points. With sufficient assist, hopefully, each members can come to understand what the household presents.

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