October 2, 2023

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The feedback by Sam Mason of the Coalition for Justice and Human Rights with regard to their lawsuit towards the Metropolis on unlawful encampments are insulting to most residents of Edmonton. To dismiss our issues about security, abuse of our parks, disgusting messes left behind and use of transit as nothing however ‘the theft of patio furnishings’ exhibits how out of contact he’s.

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The Metropolis is hamstrung by the truth that the provincial UCP authorities is offering little help to resolve the homeless challenge although it’s largely a provincial duty. Now this coalition is making an attempt to make issues worse.

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Gerhard Henkemans, Edmonton

Seatbelts and security

Re: “A query about seatbelt security“. College buses usually lack seatbelts on account of a concentrate on security via design. The idea of “compartmentalization” is vital, the place high-backed, carefully spaced seats create protecting zones for college students within the occasion of a crash, decreasing harm threat.

Seatbelts could be problematic for younger kids to handle and implement, probably inflicting delays and distractions throughout boarding and un-boarding. Value can be a priority, as retrofitting buses with seatbelts could be costly for budget-strapped college districts. Total, whereas seatbelts supply advantages in sure conditions, present college bus security measures prioritize pupil security via compartmentalization and design.

Samson Lau, Edmonton

Scientists’s poor considering

David Staples’ commentary on Judith A. Curry’s new e-book, the place she claims that science leaves it fairly unsure whether or not the local weather adjustments we’ve got been observing are largely brought on by human-produced GHGs and represent a menace of future cataclysmic proportions, recommends that the e-book grow to be “the considering girl’s information to local weather uncertainty.”

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Sure, I’d say considering girls (and males, for that matter) ought to let it information them as a lot as they have been guided by the contrarian scientists who stated it was very unsure that cigarette smoking causes most cancers and different typically deadly circumstances, and count on analogous outcomes.

Martin M. Tweedale, Edmonton

UCP mishandling financial points

When talking to folks earlier than the provincial election, the rationale most individuals gave for voting UCP, was that the UCP was the one celebration that knew how one can handle the economic system. I ponder if they’re questioning that perception now.

A authorities that is aware of something about rising the economic system wouldn’t pause a flourishing inexperienced business on the potential price of $33 billion {dollars}. And as if that wasn’t ample, to denationalise Alberta’s lab providers, promote Dynalife this system to run it solely to have to purchase it again and return lab providers to the best way they have been as a result of Dynalife was unable to ship their providers in a well timed method.

It’s much more complicated to stimulate an economic system than simply give company tax cuts. This authorities is failing its folks.

Mary King, Calgary

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