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Democracy requires participation

Democracy requires participation

In North America, we take our political system for granted. In many places throughout the world, simply voting involves unimaginable risk. While I lived in Zimbabwe many years ago, there were elections and our rural school was a polling station.
Democracy requires participation

Democracy requires participation

In North America, we take our political system for granted. In many places throughout the world, simply voting involves unimaginable risk. While I lived in Zimbabwe many years ago, there were elections and our rural school was a polling station.
Igor aftermath

Igor aftermath

Since Hurricane Igor slammed into Newfoundland on Sept. 21, many lives have been disrupted, landmarks have been changed, and yet another life lesson has been learned.
Time of year for reflection

Time of year for reflection

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but not the reason for the holiday. The day is a chance to reflect on all the things one is thankful for. Of course it is also a day of great food.
Still a fan of the good doctor

Still a fan of the good doctor

Roy ‘Doc' Halladay is the best pitcher today, has been for several years and will likely be for years to come. Luckily, here in Canada we were treated to almost 11 years of greatness.
Equal treatment needed for all dance clubs

Equal treatment needed for all dance clubs

Dear Editor: I understand from reading the Oct. 5 issue of the St. Paul Journal that Town of St. Paul council is going to set aside some money to donate to the Ukrainian Dance Club to help with the club’s new studio costs.
Holes in story wide enough to ride ATV through

Holes in story wide enough to ride ATV through

To the Editor: I am the President of Riverland Recreational Trail Society, the volunteer non-profit organization that operates the abandoned rail corridor as a multi-use recreational trail. I must confess Duane Gagne’s letter in the Oct. 5 St.
Time for change and new direction in county council

Time for change and new direction in county council

To the Editor: I attended the County All-Candidates forum on Wednesday night and came away somewhat unsettled. The subject of roads was most heavily weighted in the overall forum. Mr.
Reeve responds to trail clearing misconception

Reeve responds to trail clearing misconception

To the Editor: Mitch Lavoie asks a lot of questions in his letter to the editor about off-highway vehicle use in the Oct. 5 issue of the St. Paul Journal. I have one question of my own that I would like to ask Mr. Lavoie.
Equal treatment needed for all dance clubs

Equal treatment needed for all dance clubs

Dear Editor: I understand from reading the Oct. 5 issue of the St. Paul Journal that Town of St. Paul council is going to set aside some money to donate to the Ukrainian Dance Club to help with the club’s new studio costs.
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