Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 13/1/2016 (2145 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Overpaid and undeserving firefighters?
What resentful words. For firefighters being away from loved ones over the holidays is not a matter of “compromising.” It’s not a choice. They are in this line of work because they have a desire to help others, and they willingly took these positions knowing that in order to help others, they may have to sacrifice special times with their families and children. That to me is not undeserving, it is very much an example of why they ARE deserving.
Nothing but killing fields
Re: “Hunters’ Treaty Rights ‘Respected, Recognized’: Sask. Official,” Brandon Sun, Jan. 10. I have no quarrel with First Nations people having unrestricted hunting privileges, as their forebears, “when there is a desperate need for food and survival.” However, in today’s modern age, with modern killing tools and modes of transportation, this “unrestricted hunting privilege” becomes a killing field, and animals no longer have a safe place for refuge and bear their young. Unless the hunting laws are changed, I am of the opinion that it is only a matter of time that big game hunting will be no more. All the animals will be exterminated. Thanks to some humans and their failings of conservation.
Good luck Maple Leaf!
As one who adheres to the Muslim faith, I find it honourable that Maple Leaf Foods is reaching out to our Syrian refugees by offering them employment. It’s highly doubtful however that they’ll receive any “takers” since Muslims are forbidden by the Qur’an to even touch pork and the consumption of same, even by accident is considered a major affront to the religion.
someone will always go above and beyond
The judge said speeding along the national highway is a growing problem. Mom clocked at 170 km/h. Did the judge really think with the present limit at 110, that speeders would be satisfied? As long as jurisdictions keep raising limits, there will be those who will continue to exceed them. That growing “problem” has been with us since the beginning of transportation!
Still waiting for a breakdown
Reading The Brandon Sun the other day Mr. Sefton said it cost $11,000 a year to teach one student. Again I would like the breakdown on what dollars go where. I have written in to Sound Off before asking the same question. So far no answer.
Brandon, you are growing up
Oh, Brandon what has happened to our pleasant little city that nestled besides the Assiniboine River that came to be because of the railways? It’s hard to believe that some drivers need to be told to merge at the 18th Street bridge or watch drivers continue to hold up north bound traffic on First Street while waiting to turn left onto Pacific Avenue. I need to break the news Brandon is now a bustling city with all that comes with it, congestion and heavy traffic. Relax, leave for your destination earlier, be courteous, watch for pedestrians, don’t be afraid to yield. You will get to your destination.