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Letters to the editor: Oct. 17, 2020

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Peace-loving other folks across Canada are adversarial to this unfavorable expenditure of public funds for several causes, writes Michael Murphy.

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Moe inserting too well-known on native weather

Sooner than final month’s federal throne speech, Premier Moe wrote to the highest minister with issues in regards to the impact a transfer towards a greener economy would possess on Saskatchewan other folks.

Essentially basically based entirely on a chunk of writing in the StarPhoenix (SP, Sept. 16), our premier asked for a cease in the carbon pricing map, and urged that extra would possibly per chance per chance very effectively be performed to tackle native weather trade by partnering with provinces on construction of nuclear reactors and doubling of Saskatchewan’s irrigable land space. Each of these suggestions are beset with complications of astronomical brand to taxpayers, environmental menace, and long implementation delays that the native weather can no longer afford.

As a replacement, the federal government introduced fortify of energy efficiency retrofit capabilities, an arrive that can without discover minimize our energy consumption requirements and thus place us cash, provide sustainable jobs, and unswerving now impact our greenhouse gasoline emissions in an economically surroundings friendly manner. The announcement of a neat energy fund in the throne speech holds promise of dashing the construction of Saskatchewan’s colossal resource of solar and wind energy, energy sources that are if truth be told brand-competitive and tasty to investors.

Although these ought to no longer the issues our premier asked for, they will be loads extra principal to Saskatchewan other folks than the issues that he did ask for.

Ann Coxworth
Saskatoon

No current fighter jets

Our federal government has launched a $19 billion competitors for 88 current fighter jets, the 2d costliest procurement in Canadian historic past. We, and peace-loving other folks across Canada, are adversarial to this unfavorable expenditure of public funds for several causes.

First, Canada’s recent stock of fighter jets has spent the final few decades bombing Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Serbia, and Syria, prolonging violent conflict and contributing to huge humanitarian and refugee crises. These operations had a lethal toll on human lifestyles (disproportionally kids), destroyed obligatory civilian infrastructure, accelerated the native weather disaster, and possess nothing to enact with making sure security for Canada. The favored brand to bustle one fighter jet for appropriate one hour would possibly per chance per chance hide the wage of a of course principal employee such as a paramedic, nurse, or long-term care employee for a yr.

Secondly, Canada would no longer need fighter jets to give security for our nation. Our security will be a ways greater secured by selling international peace through patient diplomatic efforts, which Canada has performed so effectively previously.

In the extinguish, the $19 billion proposed for the present fighter jets would possibly per chance per chance be a ways greater spent on a post-COVID recovery centred on peace, effectively being and prosperity. We particularly need an action program that addresses the menace to the very existence of our world posed by environmental destruction and native weather trade.

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Michael Murphy
Saskatoon

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