Letters to the Editor

Propaganda wastes money

Editor:

I find it regrettable that Conservative MP Russ Hiebert has stooped to using his periodical household mailout to deliver a negative American-style election campaign message against the NDP.

It is ironic that taxpayers in our South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale riding have to fund Russ’s out-of-touch fabrication of imaginary NDP tax practices.

Hiebert seems unaware that most people are OK with paying taxes for education, medicare, environment and other necessities we hold in common. What we don’t like is paying taxes to fund Conservative party propaganda that slams other Canadian political parties, while giving taxpayers nothing of value for their dearly departed tax money.

Regrettably, Hiebert wastes our money in this way.

Kathie Hill, Surrey

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

LNG tax drops in softer gas market
 
Province legislates rates for container truckers
 
Fraser Health scales down mobile flu shot clinics
Lots to ‘sea’ in new mural
 
Eye on health
 
South Surrey businesses victims of smash-and-grab robbers
Lower loonie to crimp cross-border shopping
 
Empty warehouse in Chilliwack prompts request for donations
 
Police seek help in search for missing Langley man

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.