HAVE YOUR SAY: Not amused by government decisions

What is the government going to come up with next? Now they want to close Coast Guard stations down!

What is the government going to come up with next? Now they want to close Coast Guard stations down! How stupid is that? Obviously, this is all about money — think it is time to let go of some of your salaries! The rest of us are suffering with low salaries against a high cost of living, so why not the the government? They don’t listen to what our wishes are in regards to water or smart meters. The hydro company uses all sorts of excuses, as to why your hydro bill is higher than the previous month, though one hasn’t done anything different (this with old meters still). One is in an accident, but you are not hurt, as the car is minimally damaged, according to them, though one suffers for years from pain, etc. Everyone is paying higher taxes, but the services have been dropped, such as many roads are unsafe to drive on! The ditches use to be clear, now flooding will happen, due to them being full of small trees and bushes! One has to pull out into a main road to see if any cars are coming, due to bushes blocking views! I could go on, but I think everyone knows what life is like with the type of government we deal with! Many bunches of daffodils to Westview Ford for their support of the Mark R. Isfeld Grad class. Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program was a wonderful success. Thanks to all the friends and family that came out to test drive a new vehicle. Thanks to Westview Ford’s staff, who volunteered their time for the event.I was heading south on the upper Island Highway, last Wednesday afternoon in my RV with my two little boys. A vanload of Vanier girls passed me yelling and pointing down to the back of the RV. When I looked behind in the rear view, i saw something blue dragging behind me. I pulled over to see what was going on. It was a sewer hose that had come loose and had wound itself around the tires and the breaking system. Another 10 minutes of driving it would have broken the brake line. We could have been in a terrible accident. It was very considerate for these girls to give me some warning. It is very much appreciated. Some kind of announcement to say thank you to them, from me, would wonderful.

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