Burning up Twitter in Alberta today: a correspondent to the letters page of the St. Albert Gazette, news organ of Edmonton’s affluent northwestern suburb, denounces Habitat for Humanity as a horseman of the class apocalypse. This letter has more “Did they really say THAT?” moments than anything else you’ll read this year. (My personal favourite: “Like it or not, the children of St. Albert are high-standard children and have no place for low-income classmates.”)
One reader urges us “not to judge St. Albert by the couple that wrote this letter”. For my part, as a former citizen of Sturgeon County, I would never dream of dissuading you.