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<b>LETTER: </b> PC plan panders to cash flow, not residents in LTC homes

LETTER: PC plan panders to cash flow, not residents in LTC homes

More staff and more oversight is required at Ontario's long-term care homes along with more inspections, letter writer says
<b>LETTER: </b> Former Cabinet minister and Simcoe North MP weighs in on lobster fishery crisis

LETTER: Former Cabinet minister and Simcoe North MP weighs in on lobster fishery crisis

Over-fishing lobster will do exactly what it did to cod fishing industry in Newfoundland, says Doug Lewis, adding 'notwithstanding clause' could be invoked
<b>LETTER:</b> Midland council needs to be vigilant when dealing with developers

LETTER: Midland council needs to be vigilant when dealing with developers

'It is in the developer’s interest to have those wetlands considered not significant,' writer says of development proposed near Pettersen Park
<b>LETTER:</b> Masks aren't optional, they're a necessity

LETTER: Masks aren't optional, they're a necessity

'The only defence we have are masks, keeping clean hands and social distancing. To suggest otherwise is not only foolish, but deadly,' writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Back To School with COVID-19

LETTER: Back To School with COVID-19

There are many side effects to wearing masks, especially when it comes to children, writer says. 'Some dentists have coined a new word from the effects of mask-wearing, called Mask Mouth.'
<b>COLUMN:</b> From celebration to contemplation

COLUMN: From celebration to contemplation

Birthday takes turn in another direction on Sept. 11, 2001 as reporter meets airline passengers diverted to the Maritimes
<b>LETTER:</b> Teachers' union outlines its back-to-school concerns around COVID

LETTER: Teachers' union outlines its back-to-school concerns around COVID

'The lack of true consultation with education workers and an offensively inadequate budget will result in increased cases of COVID-19 within the schools,' says union
<b>LETTER:</b> We must step up and demand better for our elders

LETTER: We must step up and demand better for our elders

'The race for ever-increasing profits and stricter efficiencies has gutted the services and care that we expect for our elders,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Confederate flag illustrates the 'evil power of a symbol,' says reader

LETTER: Confederate flag illustrates the 'evil power of a symbol,' says reader

'Because white supremacy is another form of terrorism on the rise, any such incidents should be investigated by the police,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Does Midland's future involve only cops and condos?

LETTER: Does Midland's future involve only cops and condos?

Letter writer expresses concerns abut the direction the town is heading - from how little it spends on parks and gardens to how much it spends on law and order