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LETTER: Midland Bay Landing master plan still feasible

LETTER: Midland Bay Landing master plan still feasible

The plan for Midland Bay Landing is one that reader feels should be given the go-ahead
LETTER: Candidates need to work harder to answer voter questions

LETTER: Candidates need to work harder to answer voter questions

Midland resident says candidates are in for a shock if they're elected and think they're getting a lot of email now
COLUMN: MBL plan shows town 'clinging to dated' urban-planning concept

COLUMN: MBL plan shows town 'clinging to dated' urban-planning concept

As six major Canadian cities work to get their waterfronts right, Midland residents see once-in-a-lifetime opportunity 'slipping through their hands' if they don't vote for candidates favouring a 'pause'
LETTER: Military should continue to respond to disasters

LETTER: Military should continue to respond to disasters

Creating civilian force 'would just be setting up another bureaucracy,' says letter writer
COLUMN: 'Undervalued' housekeepers often in precarious position

COLUMN: 'Undervalued' housekeepers often in precarious position

'They are trusted to let the dog out, not to steal or break the heirlooms and to lock up when they finish. Very few other workers are trusted to this extent,' columnist says of 'undervalued' housekeepers
LETTER: Reader sounds alarm about election security

LETTER: Reader sounds alarm about election security

Midland man says he received voter cards, PINs for son and daughter, who haven't lived in town for years
POEM: 'We cannot, we must not forget the tragedy'

POEM: 'We cannot, we must not forget the tragedy'

Area man puts pen to paper to mark National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

'I do understand that $40K annually is not a king’s ransom, but then again how many folks in the private sector would jump at the opportunity to earn this level of income,' asks letter writer
LETTER: Do veteran councillors best serve the public?

LETTER: Do veteran councillors best serve the public?

'Of Penetanguishene's nine current councillors, over half have been sitting for over 20 years,' notes reader, who thanks them for their service. 'But we need to ask, what have they achieved?'
COLUMN: Riding name change should respect history, people

COLUMN: Riding name change should respect history, people

Columnist Dan Travers says that while Simcoe North's namesake had some issues, changing the riding's name to Penetanguishene-Couchiching is 'far from an acceptable replacement'