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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: Amputee urges kids to stay away from lawn mowers

LETTER: Amputee urges kids to stay away from lawn mowers

'I accept who I am today, but I wouldn’t want anyone else to go through what I did,' says Zoe Gottwald
LETTER: PC candidates showing 'extreme contempt for the public'

LETTER: PC candidates showing 'extreme contempt for the public'

'Stop rewarding people who aren’t upholding the tradition of our democracy. Stop rewarding people with votes that they aren’t willing to earn or be accountable for,' says letter writer
LETTER: At election time, beware 'greenwashing' by politicians

LETTER: At election time, beware 'greenwashing' by politicians

There's plenty of talk at all levels of government about the importance of protecting our environment, but action is what's needed, reader says
LETTER: Greens need to rethink stance on taxing home sales

LETTER: Greens need to rethink stance on taxing home sales

'If they are going to interfere in the free market of real estate, what stops them from playing around with more taxation schemes in other areas?' letter writer asks
LETTER: Dissolution of library co-op has reader feeling ‘gutted’

LETTER: Dissolution of library co-op has reader feeling ‘gutted’

‘I always thought that library users in the County had the best of both worlds,’ says reader
COLUMN: Simcoe 'modernizes' library system by cutting integral service

COLUMN: Simcoe 'modernizes' library system by cutting integral service

County council's decision to dissolve 74-year-old Simcoe County Library Co-operative will hurt smaller libraries the most, writer says
LETTER: Geneva Park's natural splendour must be preserved

LETTER: Geneva Park's natural splendour must be preserved

With lawsuit against YMCA having been dismissed, reader calls on new owner to ensure protection of park's 'natural beauty'
LETTER: Passenger rail both a national and provincial issue, reader says

LETTER: Passenger rail both a national and provincial issue, reader says

'Ontario has been paying a terribly high price in order to provide transport by truck, transport which should be provided by rail,' resident says
LETTER: Creating 'jewel of a waterfront park' at Midland Bay Landing difficult to 'maintain,' resident suggests

LETTER: Creating 'jewel of a waterfront park' at Midland Bay Landing difficult to 'maintain,' resident suggests

'For those who were paying attention during budget season, the town isn't sitting on wads of unspent cash,' reader says
LETTER: Plan for return of passenger rail not running on time

LETTER: Plan for return of passenger rail not running on time

The alternate railway connecting North Bay to Toronto - by way of Orillia and Barrie - was abandoned in the mid 1990s, meaning train service to GTA is off the rails