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Letters to the Editor


<b>LETTER:</b> Seeds of dialogue can reap farmland preservation

LETTER: Seeds of dialogue can reap farmland preservation

It's vital 'to educate people about the ... scale with which food must be grown to meet the extreme food shortage threats faced globally,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Snowmobile clubs help clear trails in winter

LETTER: Snowmobile clubs help clear trails in winter

'Not sure why you were trying to throw snowmobiles under the bus,' local sledder says as he takes issue with column on e-bikes
<b>LETTER:</b> E-bikers aren't biggest problem on local trails

LETTER: E-bikers aren't biggest problem on local trails

'How many seniors will we put at risk if we force them onto the roads?' reader asks
<b>COLUMN:</b> MBL plan fails to give the people what they want

COLUMN: MBL plan fails to give the people what they want

'Just because you live here and have been thinking about the Midland Bay Landing property for years...doesn’t mean you have any insight,' author says regarding how powers that be seem to feel
<b>COLUMN:</b> Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

COLUMN: Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

Does it make sense for Midland to ban e-bikes, but not snowmobiles? asks editor, who's also an avid cyclist and dog walker. 'Don’t get me started on dirt bikes or ATVs, whose riders occasionally sneak onto public trails'
<b>LETTER:</b> Restricting e-bikes won't make trails 'safer'

LETTER: Restricting e-bikes won't make trails 'safer'

'Once again Midland council has jumped to make a decision and targeted the wrong problem,' reader says
<b>LETTER:</b> Resident has fond memories of Midland Fall Fair

LETTER: Resident has fond memories of Midland Fall Fair

Fair should return so local kids can 'see the produce that farmers grow, see the animals and talk to farmers and their families,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Banning e-bikes on trails is 'absolutely idiotic'

LETTER: Banning e-bikes on trails is 'absolutely idiotic'

'Almost every day that I am on the trail, I am surprised or threatened by the speedy unannounced passing from behind of a regular bike rider,' laments trail user
<b>LETTER:</b> Bradford Bypass an outdated concept

LETTER: Bradford Bypass an outdated concept

'The Bradford Bypass is a 25-year-old idea based on a woefully inadequate knowledge of environmental impacts and sound planning principles,' says letter writer
<b>POEM:</b> Catholic church is 'monstrosity' to be dealt with

POEM: Catholic church is 'monstrosity' to be dealt with

All people have the right to be who they are — beautiful people of the world, says Rama First Nation artist Paul Shilling