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<b>LETTER:</b> Story on snowbirds who slipped back through loophole lacked balance

LETTER: Story on snowbirds who slipped back through loophole lacked balance

Penetanguishene woman disappointed with 'uninformed and self-centred piece'
<b>LETTER:</b> Town should hold referendum to decide Midland Bay Landing's future

LETTER: Town should hold referendum to decide Midland Bay Landing's future

'I urge members of council not to look at a housing development as their legacy,' writer says, noting real-estate developers might not consider what's best for Midland residents
<b>LETTER:</b> Forgotten Ontario assets could help with unprecedented individual, community needs

LETTER: Forgotten Ontario assets could help with unprecedented individual, community needs

'Unclaimed Properties Act can make approximately $14.4 million of unclaimed assets deliver much-needed relief to both individuals and the community,' Scott Warnock points out
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader expresses 'disbelief, disgust' over weekend lockdown protest in Midland

LETTER: Reader expresses 'disbelief, disgust' over weekend lockdown protest in Midland

'Freedom rally' participants should hold their next demonstration at GBGH's intensive-care unit or long-term care homes, Penetanguishene resident says
<b>ANALYSIS:</b> Town, development board need to start seeing Midland Bay Landing big picture

ANALYSIS: Town, development board need to start seeing Midland Bay Landing big picture

Plan to allow vehicles access on the former Unimin property shouldn't be a priority, explains writer, who also wonders how it falls into the UNESCO Geopark category
<b>LETTER:</b> Response to pandemic is a tale of two governments

LETTER: Response to pandemic is a tale of two governments

'The question is, which government — the one with one-party absolute power or the one requiring collaboration with a second party — has been most responsive?'
<b>LETTER:</b> Non-permanent residents create 'vicious cycle' that hurts North Simcoe full-timers

LETTER: Non-permanent residents create 'vicious cycle' that hurts North Simcoe full-timers

'Since December, our town has been like Christmas Eve every day, packed with people with varying licence plates,' healthcare worker says. 'Grandma and grandpa invite the kids up from wherever for the holidays and then the numbers soar'
<b>LETTER:</b> Vaccinate frontline educational workers, enhance air quality before reopening schools

LETTER: Vaccinate frontline educational workers, enhance air quality before reopening schools

'Some students attend classes in old schools with inadequate air quality standards,' Midland resident says in response to local health unit head Dr. Charles Gardner
<b>LETTER:</b> Assumption that institutions are best for elderly is false

LETTER: Assumption that institutions are best for elderly is false

We rely far too heavily on institutions and far too little on funding the support required to help elderly people age in place in their own homes, says educator/advocate
<b>LETTER:</b> Large garbage bins good for families, but not seniors

LETTER: Large garbage bins good for families, but not seniors

Senior says larger collection bins won't allow her to park her vehicle in her garage; something that's essential during the winter