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LETTER: 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
LETTER: 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
LETTER: Opioid crisis is a national emergency, says former Senator

LETTER: Opioid crisis is a national emergency, says former Senator

Senator Boniface of Orillia has proposed legislation that recognizes substance use disorder is a health problem and should be treated as such, says letter writer
LETTER: County's garbage bin plan tough for seniors

LETTER: County's garbage bin plan tough for seniors

'The containers are so large that our car would no longer fit in the garage,' writer says
LETTER: Local resident takes issue with county's garbage bin plan

LETTER: Local resident takes issue with county's garbage bin plan

'New bins are a waste of our taxpayer dollars,' writer says
LETTER: Reader says county should consider offering choice for bin size

LETTER: Reader says county should consider offering choice for bin size

Senior citizen says one size fits all isn't realistic
LETTER: Citizen irked by county decision to maintain council size

LETTER: Citizen irked by county decision to maintain council size

The existing structure was reasonable for the original divison of duties but not for how now things currently function, says letter writer
LETTER: Little Lake Park picnic shelter in 'awful state,' needs some TLC (6 photos)

LETTER: Little Lake Park picnic shelter in 'awful state,' needs some TLC (6 photos)

Graffiti, garbage, remnants of a bonfire and even a ladder leading to the roof shows the town must pay closer attention to shelter's upkeep, writer says
LETTER: Child, youth worker has concerns about school mask policy

LETTER: Child, youth worker has concerns about school mask policy

'The concern: Our kids are coming to school with the same mask unwashed,' says public school board worker
LETTER: Seasonal Tay resident says boat launch plan lacks clarity

LETTER: Seasonal Tay resident says boat launch plan lacks clarity

'Tay Council’s proposed implementation of parking permits at the Victoria Harbour boat launch ramp is targeting the wrong problem/issue,' writer says