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LETTER: Tiny should continue supporting area libraries

LETTER: Tiny should continue supporting area libraries

'Previous councils and staff successfully accomplished this by nurturing these mutually beneficial partnerships,' says letter writer
COLUMN: Kick it from the curb. 'Your junk is not someone else's treasure'

COLUMN: Kick it from the curb. 'Your junk is not someone else's treasure'

'Either these people really do see some sort of intrinsic value in these items that become water-soaked, insect-infested magnets or they are just too cheap to do the right thing,' writer says
LETTER: Please take the jab, urges retired local doctor

LETTER: Please take the jab, urges retired local doctor

'Vaccine hesitancy persists ... now inviting measles back into our lives from near-extinction,' warns letter writer
LETTER: It's 'important' for police to be in our schools

LETTER: It's 'important' for police to be in our schools

'We must stand up for the right of the parents, school boards, teachers and students to express their own views on the presence of police in the schools,' says Collingwood resident
LETTER: Mulroney's policies shouldn't be forgotten

LETTER: Mulroney's policies shouldn't be forgotten

'I offer my condolences to the Mulroney family but his policies' wrecked havoc on tens of thousands of families and communities'
LETTER: What is merit of partisan change on appointments?

LETTER: What is merit of partisan change on appointments?

System of selecting judges, as it was, made excellent recommendations, reader says
LETTER: Patronage, political interference and party affiliation

LETTER: Patronage, political interference and party affiliation

'Independence of the courts is the cornerstone of our democracy,' reader says
LETTER: Ford 'doing away with merit' with appointments

LETTER: Ford 'doing away with merit' with appointments

Premier should keep his 'patronage- and partisan-tainted mitts off of our previously independent and non-partisan bench,' says letter writer
LETTER: So-called 'patronage appointments' par for course

LETTER: So-called 'patronage appointments' par for course

'Governments tend to appoint people they know and trust, or have reason to believe will do the job,' says letter writer
LETTER: 'Foolish' young lives 'ruined' due to simple drug possession

LETTER: 'Foolish' young lives 'ruined' due to simple drug possession

'Better solution would be to sentence these minor offenders to work outside of school hours or their jobs for a specified number of hours at something useful,' writer says