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<b>LETTER:</b> 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
<b>LETTER:</b> 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
<b>LETTER:</b> 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
<b>LETTER:</b> Canada should help get Australian Bushmasters to Ukraine

LETTER: Canada should help get Australian Bushmasters to Ukraine

Canada should follow Australia's lead, commit $50 million, ‘buy’ another 20 Bushmasters from Australia, and deliver them to the Ukrainian military, says reader
<b>LETTER:</b> Tiny could eventually become a community of only short-term rentals, reader worries

LETTER: Tiny could eventually become a community of only short-term rentals, reader worries

'We are losing our community and our neighbours to short-term, unmanaged, unsupervised mini hotels, or as we call them party houses,' Tiny resident says
<b>LETTER:</b> MBL's 'concrete exploitation' could be 'town's once-in-its-lifetime legacy'

LETTER: MBL's 'concrete exploitation' could be 'town's once-in-its-lifetime legacy'

'I keep hoping for more visionary wisdom to emerge for the promised public space,' reader says of Midland Bay Landing. 'But the machine moves on'
<b>LETTER:</b> STRs causing neighbourhood 'erosion' in Tiny Township

LETTER: STRs causing neighbourhood 'erosion' in Tiny Township

'The trend now is to purchase a house or cottage, never use it yourself and rent it out,' Tiny resident says
<b>LETTER:</b> Highway 400 needs greater OPP presence to combat dangerous driving

LETTER: Highway 400 needs greater OPP presence to combat dangerous driving

'I do believe that I see more pictures of OPP cruisers in your paper than exist on Highway 400,' reader says
<b>LETTER:</b> Don't punish all STRs for the actions of a few

LETTER: Don't punish all STRs for the actions of a few

Reader urges those concerned about short-term rentals to 'fight for change of how they are managed'
<b>LETTER:</b> Short-term rentals 'destroy the fabric' of our communities

LETTER: Short-term rentals 'destroy the fabric' of our communities

'With these unmanaged businesses proliferating, our neighbourhoods will no longer be safe for our children and grandchildren,' letter writer says