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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: 'No freebies' for Tiny when it comes to library use

LETTER: 'No freebies' for Tiny when it comes to library use

Subsidization to keep tax rate down 'is a tactic that needs to be vacated,' says letter writer
LETTER: Don't train public to step in front of vehicles

LETTER: Don't train public to step in front of vehicles

'If you make it that vehicles give way you are training the public to step out in front of them'
LETTER: Tiny's library 'scheme' comes as huge surprise to residents

LETTER: Tiny's library 'scheme' comes as huge surprise to residents

'There is no need for a completely new library in another adjacent township,' Tiny resident says. 'I am really concerned as to the motives here'
LETTER: Climate action lacking from 'so-called leaders'

LETTER: Climate action lacking from 'so-called leaders'

'Surely, we should expect better from our leaders as the consequences of climate change grow ever clearer,' says letter writer
LETTER: Confusion abounds around Midland courtesy, unsignalized crossings

LETTER: Confusion abounds around Midland courtesy, unsignalized crossings

'Mayor Gordon's defence of the 'courtesy' crossings fails to recognize the difference between these types of crossings and contributes to the problematic behaviour of drivers around unsignalized crossings,' reader says
LETTER: Supporting existing libraries more important than building new ones

LETTER: Supporting existing libraries more important than building new ones

Reader says: 'Let's support our great existing libraries and not build new arenas, libraries and offices when the taxpayers of tiny don't want or need them'
COLUMN: 'Hard to understand' how Tiny doesn't see library bargain it's getting

COLUMN: 'Hard to understand' how Tiny doesn't see library bargain it's getting

'To really improve library service for all – and not just embark on expensive boosterism – Tiny might consider doubling or tripling their contributions to the three existing libraries and still save millions in capital and operating costs'
LETTER: 'Let’s not wait until someone is killed' before correcting crosswalks

LETTER: 'Let’s not wait until someone is killed' before correcting crosswalks

'Mayor Gordon, why do you have a problem with full crosswalks where one points their intention to cross, waits until the traffic stops, then proceeds?' reader asks
LETTER: World laughs with Orillia over 'silly' tree lighting

LETTER: World laughs with Orillia over 'silly' tree lighting

'In a weird way this year’s bizarre tree-lighting ceremony runs closer to the spirit of ancient winter rites,' says letter writer
LETTER: Cuban refugee story a reminder of what we have

LETTER: Cuban refugee story a reminder of what we have

Perspective of a newly landed refugee reinforces this 'marvellous' country of ours, say letter writers