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<b>LETTER:</b> How quickly some forget the scourge of Indian Agents

LETTER: How quickly some forget the scourge of Indian Agents

During the last pandemic, Indigenous communities lost thousands of people, laments letter writer, saying 'self-determination' is vital to survival
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Mammoth task' of vaccinations requires patience

LETTER: 'Mammoth task' of vaccinations requires patience

We need a reality check, should go about our business, safely, and re-visit the situation at the end of January, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Mom upset over school board's mask policy

LETTER: Mom upset over school board's mask policy

Letter writer urges boards to make masks mandatory for kids when they eventually return to school
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

LETTER: 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

'Gyms are a critical component, a foundation block, that supports and nurtures the health of people,' says letter writer in open letter to Premier Doug Ford
<b>LETTER:</b> Do local MPPs support seniors in homes or shareholders?

LETTER: Do local MPPs support seniors in homes or shareholders?

Lobbyists for long-term care homes have had more influence over government decisions than have our dying seniors, laments letter writer
<b>COLUMN:</b> Reflecting on a most unusual year that included cancer, COVID-19, but also plenty of positives

COLUMN: Reflecting on a most unusual year that included cancer, COVID-19, but also plenty of positives

'There are always potholes on the road of life, some deeper than others, but the road is generally smooth and the key is to not let the potholes consume you,' writes MidlandToday editor in year-end column
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Hostile' waterfront owners wreaking havoc in Tiny Township

LETTER: 'Hostile' waterfront owners wreaking havoc in Tiny Township

'I have had personal experience with belligerent, threatening and physically abusive waterfront owners,' writer says. 'The police have been involved three times'
<b>LETTER:</b> Local group 'alarmed' at province's flurry of MZOs

LETTER: Local group 'alarmed' at province's flurry of MZOs

Sustainable Orillia president says Ford regime 'insults the integrity' of municipal councils, civic workers and conservation authorities
<b>COLUMN:</b> Tiny Township chooses beaches over good neighbourly relations

COLUMN: Tiny Township chooses beaches over good neighbourly relations

'Greed, possessiveness and pettiness should never rule the day,' writer says, noting Tiny council seemingly kowtows to a small, yet vocal, group of wealthy property owners, thereby hurting local residents
<b>LETTER:</b> MZOs targeting wetlands cripple biodiversity, essential peatlands

LETTER: MZOs targeting wetlands cripple biodiversity, essential peatlands

'About half of wetlands are what are called peatlands,' writer explains. 'Peatlands are very important because while they only make up 3% of the land on Earth, they store more carbon dioxide than all of the world’s forests combined'