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Reader confused over liquor stores

May 27, 2020

Dear editor, I can’t understand why liquor stores were classified as a grocery outlet. To me this is a cash grab from the provincial government, and I don’t think that [...]

Social distancing in elevators

May 27, 2020

Dear Editor, If anyone has a measuring tape, or can count one foot tiles (if applicable), one can simply see there is no social distancing buffer zone of six feet between [...]

Not a fan of Trump or Trudeau

May 27, 2020

Dear Editor, I’m not a fan of Donald Trump. I just think he was a better choice than the alternative, Clinton. Before we go slagging his response to the pandemic, let’s [...]

Putting my money where my mouth is

May 19, 2020

Dear Editor, In an attempt to alleviate the financial hardship that many seniors are experiencing because of the pandemic, the federal government recently announced the [...]

Outrage over layoffs at OPUC

May 19, 2020

Dear editor, Oshawa Power is the first electrical utility to execute layoffs. It’s disappointing to hear OPUC has laid off seven of its full-time union staff. During the [...]

Dispose of your gloves properly

May 19, 2020

Dear editor, Regular nitrile gloves (blue/clear) take 200 years to degrade, and are cheap to buy. So, when they are discarded on the ground like used “condoms,” it’s [...]

Finding work for autistic adults

May 14, 2020

Dear Editor, I hope this letter will raise awareness regarding a shocking statistic: only 18 per cent of autistic adults are employed. It seems there are ample programs and [...]

Be careful before going back to work

May 14, 2020

Dear Editor, I am quite sure that most people would not like the coronavirus to take one of their loved ones or be responsible for the virus affecting anyone else. Donald [...]

Praise all the essential workers

May 14, 2020

Dear Editor, Praise the doctors and nurses. Praise the hospital workers. Praise the caregivers. Praise all the essential service providers. Will this gratitude fade with the [...]

Trump’s actions are irresponsible

May 14, 2020

Dear editor, Here is the real tragedy behind the announcement that the U.S. is cutting off funding to the World Health Organization. The bulk of U.S. funding to the WHO goes [...]
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