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What’s with all the four-ways?

January 28, 2020

Dear Editor, Can someone explain to me, without using the word safety, because drivers should know how to drive, if not, get off the road, why is it we all seem to be [...]

Teachers in a bad spot

January 22, 2020

Dear Editor, I do not think all Canadians exactly know the predicament Ontario teachers unions are facing, or what a quandary they find themselves in. The Ford government is [...]

The cycle of social programs

January 22, 2020

Dear Editor, Sixty years ago when governments began to design our social welfare state, one in 12 of us was over the age of 65. About 40 years ago, those same governments [...]

Reader clarifies transit position

January 21, 2020

Dear Editor, Mr. Starr, in response to my letter regarding free transit, I can only assume you misread it. First let me point out that in my opening, I too argued free fares [...]

Truly becoming a Royal pain

January 21, 2020

Dear Editor, Can we soon have an end to this soap opera being plastered all over the media concerning Harry and Meghan every day? The media is obsessed with this type of [...]

Reader disgusted by cruelty

January 14, 2020

Dear Editor, When I hear on CP24 that some “scum” in Etobicoke puts a dog in a suitcase, zips it closed and tosses it down a snowy embankment, I simply wish to do [...]

Free transit makes no sense

January 14, 2020

Dear Editor, To the people who keep pushing for free transit, nothing is free. Durham Transit needs to increase fares and find savings to stop its out of control spending. [...]

Thumbs up for climate motion

January 7, 2020

Dear Editor, The motion by Councillor Marimpietri to Oshawa’s council asking that climate change be declared an “emergency” to protect wildlife, natural environment and [...]

Ideas to consider on transit

January 7, 2020

Dear Editor, I recently read an article suggesting Durham Region Transit be free, and while I applaud the concept, I can’t see it becoming a reality. That said there are [...]

Consider Relay for Life in 2020

December 21, 2019

Dear Editor, Earlier this year, new data released by the Canadian Cancer Society showed around 63 per cent of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive at least five [...]
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