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Dictating the proper way to protest

June 16, 2020

Dear Editor, In Canada, those with political and economic power have contributed to the development and continuation of a range of social and economic injustices, as well as [...]

Rainbow crosswalk waste of funds

June 9, 2020

Dear Editor, I have written about these crossings before, and again would state that I am not homophobic, but I think that the three rainbow crossings on public roads in [...]

Maintaining democracy

June 9, 2020

Dear Editor, Amidst two world wars, Canada’s Parliament did not suspend. Government accountability and parliamentary democracy were maintained. As Canada navigates the [...]

On the subject of faith

June 2, 2020

Dear Editor,  Re the opinion column “Living in faith and gratitude” by Bill Fox, April 29, 2020.  While I sincerely appreciate Mr. Fox’s intent to encourage gratitude [...]

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 [...]
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