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Stand up with Malala

September 22, 2015

Dear Editor, At TIFF’s Saturday screening of “He Named Me Malala,” the emotions in the room were palpable. As the audience laughed alongside Malala’s family and shed [...]

Where are the seatbelts?

September 22, 2015

Dear Editor, I do not understand why school buses are still not outfitted with seatbelts for students of all ages, but the bus driver has one. This is so archaically wrong in [...]

What’s going on with insurance rates?

September 15, 2015

Dear Editor, What has happened to my car insurance provider? The big news a couple of years ago was how the provincial government was legislating car insurance rates down. My [...]

Blue Flag classification a pipe dream

September 15, 2015

Dear Editor, Councillor Amy England, surely you aren’t serious. Rather than a blue flag designation, I believe a Red Flag should be posted in an area leading to the beach. [...]

Sexual education policy a good one

September 8, 2015

Dear Editor, I remember when one of my nieces was around six, she asked me why I did not have a girlfriend. I told her that there are some girls that like girls, there are [...]

Do you know this man?

September 8, 2015

Re: Bill Fox column “Do you know this man?” Dear Editor, Do you know this man? I was inspired to write by this very beautifully written article about Jean Vanier, saying, [...]

Chamber is wrong about council decision

September 1, 2015

Dear Editor, I would like to first say that I feel government has a moral obligation to protect our water for future generations. My vote on this motion does not mean I am [...]

Tired of the dog and pony show

August 25, 2015

Dear Editor, I don’t know about you, but I am getting pretty irritated with this long winded, expensive federal election that is taking place right now, and the personal [...]

Answers on pension plan

August 25, 2015

Dear Editor, Earlier this month, the provincial government announced new “clarifying” details of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. Sadly, Ontarians were left with more [...]

An ode to MP Kevin Lamoureux

August 18, 2015

Dear Editor, While reading the Oshawa Express, I came across a thought provoking article regarding the Conservative plan for income splitting by Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux. [...]
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