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Chapman is doing it wrong

March 22, 2017

Re: “Two regional councillors seeking PC nominations,” Mar. 15, 2017 Dear Editor, Bob Chapman is doing it wrong! First of all, the recent addition of a Facebook account [...]

Protect yourself against mumps

March 15, 2017

With the outbreak of the mumps virus, seen here, in Toronto has not made its way easy to Durham Region, health officials say residents can still take precautions to prevent [...]

What is Toronto thinking?

March 15, 2017

Dear Editor, I knew it was just a matter of time before I saw an article like the one in the Toronto Sun on March 13. The City of Toronto’s overdose action plan suggests [...]

Have your voice heard by the city

March 15, 2017

Dear Editor, Oshawa city council will be meeting on March 20 to decide whether to hold a byelection to fill a vacant council seat or to appoint a citizen for the balance of [...]

Councils can’t ignore progress

March 9, 2017

Dear Editor, I find the decision made by city council members of Vancouver on Feb. 28 to not attend the grand opening of the new Trump Tower in their fair city completely [...]

Parents, talk to your kids

March 8, 2017

Dear Editor, I really hate to write this letter because I thought that all of the feelings I had of inadequacy in high school and public school would leave automatically as [...]

Remember, Canada has two languages

March 2, 2017

Dear Editor, Justin Trudeau recently added to his list of gaffes when he refused to answer in English a question put to him in English by a Canadian citizen living in Quebec [...]

A sign to quit

March 2, 2017

Dear Editor, Here’s a sign that I recently observed near a residential Oshawa apartment building that might make for a cheeky case for vaping over cigarette smoking: [...]

Tired of waiting for the Genosha

March 1, 2017

Dear Editor, I live very near the old Genosha Hotel. Myself, as well as some of the businesses in the area, are getting fed up with seeing this particular hotel just sitting [...]

Fossil fuels aren’t going anywhere

February 22, 2017

Re: “The truth about coal,” Feb. 8, 2017 Dear Editor, Once again, John Peate has managed to pen a fact free letter on the environment, this time on the use of coal as a [...]
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