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An education in firearms

June 29, 2016

Re: “Assault weapons for hunting? Really?” June 22, 2016 Dear Editor, It is very evident that Ron Horner knows nothing about firearms, yet feels qualified to pontificate [...]

Assault weapons for hunting? Really?

June 22, 2016

Dear Editor, I think that I can safely say that we here in Canada are sick and tired of having shootings in Toronto nearly every weekend. I once read a letter that the writer [...]

Need more than just photo ops

June 22, 2016

Dear Editior, In regard to the recent announcement here in Oshawa, I must admit that I found the entire thing lackluster and anticlimactic. I’ve spent a great deal of time [...]

Reserve system was set up to fail

June 16, 2016

Re: “Reserve system doesn’t work,” May 18, 2016 Dear Editor, In any discussion of public affairs, I think it is important to admit that there is much we do not know [...]

United States needs better gun laws

June 15, 2016

Dear Editor, Well, there’s been another shooting in the United States. I am so glad we live in Canada, where the gun laws are a lot more restrictive. I know that we have a [...]

Be safe this summer

June 15, 2016

Dear Editor, As a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and a safety ambassador for the PLAYSAFE Program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents [...]

A dangerous trend that has to stop

June 9, 2016

Dear Editor, When I sit in an aircraft, I have full confidence in the abilities of the pilot and the crew. I know that they have all the knowledge and tools required to [...]

No need for another trip to Europe

June 9, 2016

Dear Editor, In the 11 May edition, you have a story about anaerobic digesters, and yet another European junket for our regional councillors and staff. No doubt, this trip [...]

Targeting poverty

June 2, 2016

Dear Editor, Many years ago, the Fraser Institute published an item that claimed welfare rates were more than enough to provide the necessities for those in need. Local media [...]

What happened to the downtown?

May 31, 2016

Re: “Cannabis dispensary is needed,” May 18, 2016 Dear Editor, I am also a long time resident of Oshawa. I was born and raised in this city. When I was a young lad, the [...]
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