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Support Ryan’s Law

April 28, 2015

Dear Editor, The death of Ryan Gibbons, who would have turned 15 on April 4, was a terrible reminder that asthma is a serious disease that kills hundreds of Canadians every [...]

A different way of looking at things

April 28, 2015

Dear Editor, Plenty of criticism has been levied at last week’s federal budget. Rather than just criticizing the budget, I want to take a new approach by telling people [...]

Public power vs. private for profit

April 21, 2015

Dear Editor, Selling hydro will come at a great cost to hydro rate payers. Does anyone believe that privatizing hydro will reduce hydro rates? You don’t need a business [...]

Negotiations started too late

April 21, 2015

Dear Editor, I am absolutely appalled at the government. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) has been without a contract since August of 2014 and they [...]

Strike in the summer

April 1, 2015

Dear Editor, I just have to say I am disgusted after reading the article about high school teachers wanting to go on strike because they are eight months over on their [...]

Sex ed curriculum goes too far

March 24, 2015

Dear Editor, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s second attempt to bring a new sex-education program to Ontario schools is fraught with error. Only one chosen parent per school was [...]

Editorial, cartoon based on fiction

March 24, 2015

Dear Editor, Your paper’s editorial and sarcastic cartoon were based on absolute fiction, not fact. In maligning both me and my regional council colleagues, your editor [...]

Harper fails on jobs

March 17, 2015

Dear Editor, When you look at the numbers, it is clear that the Conservative federal government has been a major failure on jobs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s [...]
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