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Letters to the Editor

LETTER: City needs to re-think its focus on growth, citizen says

LETTER: City needs to re-think its focus on growth, citizen says

Local government should concentrate on upgrading, modernizing and improving the existing municipality, letter writer urges
LETTER: Local citizens invited to help pick provincial leader

LETTER: Local citizens invited to help pick provincial leader

It's 'an exciting time' to be an Ontario Liberal, says official, who urges local residents to become members and have a say in leadership contest
LETTER: CN strike underlines the importance of pipelines

LETTER: CN strike underlines the importance of pipelines

Pipelines should be the chosen method of transporting natural gas and oil to refineries rather than railways or trucks, says letter writer
LETTER: Brechin resident trashes county's waste collection

LETTER: Brechin resident trashes county's waste collection

Offering a phone app is 'simply an ineffective artificial attempt to avoid providing homeowners with very basic necessary information,' says letter writer
LETTER: Retired principal laments cuts, changes to education

LETTER: Retired principal laments cuts, changes to education

Increase in average class size and compulsory online courses 'will have the greatest negative effect on students,' says letter writer
Letter: County accused of 'paper genocide' by Metis leader

Letter: County accused of 'paper genocide' by Metis leader

County under-reported Metis population by 257%, says letter writer; It's part of a 'policy of assimilation or extermination of Metis,' says grand chief
LETTER: Cyclists should not all be painted with the same brush

LETTER: Cyclists should not all be painted with the same brush

Argument that motorists have more entitlement to the roads because they pay gasoline taxes doesn't hold water, says letter writer
LETTER: When will cyclists be held accountable for their antics?

LETTER: When will cyclists be held accountable for their antics?

Co-operation is important, but it must goes both ways, says frustrated letter writer
LETTER: Drivers' antics at four-way stop in south end unsafe: citizen

LETTER: Drivers' antics at four-way stop in south end unsafe: citizen

She counted 19 drivers, in a short period of time, who rolled through the stop, which is a block away from an elementary school
LETTER: City needs to go after owners of derelict buildings

LETTER: City needs to go after owners of derelict buildings

Abandoned buildings are a magnet for people with malicious, criminal intent, letter writer says