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Letters to the Editor

<b>LETTER:</b> Online commenters should have to use their real names

LETTER: Online commenters should have to use their real names

'The fact that many people hide behind ridiculous nicknames' is not acceptable, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Listen to science and reason: Stay at home!

LETTER: Listen to science and reason: Stay at home!

If you want to love your neighbour as yourself, it's vital to heed the warnings and do what health officials are asking, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> How will you respond in these times of fear and anxiety?

LETTER: How will you respond in these times of fear and anxiety?

From our perspective as family, friends, fellow congregants, how do we walk with the person facing the hardship of not having a ventilator, asks local church leader
<b>LETTER:</b> Local pastor's letter leaves citizen 'speechless'

LETTER: Local pastor's letter leaves citizen 'speechless'

Opening up this old chestnut between church and state – you really think this is the time? asks letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Local pastor makes a plea for a day of prayer amid pandemic

LETTER: Local pastor makes a plea for a day of prayer amid pandemic

The best kings led in prayer during times of national crisis, says letter writer, noting other countries have held national days of prayer
<b>LETTER:</b> Budget should focus on social impact, not economic gain

LETTER: Budget should focus on social impact, not economic gain

Government based on a quarterly balance sheet will continue to disappoint and fail, costing more in the long run, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Cipolla's apology 'inadequate,' falls short: citizen

LETTER: Cipolla's apology 'inadequate,' falls short: citizen

Saying 'I am sorry you feel that what I did was wrong' is not the same as saying 'I am sorry. What I did was wrong,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Better working conditions, not immigration, is the answer

LETTER: Better working conditions, not immigration, is the answer

The solution is better wages, better working conditions in addition to more training and counselling, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> School gun call illustrates need for more support, says reader

LETTER: School gun call illustrates need for more support, says reader

'School is so much more than academic,' says Orillia parent, teacher who says local educators need more support to keep students safe
<b>LETTER:</b> Class size, not salaries, key issue in education battle

LETTER: Class size, not salaries, key issue in education battle

Private schools' associations trumpet value of small classes while government focuses on teacher salaries, notes letter writer