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Letters to the Editor


<b>LETTER:</b> Salary of $40K isn't what it used to be

LETTER: Salary of $40K isn't what it used to be

To deny today's workers a livable wage is 'inhumane,' letter writer says
LETTER: Oro-Medonte council candidates have much to answer for

LETTER: Oro-Medonte council candidates have much to answer for

'How can we hold them accountable when the voting block of councillors fail to show up for two town hall meetings?' resident asks
LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

'I do understand that $40K annually is not a king’s ransom, but then again how many folks in the private sector would jump at the opportunity,' asks letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Get facts straight about development charges

LETTER: Get facts straight about development charges

'People have a tendency to reinforce their own beliefs without critical thought,' says Oro-Medonte deputy mayor
<b>LETTER:</b> Empower Simcoe changes have 'devalued' son's life

LETTER: Empower Simcoe changes have 'devalued' son's life

'Empower Simcoe has taken away his sense of safety, community and belonging,' father laments of changes at local agency
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Ongoing issues' leave Oro-Medonte voter undecided

LETTER: 'Ongoing issues' leave Oro-Medonte voter undecided

Issues around short-term rentals, 'ethical issues' about council conduct, controversy over appointments to council and voting methods weigh on citizen's mind
<b>LETTER:</b> It's easier to regulate PFD use than common sense

LETTER: It's easier to regulate PFD use than common sense

'It is reasonable to consider regulatory requirements ... by requiring PFD use for small craft operating on the water — liquid or frozen,' letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Candidates 'should be ashamed' for skipping forum

LETTER: Candidates 'should be ashamed' for skipping forum

'Despite their refusal to engage with the public in all-candidates meetings, they have the nerve to ask us to re-elect them,' letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Let your kids walk to school, enjoy the benefits

LETTER: Let your kids walk to school, enjoy the benefits

Reader says there are numerous benefits for students to walk to school, including increased energy levels and improved co-ordination
<b>LETTER:</b> Queen's death a stark reminder of our mortality

LETTER: Queen's death a stark reminder of our mortality

'On Monday, while we take our minute of silence ... let's reflect on the fact that we are all mortal, and also reflect on how to make life better for those around us,' says letter writer