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Letters to the Editor

<b>LETTER:</b> Low turnout in federal election a call for a better system

LETTER: Low turnout in federal election a call for a better system

'Many Canadians feel that their vote does not count ... our democracy is broken. It’s time to fix it,' says Make Every Vote Count - Simcoe County
<b>LETTER:</b> Ramara should move to universal water rate, resident says

LETTER: Ramara should move to universal water rate, resident says

Universal rate 'promotes the concept that we are one municipality and discourages friction between groups of people ... (and) reduces overall cost,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Cruel behaviour spills into water, poisons the air and destroys the land,' Rama man warns

LETTER: 'Cruel behaviour spills into water, poisons the air and destroys the land,' Rama man warns

Rama First Nation artist/grandfather uses a 'dialogue with the conscious to the unconscious' to speak about the experiences of his people
<b>LETTER:</b> As world burns, local leaders carry on as if all is fine

LETTER: As world burns, local leaders carry on as if all is fine

The science on climate change is (and has always been) undeniable, but if anyone still has doubts, take a look at what’s happening locally, laments letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Local donations sought for Operation Christmas Child

LETTER: Local donations sought for Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes, filled with school supplies, hygiene items and toys, are sent globally to children living amid fear, despair, poverty and natural disasters
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Bureaucrats can't see north of Barrie,' laments citizen

LETTER: 'Bureaucrats can't see north of Barrie,' laments citizen

Councils need to step up because 'if our area is left out we will miss out on the ongoing provincial and county funding' related to growth, warns letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader chastises county for not 'buying Canadian'

LETTER: Reader chastises county for not 'buying Canadian'

'As a Canadian taxpayer I'm disappointed the county couldn't use my tax dollars to support Canadian ... auto workers', laments letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Retired doc says pilot refusing jab needs crash course on research

LETTER: Retired doc says pilot refusing jab needs crash course on research

It's disheartening not that he could lose his job but that he is leaving himself unprotected and putting others at risk, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Tents don't belong on Orillia beaches, resident says

LETTER: Tents don't belong on Orillia beaches, resident says

The beach is not a campground and is too small for tents, laments letter writer frustrated with council's recent decision to allow tents in parks
<b>LETTER:</b> Cut PM some slack, says ex-Conservative cabinet minister

LETTER: Cut PM some slack, says ex-Conservative cabinet minister

Justin Trudeau 'has paid full attention to Indigenous affairs during his term of office,' writes Doug Lewis, adding 'the criticism is very subjective'