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Letters to the Editor

<b>LETTER:</b> Moose Beach visitor from Toronto 'troubled' by treatment

LETTER: Moose Beach visitor from Toronto 'troubled' by treatment

How is local government ensuring racism and xenophobia are not influencing decisions about who can access and feel welcome at these beaches, letter writer asks
<b>LETTER:</b> Returning statue is like 'putting our version of a Confederate monument back up'

LETTER: Returning statue is like 'putting our version of a Confederate monument back up'

Politicians should stand up against Champlain Monument's return, writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Resident 'outraged' by big crowds at local beaches

LETTER: Resident 'outraged' by big crowds at local beaches

Letter writer says with hot weather, it should have been easy to predict big crowds and says the city should have been proactive, patrolling these spaces
<b>LETTER:</b> Affordable-housing hub in Orillia raises many questions

LETTER: Affordable-housing hub in Orillia raises many questions

Letter writer wants to know how costs are calculated and whether there is demand for such a project
<b>LETTER:</b> Birdsong app 'detrimental' to our feathered friends

LETTER: Birdsong app 'detrimental' to our feathered friends

App can disrupt nesting, migrating birds, letter writer warns
<b>LETTER: </b> Local educator implores Orillians to wear face masks

LETTER: Local educator implores Orillians to wear face masks

With clear evidence masks work, the city and local enterprises should 'be doing more to champion mask use,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Ex-Solicitor General says defunding police not the answer

LETTER: Ex-Solicitor General says defunding police not the answer

A more realistic approach would be to 'fund' a solution to ... the approach to domestic incidents and mental health-related incidents, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Citizen laments province's 'pathetic' non-response to concerns

LETTER: Citizen laments province's 'pathetic' non-response to concerns

'(A) government bent on diminishing or eliminating protective environmental regulation during a major health crisis is extremely anti-democratic,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Pandemic deadly for people suffering from addiction

LETTER: Pandemic deadly for people suffering from addiction

There have been 54 overdoses 'coming through' emergency department at OSMH during a five-week span; Group calls for action
<b>LETTER:</b> Recreational sports are 'essential' for mental health

LETTER: Recreational sports are 'essential' for mental health

Organized sports and group physical activity will help society recover both physically and mentally, says letter writer