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Letters to the Editor


<b>LETTER:</b> Time for Ford to drop Bill 124 appeal

LETTER: Time for Ford to drop Bill 124 appeal

Now is the time to 'extend an olive branch to our hard-pressed health-care workers,' says letter writer
LETTER: City needs to deal with 'impassable' snowy sidewalks

LETTER: City needs to deal with 'impassable' snowy sidewalks

Resident puts city on notice after frustrating walk to work along West Ridge Boulevard
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Attitude shift' needed in addressing encampments

LETTER: 'Attitude shift' needed in addressing encampments

Councillor's approach to homeless encampments 'mind boggling,' says letter writer, who urges compassion rather than enforcement
<b>LETTER:</b> Think about Bradford Bypass on World Wetlands Day

LETTER: Think about Bradford Bypass on World Wetlands Day

'A transparent reconsideration of the route is the least the province should do,' says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition official
<b>LETTER:</b> Today is a day to celebrate vital role of wetlands

LETTER: Today is a day to celebrate vital role of wetlands

Forget about the hairy marmots Phil, Sam and Willie and focus on wetlands which are now disappearing at a rapid rate around the world and in Simcoe County, says Bob Bowles
<b>LETTER:</b> Cenotaph should replace Champlain in city's park

LETTER: Cenotaph should replace Champlain in city's park

'Many of the war memorials across the country are located in municipal parks or highly visible and easily accessible locations,' notes letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> It's time to bring Champlain 'home where he belongs'

LETTER: It's time to bring Champlain 'home where he belongs'

'Removing the statue of the 17th-century explorer does not change the more recent history. It does nothing to make amends for the grievous damage done to First Nations,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Council should support affordable housing plans

LETTER: Council should support affordable housing plans

'I am hoping there are also plans to bring more of this type of affordable housing to the non-seniors of Orillia,' letter-writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Why do we fear something as natural as death?

LETTER: Why do we fear something as natural as death?

'Forcing me to abide by your cultural narratives and beliefs is oppression,' says Tyler Dunlop, who hopes MAID legislation is approved for his situation
<b>LETTER:</b> Hazel McCallion was a 'tremendous public servant'

LETTER: Hazel McCallion was a 'tremendous public servant'

'Hazel McCallion will never be replaced, but everyone who goes into public service should try to replicate her,' letter writer says