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<b>LETTER:</b> Citizen lauds plan for apartment buildings in West Ridge

LETTER: Citizen lauds plan for apartment buildings in West Ridge

Ensuring new projects provide a wide range of housing, including multi-residential buildings that are affordable ... should be an ongoing planning priority, reader says
<b>LETTER:</b> Vaccine process 'like a hot knife through butter,' says Orillia resident

LETTER: Vaccine process 'like a hot knife through butter,' says Orillia resident

Reader has nothing but good things to say about getting his COVID-19 vaccine, but takes feds to task due to 'over-promised vaccine deliveries'
<b>LETTER:</b> Citizen urges province to offer vaccines 24/7

LETTER: Citizen urges province to offer vaccines 24/7

Cost of out-of-hours clinics might be offset by a faster return to a normal economy, says citizen in open letter to Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop
<b>LETTER:</b> Opioid crisis is a national emergency, says former Senator

LETTER: Opioid crisis is a national emergency, says former Senator

Senator Boniface of Orillia has proposed legislation that recognizes substance use disorder is a health problem and should be treated as such, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader worries we've learned nothing from HRC's past

LETTER: Reader worries we've learned nothing from HRC's past

How many more deaths does it take for a change of thinking to give priority to people and not profit, asks frustrated long term care home volunteer
<b>LETTER:</b> Assumption that institutions are best for elderly is false

LETTER: Assumption that institutions are best for elderly is false

We rely far too heavily on institutions and far too little on funding the support required to help elderly people age in place in their own homes, says educator/advocate
<b>LETTER:</b> Razing HRC building would be 'even more victimizing'

LETTER: Razing HRC building would be 'even more victimizing'

Former HRC resident wants building turned into a 'recreation centre that can offer free programs for children and youth ... where joy can live there again'
<b>LETTER:</b> We owe our seniors better treatment, says reader

LETTER: We owe our seniors better treatment, says reader

'Let us value their past contribution to society by valuing them as they end their journey on this earth,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Long term care facilities are vital, reader says

LETTER: Long term care facilities are vital, reader says

The idea that it would be 'egregious' to operate a long term care facility at former HRC property is 'uninformed and unrealistic,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> If another lockdown is needed, rules need to change, reader says

LETTER: If another lockdown is needed, rules need to change, reader says

If there's another widespread lockdown, close bars, leave fitness centres open, resident suggests