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<b>Letter:</b> Time marginalized voices stand together, vote with their heart

Letter: Time marginalized voices stand together, vote with their heart

We have fought for equal rights. We have fought for legal same-sex marriage. We will fight to be heard because it's time
<b>Letter:</b> City Council, stop putting us deeper in the hole

Letter: City Council, stop putting us deeper in the hole

'We can't afford councils that think the way you do!'
<b>Poem:</b> Falling apart and alone

Poem: Falling apart and alone

There was the time he watched over the kids, like a careful daddy was he, but then while the toddlers were playing free, he found a bottle of booze he once hid away
Letter: Profit and blood don’t mix. Blood shouldn't be a commodity.

Letter: Profit and blood don’t mix. Blood shouldn't be a commodity.

'The Canadian Blood Services closed the North Bay area office a couple of years ago so if someone wants to donate blood here they are told to travel to Huntsville or Sudbury, therefore, I’m told that they have stopped donating'
<b>Letter:</b> Homeless in North Bay. What's the attraction?

Letter: Homeless in North Bay. What's the attraction?

Methadone clinics all along Main Street to help these addicts in their plight. Most people's choice is to help them, but keep them out of sight
Letter: Actual data of impact by Bill 7 on LTC sorely lacking

Letter: Actual data of impact by Bill 7 on LTC sorely lacking

There has been a lot of rhetoric over the past number of weeks with regard to Bill 7
Letter: More beds or better care? On the backs of most vulnerable

Letter: More beds or better care? On the backs of most vulnerable

'I too am appalled by the new Ontario legislation, Bill 7, which allows, doctors, hospitals and discharge co-ordinators to send patients to Long Term Care Homes, without their consent'
<b> Letter: </b> Northern Chambers against proposed riding changes

Letter: Northern Chambers against proposed riding changes

'Conducting business in Northern Ontario already comes with challenges, given our vast geographical distances, supply chain constraints, out-migration and population decline, and the impact of long winter seasons and freeze-thaw cycles on our infrastructure'
<b>Letter:</b> Twin pad rink must be part of election debate

Letter: Twin pad rink must be part of election debate

'As we learned during the pandemic, our municipality currently has almost zero indoor infrastructure for those. For what we are prepared to pay, can we get a facility that addresses more than just our hockey rink problem?'
<b>Letter:</b> Columnist needs to express his opinion in a more respectful way

Letter: Columnist needs to express his opinion in a more respectful way

'There are two sides to every coin'