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Letters to the Editor


Letter: Supporting children in learning their identity is important

Letter: Supporting children in learning their identity is important

'Sadly, safety is not a priority for children in recent months with the recent statements made by our provincial governments positioning on the rights of trans children and youth'
Letter: Optimism for North Bay's affordable housing issue

Letter: Optimism for North Bay's affordable housing issue

To the Editor: I write to express my guarded enthusiasm for the recent announcements from the federal government and the Ontario Ministry of Education that hold significant promise for addressing North Bay's affordable housing issue.
Letter: Homeless deal with struggles that regular people couldn't even imagine

Letter: Homeless deal with struggles that regular people couldn't even imagine

'It takes a lot longer to get around the city, especially for someone who has no car or might have a physical or mental disability'
Letter: Pedestrians putting themselves at risk

Letter: Pedestrians putting themselves at risk

'I realize that pedestrians have the right of way, but they do not have the right to step out into traffic aimlessly and put their well-being at risk at the expense of the motorist...it's no wonder that we hear about a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle at an alarming rate'
Letter: Action needed NOW to make northern highways safe

Letter: Action needed NOW to make northern highways safe

'Post signs every 100 km along the roadway with a phone number indicating how to report an erratic transport operator that is causing unsafe practices'
Letter: Alcohol should be harder, not easier, to buy

Letter: Alcohol should be harder, not easier, to buy

The cost on the health system is enormous and the cost of human suffering on families is much worse
Letter: Registration of bikes should start with manufacturers

Letter: Registration of bikes should start with manufacturers

When you buy a bike you register it with the manufacturer just like you would with a warranty for any other product
Letter: I'm a trucker and I want more cops on the road

Letter: I'm a trucker and I want more cops on the road

There are only a handful of drivers who respect the law
Letter: Mining companies need to clean up their own mess

Letter: Mining companies need to clean up their own mess

'Imagine what the money spent for mine clean up could do if it was put into our health care system'
Letter: Toronto's Ontario Science Centre move will cost northern taxpayers

Letter: Toronto's Ontario Science Centre move will cost northern taxpayers

'I was wondering if people in the north know that this expensive, private, distant facility is being built on land in the GTA, owned by the province, at their expense'