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Letter: Get with the times, city hall
October 21, 2014

I find the hours at city hall are not with the times. City hall should be more accessible.As they are now, most people that work 9 to 5 on weekdays...

Letter: Deregulating store hours a bad idea
October 21, 2014

This is in regards to the upcoming election, particularly the debate over deregulating store hours.With Sudbury being mostly a mining and retail city, the idea of having stores open 24/7...

Letter: Vote for Ron Dupuis
October 21, 2014

The last mayor did not seem to understand her co-workers, leading to too many confrontations. For the next four years, things will be much better if Ron Dupuis was elected....

Letter: Don’t paint all councillors with same brush
October 21, 2014

Firstly, let me say that given the dysfunction of council over the last term, I was of the belief a total purge was required around the council table. How can...

Letter: Despite cancelled ride, hospice event still raises $24K
October 15, 2014

On Aug. 16, Maison Vale Hospice and Desjardins were set to host the sixth annual Wheels for Hospice, a motorcycle ride around the City of Greater Sudbury, to raise awareness...

Letter: ‘Fur mama’ pleads for pooch’s return
October 15, 2014

If you’ve driven through Valley East lately, you would notice that every stop sign that connects with the main roads have a poster attached. The poster is a missing dog...

Letter: Keep the cash, but return the photo
October 15, 2014

I lost my small black purse at the movie theatre during Cinefest. I cancelled all the cards and got replacements for others right away. I replaced the hearing aid stuff....

Letter: Kick current council off the bus
October 15, 2014

A year or so after Mayor Matichuk was elected, I wrote you a letter. At that time, our former mayor said something to the effect that a mayor is like...

Letter: New councillors better for Sudbury
October 15, 2014

I am still undecided (on voting in the municipal election). What I do know, and am begging Sudburians to think about, is that even with a new mayor, if the...

Letter: Make mining giants pay for new roads
October 15, 2014

At precisely 4:07 p.m. Sept. 15, I was at the intersection of Lasalle Boulevard and BarryDowne Road, driving westward on Lasalle.At 4:14 p.m., a mere seven minutes later, I had...

Letter: Why was trustee asked to leave in-camera meeting?
October 09, 2014

Re: Article “The strange case of the Gibsons,” which appeared in the Oct. 2 edition of Northern Life.I attended the Sept. 23 board meeting, and while the details provided in...

Letter: Beware ‘negative’ candidates
October 09, 2014

Sudbury is facing a very important local election. We must elect a mayor that can build a team working through consensus.Beware of the candidates who promise to do this and...

Letter: Rodriguez out of touch with reality
October 09, 2014

Mr. Rodriguez is concerned that Mr. Bigger’s proposal to implement a one-year tax freeze would result in job cuts or reduction in services or perhaps both. In my view, this...

Letter: Poor planning in the South End
October 09, 2014

First impressions are usually lasting impressions, and anybody coming into Sudbury from the south cannot help but get a bad impression of Sudbury. The area from Loach’s Road to the...

Letter: Traffic calming attempts ‘thick-witted’
October 09, 2014

Making Marcel Street narrower and allowing cars to park on either side, putting parking meters in the downtown core on Elm Street and now removing the four-way stop at Marcel-Bouchard...

Letter: Social media use loses Bigger a vote
October 07, 2014

On Sept. 29, I decided to take to the Internet to find out more about our mayoral candidates.Upon Googling Brian Bigger's name, the first result was his Twitter account. To...

Letter: Many options for democratic renewal
October 07, 2014

Re: Letters “Grits, Tories would never back voting change,” published Aug 26 and “Scottish voting model would mean fairer elections,” published Sept 2.There is a compromise alternative to “First Past...

Letter: Senior not afraid of graffiti vandals
October 07, 2014

Here is my response to the individual that spray painted swastikas on the vinyl siding of my family home and left a threatening note on my doorstep signed by “Local...

Letter: Good Samaritan turns in bank customer’s cash
October 02, 2014

On Sept. 22, I was taking $200 from a bank machine. I saw a bank employee I wanted to ask a question, so I got my card out of the...

Letter: Stand on guard against Trudeau’s plans
October 02, 2014

Justin Trudeau, our prime minister in waiting (if you believe the polls), wants to show the world our Canadian values.Here are a few of his Canadian values: Pro-abortion (the deliberate...

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