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Letter: Bigger asking Sudburians to buy 'pig in a poke'
October 24, 2014

Editor's note: The following is an open letter to mayoral candidate and Greater Sudbury auditor general Brian Bigger.You were hired as auditor general to find efficiencies and savings in the...

Letter: Rodriguez best for mayor's seat
October 24, 2014

Editor's note: Bryan Wolofsky is the developer of the proposed 800-unit residential development behind Brady Square and Cherry Gardens.I support John Rodriguez for mayor. Do not be misled by all...

Letter: No polling location in Gatchell
October 23, 2014

I received my voting card last week for the upcoming elections of 2014.As I was scrolling down the list to look at all the voting locations set up for my...

Letter: Trustee elections crucial
October 23, 2014

On Oct. 27, voters in Greater Sudbury will be choosing their new mayor and city council. Voters in Sudbury appear to be doing their homework, and the attendance at mayoral...

Letter: Candidates not discussing provincial downloading
October 23, 2014

We attended the mayoralty candidates’ town hall discussion Oct. 16, which was sponsored by Downtown Sudbury. Many questions were asked of the mayoral candidates, and something clicked as we listened...

Letter: No matter who’s elected, change is needed
October 23, 2014

Regardless of who is elected as mayor or councillor Oct. 27, is it important for these individuals to recognize that is should not be business as usual at Tom Davies...

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...

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