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Letter: Newly repaved road already has cracks
September 30, 2014

Regarding the Bouchard Street speed-bump issue, here in Lively, we have another issue with the City of Greater Sudbury. Last year the city spent $5 million to redo Niemi Road....

Letter: Past Conservative candidate supports carbon taxes
September 30, 2014

Re: Article “Sudburians join massive climate change event,” which appeared in Northern Life Sept. 23.Kudos to Harneet Gill, a 20-something year old young woman who lead the Peoples’ Climate March...

Letter: Autistic man denied access to Handi Transit
September 30, 2014

My question is to everyone running for city council — do you know about the changes to the Handi Transit bus? Today I learned a very shocking thing from a...

Letter: Fundraiser to help woman fight immigration board
September 26, 2014

My name is Tarra Barnett and I am going to be holding a charity barbecue on Sept. 27 at The Brick on Notre Dame to raise funds for myself and...

Letter: Thanks for your support of organ donation walk
September 25, 2014

On behalf of the Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Committee of the Irish Heritage Club of Sudbury, I wish to thank Northern Life for their ongoing support of this subject...

Letter: LU food service wait times ‘insane’
September 25, 2014

I am writing this email to explain my frustration with the food services provided to students at Laurentian University.I have consecutive classes on certain days of the week, so I...

Letter: Southview traffic calming waste of money
September 25, 2014

Major road construction on Regent Street plus three traffic calming speed bump mats on Southview Drive East — what were city staff and council thinking?Have they driven down Regent Street...

Letter: Be careful in using the term euthanasia
September 25, 2014

Re: Bill Catalano’s letter “Actually, euthanasia is all about care,” published Aug. 21.In his letter, Mr. Catalano makes reference to two different end-of-life scenarios: the termination of life-sustaining medical care...

Letter: Time to turn off the tap on Cardinal Court
September 25, 2014

Every time I look at the news these days, especially with an election coming up, the main theme seems to be fiscal problems that the city is experiencing and attempting...

Letter: Are you a slave to your phone?
September 23, 2014

More and more I see people in this world becoming slaves, not to their partners, nor to their parents, not even to their work, but instead, to their phones.Yes, a...

Letter: City imposed four-way stop’s removal
September 23, 2014

Re: Brigitte Michel’s letter “Bouchard speed bumps unnecessary,” published Sept. 16.Brigitte made some very strong arguments for keeping the four-way stop sign at the intersection of Marcel and Bouchard. I...

Letter: Pow-wow honoured those with special needs
September 18, 2014

We want to recognize a wonderful gathering that occurred Sept. 13 in O’Connor Park. Will Morin and his wife, Robyn, organized a Niimkawaad — a well-organized, educational pow wow, honouring...

Letter: Drivers ‘herding’ pedestrians across walkways
September 18, 2014

The grill of the big pickup truck barrels down upon me as I stare in horror at the inattentive face of the driver behind it. He doesn’t see me. I...

Letter: Candidates shouldn’t comment on store hours
September 18, 2014

The store hours debate has raged in our community for a number of years. The current council, rather than rendering a decision, chose to send this debate to the public...

Letter: Have some respect for election candidates
September 18, 2014

There’s a prelude of fall colours out there with “vote for me” signs hoarding strategic street corners, increasing the buzz for this upcoming fall municipal election. But I do wish...

Letter: E-cigarettes helped Sudbury woman quit smoking
September 16, 2014

Re: Letter “Reader says e-cigarettes spared her health,” which appeared in the Aug. 28 edition of Northern Life.I myself smoked for 40 years when I decided one day to quit...

Letter: Don’t be afraid of changes to electoral system
September 16, 2014

Re: Letter “Grits, Tories would never back voting change,” which appeared in Northern Life Aug. 26.The writer of the above letter states that he wants to “set the record straight”...

Letter: Ribfest a success once again
September 16, 2014

The 7th annual Downtown Sudbury Ribfest has come to a close for another year.After the tents have come down, the rib teams have packed up and the crowds have gone...

Letter: Joan Rivers’ long-ago visit to Sudbury memorable
September 16, 2014

Funny lady Joan Rivers entertained a full house years ago in Sudbury at the Grand Theatre. Before the show I was called into her dressing room for instructions on how...

Letter: Homeless man’s death illuminates society’s dark side
September 16, 2014

Homeless man’s death illuminates society’s dark sideRe: Article “Police ID deceased man featured in YouTube video,” published Sept. 4.There were no medical staff or linen sheet tucked around Vince Harper...

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