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Letter: Dystonia advocate thanks donors
July 31, 2014

A huge thank you to all my supporters in the 2014 Dystonia Walkathon.The purpose of this Walkathon is twofold. First it is to raise awareness of dystonia, and secondly we...

Letter: Second Avenue ‘activist’ says her intentions were honourable
July 31, 2014

Re: City hall reporter Darren MacDonald’s July 22 column “Did activists hijack 2nd Ave. consultations?”“The pen is mightier than the sword” was proven when two letters delayed a multimillion dollar...

Letter: Proportional representation a recipe for unstable government
July 30, 2014

Re: Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle’s column “MP supports voting reform,” which appeared in Northern Life July 17.(Nickel Belt MP) Claude Gravelle proclaims with great enthusiasm, passion and excitement that...

Letter: No reason to change current system of government
July 30, 2014

Proportional representation would condemn us to minority governments forever and that, in my opinion, would be a disaster.How would the seats in such a system be distributed? Would constituencies where...

Letter: Minnow Lake CAN didn’t intend to hold up Second Avenue project
July 30, 2014

The city recognizes the responsibility of Community Action Networks in “social, environmental and economic areas.” Responding to this directive, the Minnow Lake CAN and Restoration Group, with the support of...

Letter: City red tape puts damper on family gathering
July 30, 2014

As an Azildan with a common sense approach, it is my duty to add my 99 cents’ worth of observations.With their philosophies of dictating their whims and fancies, local bureaucrats...

Letter: Sudburians being gouged at gas pumps
July 28, 2014

I have just returned from a trip to Northwestern Quebec, Gatineau, Cornwall and Montreal, and never did I pay more than $1.39 a litre for gas. On Route 138 towards...

Letter: Keep bicycle lanes away from traffic
July 28, 2014

Attlee now has an island that is ugly, cheap and dangerous, especially in the winter. We have extended curbs at intersections that are useless to slow down traffic. They impede...

Letter: 2nd Ave. project could worsen blue-green algae
July 28, 2014

Without question, the Second Avenue proposed road project will influence the environment, and without serious and professional expert research, can adversely affect an import aspect of our Sudbury environment. ...

Letter: 2014 municipal election a ‘wait and see’ affair
July 17, 2014

So it looks like we’ll be having an interesting election this fall, after all.Of the “known” names, so far, one has chosen the very night his “friend” is making a...

Letter: Bigger’s garbage plans stink
July 17, 2014

I used to be a big fan of Mr. Bigger’s way of “thinkin’” but as of late it has started “stinkin’.”Really, garbage pick-up every two weeks? Have we forgotten about...

Letter: Fishing event allows kids to see cops as people
July 17, 2014

Today, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Rural Community Response Unit, the Traffic Management Unit and our Community Partners hosted our annual “Kids, Cops and Fishing” event.Each of the 40 participating...

Letter: Reader offers road solutions
July 17, 2014

I understand that yesterday, July 10, the entire intersection at Lasalle and Notre Dame was completely shut down without notice for a significant time at the busiest time of the...

Letter: Doggie doo and food safety don’t mix
July 10, 2014

Today I attended Ridgecrest Playground in New Sudbury with my children. There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration.One man allowed his large dog to relieve himself in the middle of...

Letter: Time to put an end to the Calgary Stampede
July 15, 2014

It is horrifying to know that over the years many animals have either been killed or had to be euthanized at the Calgary Stampede, usually in the chuck wagon race...

Letter: No app makes up for transit’s tardiness
July 15, 2014

Re: Article “Where’s my bus? There’s an app for that,” which appeared in the July 8 edition of Northern Life.In the past seven years, I have lost a job and...

Letter: Chief: Be sure of facts before making accusations
July 15, 2014

Re: John M. Felix’s letter “Too many moose tags being issued,” which ran in the June 5 edition of Northern Life.(John M. Felix’s letter) disturbed me in the sense that...

Letter: Seniors’ club appreciates support for deck project
July 10, 2014

The Onaping Falls Golden Age Club held a barbecue to celebrate the completion of a rear deck and to thank all those who contributed to its completion. Support for this...

Letter: Don’t restrict access to Bell Park
July 10, 2014

For more than 70 years, I remember enjoying Bell Park and Bell Grove. When our Dad would come home from work on those warm summer days, he would get our...

Letter: Volunteers’ effort makes nursing home event a success
July 07, 2014

On June 25, the Elizabeth Centre opened its doors to the community in honour of Seniors’ Month. This long-term care home, owned by Jarlette Health Services, is located in the...

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