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Letter: Gerry Lougheed Jr. has done a lot of good
February 26, 2015

Regarding Gerry Lougheed Jr., I cannot believe the hatred and vitriol being heaped upon one of Sudbury’s most giving citizens.If any community charity or goodwill mission needs help, it is...

Letter: CCAC CEO’s salary increase ‘outrageous’
February 26, 2015

Re: Article “Homecare CEO’s salary jumped 64% since 2008,” which appeared on NorthernLife.ca Feb. 20.I note with some consternation the board of the North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)...

Letter: Thanks to the hospital volunteers
February 26, 2015

To the volunteers at Health Sciences North: without you, we cannot do it. Words cannot express how much our family appreciates your kindness and generosity on a stressful day full...

Letter: Many uncomfortable with assisted suicide ruling
February 26, 2015

I am very thankful people like Bishop Jean-Louise Plouffe are speaking out against doctor-assisted suicide, this new ruling of the court.It is true, many of us are certainly not comfortable...

Letter: Mayor’s free bus ride scheme disappointing
February 26, 2015

When our new mayor first donned his mantle of leadership, I assumed he would soon have various city departments heads quaking in their books as he unearthed and exposed glaring...

Letter: Photographer captures visiting Bohemian Waxwing
February 24, 2015

Larry Paquette’s beautiful photo of a waxwing in Feb. 19’s In Focus shows an excellent close-up of the bird in a crab apple tree, part of their winter forage. The...

Letter: Letter writer should check his facts, and his tax bill
February 24, 2015

Re: Letter “Holding the line on taxes may cost us,” which appeared in the Feb. 19 edition of Northern Life.I respectfully request Tony Sottile to go back and check his...

Letter: Cabinet post may be next for Thibeault
February 12, 2015

It was a diversion during a long, cold Sudbury winter and it did raise the temperature several degrees at times in what many have described as the most politically charged...

Letter: Trades college has reduced red tape
February 12, 2015

Re: Article “College of Trades a Liberal tax grab,” which appeared on NorthernLife.ca Jan. 28.I am writing to you today so that I can set the record straight with regards...

Letter: Government not respecting CCAC workers
February 12, 2015

On Jan. 30, more than 3,000 Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) health-care workers (296 locally) voted to strike after rejecting an offer which does not match the rate of inflation...

Letter: Teen trying to keep homeless warm
February 10, 2015

With the month of February comes many cold days, especially here in Northern Ontario. There hasn’t been a day gone by where someone didn’t mention to me how cold it...

Letter: Some areas of city lack streetlights
February 10, 2015

Re: Article “Councillors defer $8M streetlight conversion,” Feb. 4 on NorthernLife.ca.Reading about the streetlights and how staff would like to have them exchanged for new ones, my question is why...

Letter: With byelection over, time to focus on federal vote
February 10, 2015

I can’t wait for Friday, because the attack ads in the Sudbury byelection will end.What are you focused on and blinded by? The hard core critics during this election complain...

Letter: Canadian veterans deserve the best
February 10, 2015

Re: Article “Hundreds remember Tait as soldier and father,” which appeared in Northern Life Feb. 3.Once again we learn about some brave young man returning from war (and it is...

Letter: Debunking the theories of the anti-vaccine movement
February 10, 2015

The anti-vaccine movement has been growing in the last while, and the damage they have done is getting more and more widespread. They scream at us that any actions we...

Letter: Federal Liberals controlling on abortion issue
February 05, 2015

In his Jan. 20 letter, Gerry Guimond, a nomination candidate for the federal Liberal party in Nickel Belt, claims our current Conservative federal government is running the country only for...

Letter: Photo revealing of chickadees’ behaviour
February 05, 2015

Re: “In Focus” photo in the Feb. 3 edition of Northern Life.Leanna Mongrain’s black-capped chickadee In Focus photo entitled “Sad Chickadee?” was tongue-in-cheek described as trying to tell her something....

Letter: Robinson brings knowledge to the table
February 05, 2015

Having attended all the debates, I offer this. Most candidates fell into old patterns, dodging questions and going on to old spats. Clearly those candidates have little or no knowledge...

Letter: CCAC nurse co-ordinators crucial to health care
February 05, 2015

Have you ever counselled a dying person while helping them decide where they want to die when they just found out that time is short? That is one of the...

Letter: PC candidate the best choice for Sudbury
February 03, 2015

Contrary to managing editor Mark Gentili’s comments in his column in the Jan. 27 edition of Northern Life, this election is about honesty and integrity, and has nothing to do...

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