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Letter: Writer agrees, gas prices are too high
July 28, 2015

I totally agree with Jo-Ann Philipow that our gas prices are too high. Remember when Glenn Thibeault was going to solve that problem?How about we all went to ONE gas...

Letter: Transit driver goes above and beyond
July 28, 2015

I would like to send a compliment out to an awesome student bus driver on our transit bus. I would like the transit management to be aware of how exceptional...

Have we become worshippers of asphalt?
July 24, 2015

During my recent visit to the UK, a much-publicized event occurred resulting in tremendous chaos on the highways feeding the Channel Tunnel and the south of England.No doubt this was...

Letter: PET steering committee thankful for support
July 24, 2015

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival, which epitomizes the motto of PET: Pulling Everyone Together in the spirit of Sam Bruno. On Saturday, July...

Letter: Child care benefit will hurt in the long run
July 24, 2015

I’m heading out to do some shopping this morning, and, no, at age 79, I didn’t get a cheque (from the federal government for the Universal Child Care Benefit).However, I...

Letter: Please exercise caution when quadding, writer urges
July 24, 2015

Quadding is a lot of fun. It’s a blast to rip through the forest on trails on a quad. It’s refreshing, fun, exciting and gives off quite the adrenaline rush....

Letter: Butterflies and Memories reaches new heights
July 24, 2015

Maison Vale Hospice hosted its fourth annual KIA Butterflies & Memories event on Sunday, July 19 at Science North. This year’s event raised $21,000 to support the programs and services...

Something must be done about Sudbury’s gas prices
July 21, 2015

How much longer is Sudbury going to put up and shut up about our gas prices? Two weeks ago, on Monday, oil went down $4 per gallon, its biggest drop...

Letter: Freeze all future developments on our lakes
July 14, 2015

As a lifetime citizen of Sudbury, I commend Coun. (Joscelyne) Landry-Altmann for speaking against the Ramsey housing project, although she voted for it.I quote, ”Imagine if you will, that all...

Letter: Ontario needs more RNs, not fewer
July 14, 2015

It is extremely distressing to hear that Sudbury Health Sciences North (HSN) has eliminated about 40 full-time and part-time registered nurse (RN) positions since January 2015. Once again, RNs are...

Letter: Flooded resident doesn’t accept city’s excuse
July 14, 2015

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the article “City sees record number of claims in 2014” published in the July 9 edition of Northern Life.I think it is...

Letter: Planning Committee fails to protect water quality of Ramsey Lake
July 09, 2015

City council’s Planning Committee turned away from making the right decision July 6. Despite its own concerns for the protection of the city’s drinking water, with Ramsey Lake providing 40...

Don’t build sewage lift stations in a floodplain
July 07, 2015

“I don’t live on Ramsey Lake, but I drink the water.” That’s true of 60,000 of us, but it was Pat Rogerson who said it at the June 22 planning...

Letter: CARP is right in wanting to keep parking lot
July 02, 2015

Listen to CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons). Keep the parking lot next to former St. Joseph hospital. It’s a perfect spot for seniors and families with young children to...

Letter: Join the petition to stop solar panel farm
July 02, 2015

As a concerned citizen, I am worried about the issue of the (Max Light solar panel project in Val Therese) being passed without consultation from the public, as was indicated...

Letter: Definition of marriage changing for the good
July 02, 2015

Marriage. It’s a union between two consenting individuals. The definition is always changing. In the past, marriage was for power, unions of nation states, and love was a thing for...

Letter: UFO researcher is looking for your stories
July 02, 2015

Since my last letter to the editor, there have been a few interesting developments.I’ve updated my UFO Sightings Archive to include the years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, which consist...

Letter: Thanks to Health Sciences North for the great care
June 30, 2015

My husband, Dave, spent time in the hospital twice in the last three months.I am very impressed by the treatment and care he was given by the doctors and the...

Letter: Kudos to Sudbury Regional Cat Hospital
June 25, 2015

I recently had the misfortune of having an ill cat. But I was so fortunate when I took her to The Sudbury Regional Cat Hospital. I would like to say...

Letter: MPPs must stop sale of disability camp
June 25, 2015

If the Legislative Assembly of Ontario refuses to act, we will lose a unique sanctuary for the disabled. Wilderness Discovery Resort For The Disabled, near Thunder Bay, needs to be...

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