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Letter: Bike lanes don’t help outlying communities
January 29, 2015

Re: Article “Groups have $2.5-million wishlist,” which appeared in the Jan. 22 edition of Northern Life.I reside in Levack, which is supposed to be a part of the City of...

Letter: Transit schedule too limiting for some workers
January 29, 2015

Transit schedule too limiting for some workers, shifts The taxation centre, as it is known, opened for its first tax season in the spring of 1982.It is one of...

Letter: Grateful for lessons on life
January 29, 2015

Ever wonder what the Sudbury Maison Vale Hospice is all about? My brother and I thought we knew what a hospice was — until we brought our mother there...

Letter: Can we discuss the issues, please?
January 27, 2015

As this byelection of 2015 grinds along, I share David Robinson’s frustration that the soap opera surrounding the candidates and their parties has taken the issues confronting this riding and...

Letter: A hockey metaphor for Sudbury politics
January 27, 2015

On June 12, 2014 the provincial Liberals won the league championship with a majority victory. Rookie Andrew Olivier played a great game, but was unable to score a goal to...

Letter: Only ‘fee and dividend’ can save us now
January 27, 2015

Watching the Jan. 21 CBC debate, I was appalled by the lack of knowledge of the issues displayed by most of the candidates. What worries me most is that they...

Letter: Charlie Hebdo attacks inspire free speech debate
January 22, 2015

There is a debate happening right now, and it has been amplified by the heinous attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper. The newspaper regularly publishes images of the prophet...

Letter: Seniors issue wish list for Sudbury’s next MPP
January 22, 2015

Sudbury has a higher percentage of seniors than the provincial average and deserves special consideration from the provincial government, according to the Friendly to Seniors – Sudbury advocacy group that...

Letter: War Pensioners donate warm clothing
January 20, 2015

On Dec. 8, members of the War Pensioners of Canada Fred Vincent Sudbury Branch held their year-end meeting and luncheon at the Lockerby Legion.During the meeting, a presentation of winter...

Letter: Owl encounter a spiritual experience
January 20, 2015

I sent you the photo of the Snowy owl last week. Since that picture was published on the front page of Northern Life, many people have contacted me for questions...

Letter: Sudbury’s gas prices puzzling
January 20, 2015

What is it with Sudbury? On Jan. 5, a barrel of oil was $50.94, a 50-per-cent reduction in the past month. The national average is 93.9 cents per litre. The...

Letter: Is there a line Harper won’t cross?
January 20, 2015

Over the Holiday Season, I watched the Prime Minister give his Christmas message to Canadians and came away concerned and also wondering if he really knows what he is doing....

Letter: Problem is with process, not ward funds
January 20, 2015

I wish to comment on the Jan. 6 letter to the editor “Councillors should continue to control ward funds.”I first want to state I believe there have been some very...

Letter: Reader calls recordings a ‘game-changer’
January 20, 2015

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s and Gerry Lougheed Jr.’s retorts notwithstanding, those recordings released by independent byelection candidate Andrew Olivier (as detailed on pages one and three in this week’s paper) are...

Letter: Hosed at the pumps
January 13, 2015

While many are enjoying the fall of gas prices compared to the summer, nobody seems to notice Sudbury is still paying unfairly high gas prices compared to market value. Dec....

Letter: Shopping hours issue has reader regretting her vote
January 13, 2015

I hope all the selfish people who shopped on Boxing Day enjoyed their day while our retail workers did not have the luxury of a day to spend with family...

Letter: All is not well at Elgin Street barn
January 13, 2015

All is not well at the old barn on Elgin Street. Our beloved Sudbury Wolves have been losing game after game. Several longtime season holders have opted not to renew...

Letter: Take back your sliding hills, kids
January 13, 2015

I am calling on all kids to take back their fun and recreation and take back their favourite toboggan slope(s), including Queen’s Athletic Field.It is time to make a stand...

Letter: Outright ban not the answer for sliding hills
January 13, 2015

In light of recent news stories about the city banning all sliding on city property, I wonder when common sense will prevail? I understand the city cannot afford to pay...

Letter: Les Miserables performance one of 2014’s highlights
January 08, 2015

Congratulations for one of the biggest highlights in the community for 2014. One of Sudbury’s oldest established musical institutions combined with one of the city’s newest dramatic groups recently to...

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