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Letter: Despite cancelled ride, hospice event still raises $24K
October 15, 2014

On Aug. 16, Maison Vale Hospice and Desjardins were set to host the sixth annual Wheels for Hospice, a motorcycle ride around the City of Greater Sudbury, to raise awareness...

Letter: ‘Fur mama’ pleads for pooch’s return
October 15, 2014

If you’ve driven through Valley East lately, you would notice that every stop sign that connects with the main roads have a poster attached. The poster is a missing dog...

Letter: Keep the cash, but return the photo
October 15, 2014

I lost my small black purse at the movie theatre during Cinefest. I cancelled all the cards and got replacements for others right away. I replaced the hearing aid stuff....

Letter: Kick current council off the bus
October 15, 2014

A year or so after Mayor Matichuk was elected, I wrote you a letter. At that time, our former mayor said something to the effect that a mayor is like...

Letter: New councillors better for Sudbury
October 15, 2014

I am still undecided (on voting in the municipal election). What I do know, and am begging Sudburians to think about, is that even with a new mayor, if the...

Letter: Make mining giants pay for new roads
October 15, 2014

At precisely 4:07 p.m. Sept. 15, I was at the intersection of Lasalle Boulevard and BarryDowne Road, driving westward on Lasalle.At 4:14 p.m., a mere seven minutes later, I had...

Letter: Why was trustee asked to leave in-camera meeting?
October 09, 2014

Re: Article “The strange case of the Gibsons,” which appeared in the Oct. 2 edition of Northern Life.I attended the Sept. 23 board meeting, and while the details provided in...

Letter: Beware ‘negative’ candidates
October 09, 2014

Sudbury is facing a very important local election. We must elect a mayor that can build a team working through consensus.Beware of the candidates who promise to do this and...

Letter: Rodriguez out of touch with reality
October 09, 2014

Mr. Rodriguez is concerned that Mr. Bigger’s proposal to implement a one-year tax freeze would result in job cuts or reduction in services or perhaps both. In my view, this...

Letter: Poor planning in the South End
October 09, 2014

First impressions are usually lasting impressions, and anybody coming into Sudbury from the south cannot help but get a bad impression of Sudbury. The area from Loach’s Road to the...

Letter: Traffic calming attempts ‘thick-witted’
October 09, 2014

Making Marcel Street narrower and allowing cars to park on either side, putting parking meters in the downtown core on Elm Street and now removing the four-way stop at Marcel-Bouchard...

Letter: Social media use loses Bigger a vote
October 07, 2014

On Sept. 29, I decided to take to the Internet to find out more about our mayoral candidates.Upon Googling Brian Bigger's name, the first result was his Twitter account. To...

Letter: Many options for democratic renewal
October 07, 2014

Re: Letters “Grits, Tories would never back voting change,” published Aug 26 and “Scottish voting model would mean fairer elections,” published Sept 2.There is a compromise alternative to “First Past...

Letter: Senior not afraid of graffiti vandals
October 07, 2014

Here is my response to the individual that spray painted swastikas on the vinyl siding of my family home and left a threatening note on my doorstep signed by “Local...

Letter: Good Samaritan turns in bank customer’s cash
October 02, 2014

On Sept. 22, I was taking $200 from a bank machine. I saw a bank employee I wanted to ask a question, so I got my card out of the...

Letter: Stand on guard against Trudeau’s plans
October 02, 2014

Justin Trudeau, our prime minister in waiting (if you believe the polls), wants to show the world our Canadian values.Here are a few of his Canadian values: Pro-abortion (the deliberate...

Letter: Canada defined by its tolerance
October 02, 2014

Re: The CP article “Tories’ use of provocateurs to entrap Liberals blasted as unethical,” which appeared on NorthernLife.ca Sept. 5.The state of our political environment here in Canada has me...

Letter: Southview calming efforts too costly
October 02, 2014

A few years ago, the city erected radar signs on Southview Drive to notify drivers that they were exceeding the 50 kilometre per hour speed limit. We don’t have any...

Letter: Bigger’s tax freeze would mean cuts: Rodriguez
October 02, 2014

So mayoral candidate Brian Bigger is proposing a one-year tax freeze for Greater Sudbury. In light of the announced reduction of $3.1 million from the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund in...

Letter: Be skeptical with election promises
October 02, 2014

This will be the most exciting municipal election Sudbury has witnessed in years.With 10 candidates running for mayor and 60 running for positions as councillor, we have an excellent calibre...

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