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Letter: A message to post-secondary students
August 27, 2014

Over the next few weeks, young adults will be heading out to post-secondary institutions to gain the skills and knowledge necessary in becoming successful in their future careers and professions.Thankfully,...

Letter: Reader wants better access to Bell Park
August 27, 2014

Re: Letter “Bring down Bell Park barriers,” published Aug. 21.I have been talking to family and friends about this for some time, and wanted to put into words but never...

Letter: Reader says e-cigarettes spared her health
August 27, 2014

Why add a new less harmful product? Many of us had resigned ourselves to the fact that we would die from some smoking-related disease or another because we knew we...

Letter: Skatepark safety event a high-flying success
August 27, 2014

The Police / Pinnacle TRIPLE CROWN Safety Summit / Competition held Aug. 23 at the Carmichael Skate Park on Bancroft Drive in Minnow Lake was a great success. There were...

Letter: Reader takes issue with online forum
August 27, 2014

Re: Editorial “We won’t be bullied by anyone,” published Aug. 26.So you are insulted that someone trashed your reporter and paper anonymously.Have you ever read the comments in your online...

Letter: Education is not about bottom lines
August 27, 2014

Re: Article “City to close downtown daycare,” published Aug. 21The City of Greater Sudbury, in its wisdom, has decided to close Junior Citizens Day Care Centre.The reason cited – staff...

Letter: YES Theatre does it again
August 25, 2014

I would like to congratulate Alessandro Costantini and the cast and crew of YES Theatre on yet another spectacular production. "In The Heights" boasted a beautiful set design and all...

Letter: Is euthanasia acceptable for a Christian?
August 25, 2014

Re: Letter “Actually, euthanasia is all about care” published Aug. 21In regard to the letter by Bill Catalano about euthanasia being all about care, I would like to explore a...

Letter: Grits, Tories would never back voting change
August 25, 2014

I am writing to respond to a number of recent letters regarding proportional representation.To set the record straight, I have never dismissed or trivialized poor voter turnout. There are numerous...

Letter: Most Canadians want to end ‘unfair elections’
August 21, 2014

Re: Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle’s column “MP supports voting reform,” which appeared in Northern Life July 17. Claude Gravelle’s column supporting proportional representation is remarkable. In most of Canada, NDP...

Letter: Local author’s book brings back memories
August 21, 2014

Re: Article “Disability spurs creativity,” about local author Mick Lowe’s book “The Raids,” which appeared in the April 17 edition of Northern Life.I am writing this letter to congratulate Mick...

Letter: Bring down Bell Park barriers
August 21, 2014

Re: Whitby resident Stephanie Blake’s July 10 letter “Don’t restrict access to Bell Park.”Every time I drive up Paris Street, I notice the ugly rusted iron gate (to Bell Park)...

Letter: Climate change is elementary physics
August 21, 2014

My heart dropped as I read the email from one our volunteers. The editor of a major Canadian newspaper said that there is still doubt about human-caused climate change. This...

Letter: Actually, euthanasia is all about care
August 21, 2014

Re: Letter “Euthanasia begins with lack of care” published Aug. 11There is some truth to many of the comments in a letter to the editor published Aug. 11 regarding euthanasia,...

Letter: Look outside the box to solve traffic issues
August 19, 2014

Re: Northern Life managing editor’s July 29 column “What does it mean to be a good neighbour?”So Northern Life supports the widening of Second Avenue? What does this mean? Have...

Letter: Val Caron Curves closing its doors
August 19, 2014

It is with a heavy heart and great regret that I have to inform you that Curves in Val Caron will be closing, effective Aug. 25. The club will be...

Letter: Gun owners should respect environment
August 19, 2014

Responsible firearm ownership and use should include respect for other persons and the environment. Shame on those that leave spent gun shells behind for others to “enjoy.”Brian ...

Letter: Change political system to tackle voter apathy?
August 19, 2014

Re: Recent letters to the editor by Tony Sottile and William E. McLeod about proportional representation.The authors of the above letters, responding to a column by Nickel Belt MP Claude...

Letter: Proportional representation gives all voters a voice
August 15, 2014

Re: Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle’s July 22 column “MP supports voting reform.”In 2011, the votes of seven million Canadian voters elected no one. With just one winner in each...

Letter: Changing voting system would benefit Canada
August 15, 2014

Re: Recent letters to the editor by Tony Sottile and William E. McLeod about proportional representation.You have to love freedom of expression which allows anyone to speak out on a...

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