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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...

Letter: New council needs to think creatively
August 15, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to Greater Sudbury city council candidates.Many of you say you’ll go to Toronto to get money for us. You’d sell our assets...

Letter: Statue thief disheartens family
August 11, 2014

Recently I discovered a bout of thievery in the neighbourhood. This is not the Sudbury that I moved to last year. From day one, nothing has gone missing, nor has...

Letter: Euthanasia begins with lack of care
August 11, 2014

When does euthanasia begin? Does it begin when the patient decides that he or she wants to die? Does it begin when the doctor administers that lethal dose? No!It begins...

Letter: OHIP should cover psychological counselling
August 11, 2014

There has been substantial content in the media as of late regarding the promotion of mental health awareness. These media campaigns are a step in the right direction when it...

Letter: Sudbury backwards when it comes to cycling
August 11, 2014

One morning last week, someone was speaking about safe bicycling and rules of the road. Interesting, it costs $80 for a course that should not be needed by anyone with...

Letter: Campground owners affected by red tape
August 07, 2014

I don’t think most campground owners know there’s a new bylaw in place requiring all licenced campground owners in the City of Greater Sudbury to conform to a schedule “B.”...

Letter: Hugs and tears at 25th annual Creighton reunion
August 07, 2014

Hugs were the norm, as were the tears that flowed, at the 25th Creighton Shines Again reunion held July 18-20. In excess of 420 registrants attended the weekend-long event. It...

Letter: Bicycles no longer just a leisure item
August 07, 2014

As for lashing out at bicycles lanes, I’m wondering if not in our streets, where do you propose they go? Bicycles are no longer a leisure item. Increasingly, they are...

Letter: Meeting focuses on 2nd Ave. construction delay
August 07, 2014

I am pleased the provincial Ministry of the Environment approval process provides a “last chance” opportunity to the general public to have their valid perspectives reviewed when there is concern...

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