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Letter: Sudburians being gouged at gas pumps
July 28, 2014

I have just returned from a trip to Northwestern Quebec, Gatineau, Cornwall and Montreal, and never did I pay more than $1.39 a litre for gas. On Route 138 towards...

Letter: Keep bicycle lanes away from traffic
July 28, 2014

Attlee now has an island that is ugly, cheap and dangerous, especially in the winter. We have extended curbs at intersections that are useless to slow down traffic. They impede...

Letter: 2nd Ave. project could worsen blue-green algae
July 28, 2014

Without question, the Second Avenue proposed road project will influence the environment, and without serious and professional expert research, can adversely affect an import aspect of our Sudbury environment. ...

Letter: 2014 municipal election a ‘wait and see’ affair
July 17, 2014

So it looks like we’ll be having an interesting election this fall, after all.Of the “known” names, so far, one has chosen the very night his “friend” is making a...

Letter: Bigger’s garbage plans stink
July 17, 2014

I used to be a big fan of Mr. Bigger’s way of “thinkin’” but as of late it has started “stinkin’.”Really, garbage pick-up every two weeks? Have we forgotten about...

Letter: Fishing event allows kids to see cops as people
July 17, 2014

Today, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Rural Community Response Unit, the Traffic Management Unit and our Community Partners hosted our annual “Kids, Cops and Fishing” event.Each of the 40 participating...

Letter: Reader offers road solutions
July 17, 2014

I understand that yesterday, July 10, the entire intersection at Lasalle and Notre Dame was completely shut down without notice for a significant time at the busiest time of the...

Letter: Doggie doo and food safety don’t mix
July 10, 2014

Today I attended Ridgecrest Playground in New Sudbury with my children. There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration.One man allowed his large dog to relieve himself in the middle of...

Letter: Time to put an end to the Calgary Stampede
July 15, 2014

It is horrifying to know that over the years many animals have either been killed or had to be euthanized at the Calgary Stampede, usually in the chuck wagon race...

Letter: No app makes up for transit’s tardiness
July 15, 2014

Re: Article “Where’s my bus? There’s an app for that,” which appeared in the July 8 edition of Northern Life.In the past seven years, I have lost a job and...

Letter: Chief: Be sure of facts before making accusations
July 15, 2014

Re: John M. Felix’s letter “Too many moose tags being issued,” which ran in the June 5 edition of Northern Life.(John M. Felix’s letter) disturbed me in the sense that...

Letter: Seniors’ club appreciates support for deck project
July 10, 2014

The Onaping Falls Golden Age Club held a barbecue to celebrate the completion of a rear deck and to thank all those who contributed to its completion. Support for this...

Letter: Don’t restrict access to Bell Park
July 10, 2014

For more than 70 years, I remember enjoying Bell Park and Bell Grove. When our Dad would come home from work on those warm summer days, he would get our...

Letter: Volunteers’ effort makes nursing home event a success
July 07, 2014

On June 25, the Elizabeth Centre opened its doors to the community in honour of Seniors’ Month. This long-term care home, owned by Jarlette Health Services, is located in the...

Letter: Time to get serious about sharing the road
July 03, 2014

Two disturbing videos shot in Greater Sudbury have been making the rounds on social media sites over the past few days. Both videos show cyclists being run off the road...

Letter: Perhaps committee needs an attitude change
July 03, 2014

This is in response to the article about how bureaucracy is killing Summerfest. I was upset on how the city staff were seen as having a dictatorial style.I have worked...

Letter: Tourism preventing local use of area lakes
June 30, 2014

Congratulations to Andy Zandarin and the others from Ontario Outdoors Recreational Alliance (OntORA) for reminding all of us that the MNR is treating Ontario taxpayers as second-class citizens when it...

Letter: We need citizens, not taxpayers
June 30, 2014

A few years ago, I was having a conversation with a family member where the concept of taxpayers kept coming up.It was a familiar argument, typically constructed like this: we...

Letter: Climate change harming Canadians’ health
June 26, 2014

On June 26, 2011, TVO’s Steve Paikin hosted a day long Agenda Camp in Sudbury. Agenda Campers ranked social services as the most important topic, followed by pricing carbon pollution....

Letter: Anti-spam rules ‘using a sledgehammer to kill a flea’
June 26, 2014

Big brother government is once again saving us from ourselves, it would appear, with the soon-to-be-implemented comprehensive anti-scam legislation. It is really a case of too much protection too late,...

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