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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: Why do grocery stores penalize seniors, single people?

LETTER: Why do grocery stores penalize seniors, single people?

'Giving the exorbitant profits that the grocery businesses are making, I find this the face of greed,' says letter writer
LETTER: Supreme Court ruling on extreme intoxication 'flawed'

LETTER: Supreme Court ruling on extreme intoxication 'flawed'

'The proposed use of a criminal negligence argument is also problematic as it does not take into account the level of evil an accused may demonstrate,' says letter writer
LETTER: Collective rights to safety supersede personal desires

LETTER: Collective rights to safety supersede personal desires

'If one legally owns weapons and isn’t a threat to themselves or others, they can continue to enjoy the privilege — not the right — to own a gun. ... But that gun will be a gun of society’s choosing,' says reader
LETTER: Scrapping library co-op hurts most vulnerable

LETTER: Scrapping library co-op hurts most vulnerable

Simcoe County Library Co-operative 'provided a much-valued and needed service to vulnerable individuals,' reader says
LETTER: Reader calls defence of Bill C-21 'disingenuous'

LETTER: Reader calls defence of Bill C-21 'disingenuous'

'The government is impotent in their ability to control the flow of drugs and the flow of guns into Canada,' Barrie resident says
LETTER: Reader calls new gun-control measures 'a step forward'

LETTER: Reader calls new gun-control measures 'a step forward'

Instead of terming legislation an attack on gun owners, 'I’d prefer to focus on the innocent victims of abuse and give the police more tools to intervene before things escalate,' says letter writer
LETTER: Advocate says Good Neighbours Alliance behind STRs ban

LETTER: Advocate says Good Neighbours Alliance behind STRs ban

'It is time for all stakeholders in the township to recognize how and why we are where we are and to come together to support a solution that will work for all residents of the township,' says letter writer
LETTER: Testing inside water tank should be 'no-brainer'

LETTER: Testing inside water tank should be 'no-brainer'

As Oro-Medonte considers what to do with water tank, the answer should be clear, resident says
LETTER: Public transit, smaller vehicles are key

LETTER: Public transit, smaller vehicles are key

'Kenya taught me an early lesson – fuel economy matters when gas stations are scarce and widely scattered,' says letter writer
LETTER: Reader says the rich do pay their fair share

LETTER: Reader says the rich do pay their fair share

'While I personally don't see a need for a really big vehicle, I don't begrudge anyone who wants to own one,' says letter writer