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<b>LETTER:</b> Busby Centre looks to clarify 'several false statements' made about facility

LETTER: Busby Centre looks to clarify 'several false statements' made about facility

'People may be asked to leave the program for a temporary period, which is always a last choice when confronted with a complex behaviour situation,' says official
<b>LETTER:</b> Council 'hellbent' on turning Barrie into 'concrete jungle,' reader says

LETTER: Council 'hellbent' on turning Barrie into 'concrete jungle,' reader says

Developers' goal is to turn Barrie into a 'mini-Toronto where all you can see is condos,' says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Pension fund officials urged to divest from fossil fuels

LETTER: Pension fund officials urged to divest from fossil fuels

Investing retirement savings of more than 400,000 health-care workers in fossil fuels morally wrong and financially risky, says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader urges people to know where their 'stuff' comes from

LETTER: Reader urges people to know where their 'stuff' comes from

'China beats us — the West — on price largely due to cheap labour and lax enforcement of environmental standards,' says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader says white peace poppies should also adorn downtown crosswalk

LETTER: Reader says white peace poppies should also adorn downtown crosswalk

'Not only would it honour all those killed and victimized by war, it would also demonstrate our community’s commitment to the cause of ending such bloodshed once and for all,' says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Canada's 'dirty' petroleum may be 'cleaner' in other ways

LETTER: Canada's 'dirty' petroleum may be 'cleaner' in other ways

'I am committed to minimizing energy consumption... however, I much prefer that what I do use is Canadian-sourced,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Simcoe County residents should wake up, smell the asphalt

LETTER: Simcoe County residents should wake up, smell the asphalt

Population growth is coming in Ontario, but the big question is how to plan for it in ways we won’t regret, says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Labour group still has many questions around WSIB changes

LETTER: Labour group still has many questions around WSIB changes

'It is a tragedy how the compensation board has enjoyed such surplus on the backs of injured workers and their families and pushed many into poverty,' says letter-writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Providing pharmaceutical-grade drugs would cut out black market, says reader

LETTER: Providing pharmaceutical-grade drugs would cut out black market, says reader

'Changing political mindsets in this arena is going to be a very difficult battle to fight,' says mom whose daughter died of opioid overdose
<b>LETTER:</b> CHAMP urges people to remember the role of veterans in War Amps program

LETTER: CHAMP urges people to remember the role of veterans in War Amps program

War Amps was started by veterans returning from the First World War to help each other adapt to their new reality as amputees