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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: Reader says there's 'no hope' for Kidd’s Creek

LETTER: Reader says there's 'no hope' for Kidd’s Creek

'The volume of turgid and polluted stormwater that pours down this watercourse with every passing rainstorm remains the same,' says Barrie resident
LETTER: We need farmland; Highway 413 must be stopped

LETTER: We need farmland; Highway 413 must be stopped

'We need to save our province and the little natural land we have left,' laments Coldwater letter writer
LETTER: Bypasses only move the problem down the road

LETTER: Bypasses only move the problem down the road

Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is not protecting the lake from an unnecessary Bradford Bypass that will harm the lake, letter writer says
LETTER: Craighurst Public Art Project raises questions

LETTER: Craighurst Public Art Project raises questions

Feds forking over money for project, but it still must be completed to a high standard, reader says
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