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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: Ex-firefighter defends decision to not rescue dog

LETTER: Ex-firefighter defends decision to not rescue dog

'It was a tragic incident for all involved, but it could have been much worse,' retired firefighter says of golden retriever who perished after falling through ice
LETTER: Docs should educate patients on plant-based diets

LETTER: Docs should educate patients on plant-based diets

'A 100 per cent whole-food, plant-based dietary lifestyle can prevent up to 80 per cent of all chronic illnesses,' says letter writer
LETTER: 'Armchair critics' misinformed on rescue protocols

LETTER: 'Armchair critics' misinformed on rescue protocols

'While I sympathize with the Weavers’ loss of their beloved dog, Brody, I also feel bad for Fire Chief Risto Maki,' says letter writer
LETTER: New Midland hospital would be years in the making

LETTER: New Midland hospital would be years in the making

Staff 'work extremely hard to provide excellent care but given the severe demands on their time, the results can vary', reader says
LETTER: Province should put lid on corner-store booze sales

LETTER: Province should put lid on corner-store booze sales

'Who is going to monitor the thousands of corner stores to ensure that they are not selling alcohol to children?' asks letter writer
LETTER: Time for Dunlop to 'put up money' for colleges

LETTER: Time for Dunlop to 'put up money' for colleges

Colleges, universities need support to address their 'perilous financial situations,' says letter writer
LETTER: Governments neglecting people with disabilities

LETTER: Governments neglecting people with disabilities

Support was insufficient during pandemic, and it is still lacking, says letter writer
LETTER: Dog deserved at least an attempted rescue

LETTER: Dog deserved at least an attempted rescue

'The chief and those men around him could have shown leadership, a little courage, and taken appropriate action to do a rescue,' says letter writer
LETTER: Orillia Song was better promotion than city video

LETTER: Orillia Song was better promotion than city video

'In a humorous way, it did a far better job of depicting Orillia,' letter writer says of popular video posted to YouTube 17 years ago
LETTER: Likening tax, rent hikes 'oversimplifies' issue

LETTER: Likening tax, rent hikes 'oversimplifies' issue

'Tax revenue can be used strategically to ... address the root causes of homelessness,' says letter writer