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Letters to the Editor

<b>LETTER:</b> MPP not providing full story on lake health, says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition rep

LETTER: MPP not providing full story on lake health, says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition rep

Claire Malcolmson calls province's plan for Lake Simcoe 'a short-sighted and unimaginative economic development scheme that benefits developers and landowners'
<b>LETTER:</b> Living Green Barrie urges people to harness power of free water

LETTER: Living Green Barrie urges people to harness power of free water

Rain barrels save you money, your lawn or garden will thrive, and you will be helping Lake Simcoe, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader 'extremely disheartened' by how city treats its homeless

LETTER: Reader 'extremely disheartened' by how city treats its homeless

'A lot of us are struggling and a lot of us would not be able to afford our rents or mortgages without our roommates or partners,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> South-end dog park ruined by some 'disrespectful and lazy' people

LETTER: South-end dog park ruined by some 'disrespectful and lazy' people

Barrie resident urges park users to 'get off your phones for 10 minutes and watch your dog'
<b>LETTER:</b> City resident 'dismayed' by premier's comments on paid sick days

LETTER: City resident 'dismayed' by premier's comments on paid sick days

Letter writer says workers deserve better, they deserve paid sick days, and they deserve the respect of their premier
<b>LETTER:</b> Former senator calls for drug possession to be decriminalized

LETTER: Former senator calls for drug possession to be decriminalized

'Other countries and jurisdictions have recognized that criminal punishment is not the answer and this strategy would allow for study and best practices that Canada might pursue,' says Hugh Segal
<b>LETTER:</b> Personal vehicles over transit more about convenience and flexibility, says reader

LETTER: Personal vehicles over transit more about convenience and flexibility, says reader

'The climate-change plan in Barrie amounts to little more than a waste of time and work,' says city resident
<b>LETTER:</b> People enjoying the outdoors more also means more litter, says reader

LETTER: People enjoying the outdoors more also means more litter, says reader

'My young grandson loves hiking, exploring, and looking for wildlife big and small in local parks and conservation areas,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Proposed affordable housing hub in Orillia 'way over the top'

LETTER: Proposed affordable housing hub in Orillia 'way over the top'

Letter writer says the 130-unit project is incompatible with the neighbourhood in size and the degree to which it 'presses its blockish mass into the low-profile streetscape'
<b>LETTER:</b> Second phase of vaccine rollout should include all essential workers

LETTER: Second phase of vaccine rollout should include all essential workers

'Include the people who serve us and take care of us in Phase 2,' urges citizen in letter to the editor