Friday, June 25, 2021

Letters to the Editor

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Read the (Print) Paper!

Dear Editor, I got a message about something I was talking about, going on in town. He said he had not seen it on line....

The Importance of Pollinators

Editor, We thoroughly enjoyed John Butler’s uplifting article on pollinator gardens (Let’s Celebrate Pollinators, June 17, 2021). Congratulations to volunteers from Transition Meaford for demonstrating...

Reader: TCE’s Safety Record is Poor

Dear Editor: Mr. Bruce Mason’s letter of April 22 expressed the belief that TCE has the engineering talent to safely build and operate the dam,...

Number of Municipal Staff Concerns Reader

To the editor, I've been researching why Meaford property taxes are so much higher than other municipalities. My suspicions were right; the depth to which...

Thoughts on Residential School History

Editor, In all the rhetoric and hand wringing that has transpired since the discovery of the 215 children's bodies, I have heard next to nothing...

Thoughts on Recent Tragedy

Dear Editor, Watching the horror of a family being murdered for no sensible reason, I realized that they were killed twice. Every life has a purpose,...

A Statue is Not a Conversation

Editor, Come sit with me on this bench in Charlottetown, beside our first Prime Minister and talk. Here he is, sitting comfortably at one end,...

PILT Windfall Should be Returned to Ratepayers

Dear Editor, The federal government uses a method of tax payment known as Payment in Lieu of taxes, (PILT). Over the years, us taxpayers have...

Baffled by Thumbs Down

Dear Editor, April 27, 2018 you published a very nice tribute to local citizen, now Meaford Municipal Councillor, Ross Kenter, on the occasion of his...

Frustrated With Memorial Park Graffiti

Editor, I am very sorry to report a disturbing incident that I came upon late Friday afternoon. As I took my dog Marley for our...

Concern About Proposed Development

Editor, With regard to the SkyDev proposal, there have been extremely well presented objections raised and I wish to keep my own opinions brief and...

Reader Proud of Community Response to Proposed Development

To the Editor, I was extremely proud of my fellow citizens last Monday night, May 17, at the virtual meeting concerning the official plan and...

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