Monday, February 26, 2024

Letters

Reader Suggests Green Candidate

Letter to the Editor Editor, During election campaigns one of the sentiments frequently expressed by voters is they are not happy with the way the province is being governed. This could refer to any of the three parties who have formed a government during the past 20 years. People want constructive changes that will benefit the citizens of our province and...

Friends of Memorial Park Thank Volunteers For Pulling Garlic Mustard

Letter to the Editor Editor, On behalf of the Trilliums, Jacks in the Pulpit, Hepaticas, Spring Beauties and all their friends, thank you to the elusive volunteers who pulled Garlic Mustard plants in Memorial Park. Diversity is key to a healthy woodland; Garlic Mustard threatens that. Twice as many plants were bagged this year than last. This plant is extraordinarily prolific and...

Reader Disputes Ontario Having Highest Energy Costs in N.A.

Letter to the Editor Editor, In his May 27 letter to the editor, alas, Mr. Robertson may not have done a thorough job of researching when he claims " Liberal Green Energy policy, which has sadly doomed the citizens of this province to have the highest electrical costs in North America." I would like to know what sources he can cite to support...

Reader: TMI Editor Trivialized Liberal Gas Plant Scandal

Letter to the Editor Editor, In your recent editorial, you did an impressive job of attempting to trivialize the Liberal gas plant scandal costs. Why not put a red sign in your office window? I wonder if you might see fit to put your “not important” dollar value spin on such items as the eHealth fiasco, the Ornge debacle, and the mind-boggling...

Meaford…Mighty Neighbourly

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, “The Other Big Apple” will be gone, and what will take its place? My family’s experiences in this area would suggest the following: “Meaford … mighty neighbourly”. Or possibly “Meaford … mighty, neighbourly”. We moved to Canada from Wisconsin just over three years ago. I am Canadian by birth and wanted both to “return home” and...

Lion’s Club Thanks Community

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I want to send out a sincere “thank you” to the neighbours in Meaford for the support they have given the Meaford Lions Club efforts in raising money for local charities. We had a very successful  Spaghetti Dinner and now I see that the town has replaced our wonderful ‘play boat’ at Raper’s Park. It...

Friends of Memorial Park Thank Clean-up Volunteers

Letter to the Editor Editor, The Friends of Memorial Park extend their appreciation to the almost 40 volunteers who gave two hours of their time on the first sunny Sunday we’ve had in some time to help with our fifth annual Earth Day clean-up at the park on Sunday, May 4. You inspire us to work in the community to create...

MACA Responds to NIMBY Editorial

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, This is in response to your article entitled “Is Meaford in Danger of Becoming a NIMBY Community?” The three issues that you reference in your editorial are all issues that the Meaford Area Community Association (MACA) has been very much involved in. For those that may have the impression that we are a NIMBY (Not...

National Day of Honour, May 9

Letter to the Editor Editor, From PRO Branch 32, Meaford

TMI Advertiser Pleased With Response

Letter to the Editor Editor, I just thought I would share with you that my sales for April were up 8% and I would have to think considering the cool weather this past month that advertising in the Independent has had a very positive effect on my business. Shirley Keaveny, Meaford Dairy Queen