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Letters

Reader Shares Thoughts on Electoral Issues

Editor,

MP Miller is worried about two things:

1) Voter Identity - vouching

His argument that vouching voter identity is bad because voter turnout improved by 7% after vouching was outlawed by the Conservatives.

This is a bogus argument. An increase in voter turnout is more readily explained by the fact that more people turned out to vote for a government with a more positive and optimistic outlook. Tighter voter identity requirements had nothing to do with this.


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A Note of Thanks After Nearly Missing Bus to Concert

Editor,

I feel the absolute need to write this letter about absolute kindness and compassion of the likes I have never experienced.

This took place about a month ago. My son who lives in Toronto surprised me with tickets to see Rod Stewart in concert. I decided that I would take the bus to Toronto and stay overnight and see the show. I went into the Country Side Dining & Motel in Meaford and purchased my ticket a few days before. The day I was to leave my husband dropped me off at the restaurant in the morning to catch the bus. I arrived about 10 or 15 minutes early. One of the patrons in the restaurant said that bus driver always came in to check for passengers. I decided I would have time to use the restroom so off I went.


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Thoughts on Blue Box Blues

Dear Editor,

Your May 17 editorial on recycling has the correct diagnosis.

Your prescription to solve the problem misses the elephant in the room.

Manufacturers operate on the profit motive. Maximum profit under existing rules.


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