- Published: Friday, 18 July 2014 10:26
- Written by Letter to the Editor
In response to the article “Meaford Knows How to Party Together, Why Can’t We Exist Together?”, I would like to offer my thoughts. Personally, I relate to the glow you felt at our Canada Day Celebrations. The Chamber of Commerce had chaired this event for the three years prior to 2014. Though the infectious spirit you mentioned was evident throughout the municipality, it is truly unfortunate that Meafordites are still not celebrating our National Holiday as a unified community but instead within a few of our individual hamlets.
You suggested that in our upcoming election “the standoff between urban and rural Meaford is practically inevitable”. I want to remind our readers how this community rallied together a decade ago to save our amazing hospital. It is this kind of positive energy that our candidates need to personify if our next council is to rise above the current divisiveness they are facing in this municipality.