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Tbnewswatch Opinion
Wednesday February 10 2016
10:09 AM EST

LETTER: World’s largest chromite deposit sits stalled OPINION

As a rural southern MPP travelling the North - last week’s pre-budget hearings were my fourth tour over the past year - I am always struck by the commonality we share with our resource-based economies, whether it be farming or forestry, mining...

LETTER: Vaccination conversation filled with misconceptions LETTER

The discussion of non-vaccinated children being suspended from school certainly raised a lot of discussion today. Let me comment on a number of misconceptions out there....

LETTER: Severed Trans-Canada should serve as wake-up call NORTHWEST

The issue of "what if something happens to the Nipigon bridge" has been ignored by every government at both levels for the past 50 years or more. There is no other route to use as an alternative short of going through the States. Maybe...

LETTER: Why not have binding arbitration for correctional officers? OPINION

On Jan. 10 correctional officers and probation officers are either going to be on strike or locked out by the Wynne government. In all other Provinces correctional officers don't have the right to strike as they are deemed essential services...

LETTER: Don't blame bus drivers for cancelling service LETTER

To the editor:  This is a comment pertaining to a letter to the editor titled Rural school closures absurd. Its winter! As a representative of United Steelworkers Local 5481 School Bus Drivers employed at First Student it was disconcerting...

Thunder Bay too comfortable of a city for the bigot OPINION

A frustrated Coun. Rebecca Johnson openly wondered this week if any of the city’s anti-racism initiatives are even working. This came after The Toronto Star published...

LETTER: Live From the Rock Folk Festival problems need to be fixed

To the editor:  As someone who was deeply involved with Red Rock's Live from the Rock Folk Festival, thanks to Liz Foulds, it is very disturbing to read it could be in trouble, especially following the best-attended festival yet. This...

LETTER: City hall wrong spot for bus terminal LETTER

I am not a bus user, however correct me if I am wrong, I have always found that city halls were show cases in any city. How is our city hall going to look both for visitors and residents if the bus terminal becomes a permanent fixture there?  

LETTER: AHL Manitoba Moose in Winnipeg looks long term LETTER

Hockey fans in Thunder Bay might like to know what's happening to the Manitoba Moose, the AHL hockey team that was considering coming to Thunder Bay. Well they have averaged close to 7,000 fans for their first four home games. They are playing...

LETTER: Too much under one roof: Shelter House example OPINION

The following was sent as an open letter to: Board of Shelter House Board, The City of Thunder Bay, The District Social Service Administration Board, the Northwest LHIN,  Michael Gravelle M.P.P., Bill Mauro, M.P.P., Patty Hadju M.P. Elect, Don...

LETTER: Thank you to all the election workers LETTER

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the more than 230,000 Canadians who contributed to the successful delivery of the 42nd general election. Once again, Canadians were willing to take time from their busy lives, making personal and professional...

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