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Tbnewswatch Opinion
Wednesday March 4 2015
1:59 AM EST

LETTER: Gun registry not on table LETTER

To the editor: In a letter to the editor published on February 26, MP Robert Sopuck (Dauphin-Swan River – Marquette), presumably in his role as Chair of the Conservative Hunting and Angling Caucus, states that the Liberals have pledged to...

Rankings not complete LETTER

To the editor: Although I don't agree with Fraser Institute elementary school rankings being published, as much more makes a positive great school community environment than the scores of EQAO, you have not included all schools in our area....

Canada now less inviting LETTER

To the editor: What on Earth is happening to our beloved Canada? Not too long ago, we were a nation of tolerance and acceptance and understanding.  We took pride in our multiculturalism.  We were a country that welcomed people...

EDITORIAL: Exercise caution on roads OPINION

Driving on frozen, snow and ice covered roads is an everyday act that most people take for granted. But, as two major crashes have reminded us recently, just one wrong move behind the wheel can lead to unspeakably tragic consequences. Last...

OPINION: The Mars reality comes to life OPINION

The Mars One project to colonize that planet by 2024 sounds like science fiction to me. Apparently 200,000 adventurers expressed interest in one of the 24 seats on the one-way trip to the Red Planet. The list has been narrowed down to one hundred...

LETTER: Young children shouldn't be taught sexual education in class LETTER

To the editor: I have read some of the things that are going to be taught to the kids under the provice's updated sexual-education curriculum.. As if kids in grade school have to know this. It should be left in high schools when they...

LETTER: Mayor, council should consider taking wage rollbacks

To the editor: I made a deputation before city council recent special budget session. I asked city council officials to take a 10 per cent pay cut in salary and benefits. This would see the following reductions: The Mayor makes $90,000 a year,...

LETTER: Event-centre money could be spent in better ways LETTER

To the editor: I am in full agreement that Mayor Keith Hobbs should start acting like a mayor for the taxpayers of Thunder Bay. All the expenses that have been incurred to date on the proposed event centre would have been better spent on...

OPINION: Just watch Justin

At first glance you might think that riding Justin Trudeau’s coat tails would mean a guaranteed trip to Ottawa for some lucky local candidates. That’s what I thought. After his meet and greet at the DaVinci Centre last week the...

EDITORIAL: Hobbs to sue bully OPINION

The anonimity of the Internet has created a whole new breed of ugly in the world. Just ask Mayor Keith Hobbs. In the aftermath of last October’s municipal election, Hobbs decided to close his social media accounts after being harrassed...

OPINION: Tax levy can be reduced OPINION

Can the amount of money the city wants from residents in the 2015 City Budget be reduced, I say definitely, yes. At the last council meeting of 2014,council conveniently passed an appropriation order that transferred $4.5 million of unallocated...

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