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Letters to the Editor


LETTER: Urbanize Thunder Bay; sustainable service delivery

LETTER: Urbanize Thunder Bay; sustainable service delivery

I'm a Thunder Bay fan and always will be. It is one of the most beautiful settings for a city in Canada; from the calm shores of Lake Superior to the rolling mountains surrounding the city. It's what's in-between that needs the conversation.
LETTER: Motion M-103 being debated in the House of Commons

LETTER: Motion M-103 being debated in the House of Commons

Motion M-103 has started an important and courageous conversation focused on standing up against racism and religious discrimination in all of its forms. I am proud of my colleagues and the Prime Minister for their leadership on this issue.

LETTER: Communities in crisis

An open letter to Canada from a teacher grieving with his school and community. The conversation and awareness must continue.
LETTER: Will Liberals listen to record breaking petition?

LETTER: Will Liberals listen to record breaking petition?

In the run up to the debate on M103 in the House, a motion condemning Islamophobia and all forms of racism, the Liberal Party cited how much support this got on a petition, over 70 000 signatures.
LETTER: City budget lacks transparency

LETTER: City budget lacks transparency

There is much to criticize in the proposed 2017 City Budget. In a media release last year, TBAYTEL stated they will increase the dividend paid to the city to $17.375 million for 2017 up from the $17.25 million they were to be given in 2016.
LETTER: Rural ratepayers not treated unfairly

LETTER: Rural ratepayers not treated unfairly

Are rural rate payers treated less fairly than their city-living counterparts? This author says no.

LETTER: Thunder Bay property taxes unfair

Author asks why citizens pay taxes for services that may not even be available to them in their area.
LETTER: Soccer facilities in 'complete disrepair'

LETTER: Soccer facilities in 'complete disrepair'

Author argues that the growing interest in soccer is hitting a serious roadblock - a lack of adequate facilities.
LETTER: What's the deal with these traffic lights?

LETTER: What's the deal with these traffic lights?

What is up with the traffic lights in Thunder Bay? Lights that operate opposite to the existing traffic, lights that change without any traffic coming in the other directions or lights that seem designed to prevent traffic from moving efficiently.
Hiking the Sleeping Giant

Hiking the Sleeping Giant

Brady Dunne from Vancouver is a bit of a thrill seeker.