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Letters to the Editor


The third Monday

Anybody who works for a living appreciates stat holidays. It is a Canadian tradition to live for the weekends and if it happens to be a long one, party on dude. As we prepare for our newest statutory holiday, Family Day on Feb.

Time for a competitive forestry sector

Some recent developments on the forestry file are presenting challenges and opportunities for the sector in Canada.

Financial waterfront issues continue

Dear Editor, It was pretty entertaining watching city council debate the waterfront co-ordinator’s latest request for more funding for the Prince Arthur’s Landing project. Coun.

Hold the line for safer roads

On Monday, police began issuing tickets to people using handheld cell phones and wireless devices while driving.

Replying to Zwig

To the editor: I, along with many residents of Thunder Bay, recently received an open letter from Anthony Zwig, President and CEO of Horizon Wind Inc.

All shook up

Half of life is hardships. The other half is getting over them. The people of Haiti have faced many obstacles in the past but the earthquake on Jan.12 seems almost too much to bear. Mother Nature does not play favourites.

Cyclotron not a priority

To the editor: The current plans for a cyclotron at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre reminds me of the same faulty logic used to build a design-as-you-go hospital that lacks sufficient beds, is poorly designed, and operated with insufficie

Rally sends message

To the editor: As an invited speaker to a Pro-Democracy rally in Thunder Bay last weekend I was impressed by the all-party non-partisan messaging to the Prime Minister.

A look to the future

To the editor: Just imagine a quaint, friendly area of interesting shops and restaurants in the newly restored Victoria Village located in the heart of the historic south end of Thunder Bay.

Travel grant woes

To the editor: I am writing this letter in hopes of saving other Ontarians from the disappointment and anger I have been subjected to. In September 2009, a close friend became the victim of a significant medical emergency.