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Letters to the Editor

Canada on guard

Well, we finally did it. Thanks to Prime Minister Harper Canada can now take its rightful place among the despots and tyrants of the world. We can bully innocent citizens and trample on human rights with the best of them.

Letter - Senior homes need dollars

To the editor: The following is an open letter to Minster of Health Deb Matthews. I am a 94-year-old resident of the Hogarth Riverview Manor nursing home at 300 North Lillie Street in Thunder Bay.

Letter - Costs considered?

To the editor: In most cases, when a corporation considering investing in a particular community is met with public protests, their reaction is to threaten to take the project elsewhere. Many of them make good on that threat.

Editorial - Northwestern Ontario giant

Northwestern Ontario has lost one of its greatest champions. Leo Bernier, known affectionately as the Emperor of the North, died this week at 81, leaving behind a political legacy that will be hard to match.

Flyer beware

Last week I had occasion to travel to Mississauga which meant I had to fly to Pearson Airport. I have done this many times before and I wasn’t expecting any trouble. I met a friend and colleague at the airport here and the two of us set off together.

Letter: Parade could go south

To the editor: I for one, and I am sure many more, am shocked to hear the decision to cancel the Canada Day parade in Thunder Bay.

Letter: Change the lineup

To the editor: I would like to comment on the article “Into The Groove” dated, Wednesday, June 15, 2010 on

Letter: Heartfelt goodbye

To the editor: We would like to extend a huge thank you to all our long time friends and customers. After 30 years we have decided to retire and enjoy life, not that the last 30 years haven’t been great.

Editorial: survey says turbines OK

According to a poll produced for Horizon Wind Inc., more than two-thirds of city residents are in favour of the Toronto-based company’s planned wind farm project slated for the Nor’Wester Mountains.

Catch the fever

I just can’t seem to catch World Cup fever. I was sitting in a barber chair the other day (do people still say barber?) when a guy rushed into the shop and grabbed the remote control.
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