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Letters to the Editor


Editorial: Murder can be curtailed

It took nearly six months, but the city has its first murder of 2010. It’s a sharp contrast to the year before, when the body of William Harvey Atkins was found on Jan. 14 at a Finlayson Street address.

Welcome to geezer-ville

Finally, an idea from city council whose time has come. Thunder Bay has been struggling for years to establish this city and the surrounding region as a tourist destination.

Letter: Disconnected culture

To the editor: After spending a number of years in the call centre industry I’ve come to notice an ever growing culture of disconnect.

Letter: Walking brings joy

To the editor: Thunder Bay’s Active and Safe Routes to School Committee has a dream. In his article, "Dare to Dream," April 23, J. R.

Editorial: Bike lanes arrive in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay has joined a growing number of cities worldwide this week adding dedicated bike lanes to Court Street. And a welcome addition they are. But with the change, which started on Court Street, comes responsibility.

Editorial: Tenure plan has promise

The Ontario Forest Industry Association on Tuesday came out against the framework revealed last week by the province outlining its plan to reform forest tenure. The Toronto-based organization couldn’t be more off base.

Letter - Best use?

To the editor: Highest and best use...The city used this real-estate phrase over and over again to justify the redevelopment of Marina Park, which included the selling of the very best part of our publicly owned park land.

Letter - No more local connection

To the editor: I was shocked and disappointed the other day when I called into my TBayTel home security centre. I had accidently tripped my own security system and I quickly called in the false alarm.

Blame toddlers

This message is for the three-year-olds living in Thunder Bay and the surrounding region. Toddlers have been getting some bad press lately and it looks to me like somebody is hitting below the belt (or pampers) on this one.

Savings in place for Northern residents

Last week, Bill 44, an Act to implement the Northern Ontario Energy credit was debated in the Ontario legislature. This bill was solely about the Northern Ontario Energy Credit and the relief this will bring to people in northern Ontario.
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