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    Letters to the Editor: May 22

    Commentary misses key pointsIn the column “Doctors on the religious right can’t play God with patient choices” in Friday’s Whig, Michele Mandel celebrates Ontario’s top court’s rejection of conscience rights.
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    Forum Letters to the Editor: May 11

    Higher speeds, more dangerIn effect, Mayor Paterson believes that if the provincial government says that safety is a priority (words have no cost), he and other mayors in eastern Ontario ...
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    Letters to the Editor: May 11

    Give 30 campaign supports food bankThis year, May 6 marked the first day of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, the month of fasting.
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    Letters to the Editor: May 8

    A wake-up call to KingstonCalling out the provincial or federal governments on cost downloading is all well and good but will not likely get Kingston where it needs to be ...
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    Letters to the Editor: May 3

    Travel out of step?The prime minister is being very hypocritical in his stance on climate change. He flew to Florida and back twice for a one-week Christmas vacation.
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    Letters to the Editor: April 30

    Seaway flooded family outIn my childhood home just east of Morrisburg, a painting of the old St. Lawrence hung near the front door, a reminder of the first business my ...
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    Letters to the Editor: April 25

    In defence of librariesAs the retired CEO of Rideau Lakes Public Library and a lifelong rural library user, I was absolutely appalled at the recent cutbacks to library services in ...
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    Letters to the Editor: April 23

    Strategic voting worth considerationIn the past 11 months, populist parties that put big business before the environment and essential services such as health care and education have been elected to ...
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    Letters to the Editor: April 18

    Some facts about glyphosateThe column “Let’s talk about glyphosate,” which appeared in the April 6 edition of the Whig-Standard, was both alarmist and misleading.
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    Letters to the Editor: April 16

    Public health spending and why it mattersI don’t usually get political, but this time I know that the Ontario government’s 2019 budget released last week is misdirected in projecting to ...
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    Letters to the Editor: April 13

    ‘With less, education system can only do less’A recent editorial in the Whig-Standard called the “status quo” in the Ontario public school system “unacceptable” and announced that Premier Ford’s downsizing ...
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    Letters to the Editor: April 11

    ‘Class size doesn’t matter’Re: “Angry students hold protest,” April 5.The sign, “Education is an investment, not a cost,” reminds me of the householder’s response to the salesman’s spiel about a ...