RIBFEST Parking Ticket Angers Disabled Senior in Cornwall LETTER TO THE EDITOR July 27, 2016

RIBFEST Parking Ticket Angers Disabled Senior in Cornwall LETTER TO THE EDITOR July 27, 2016

25 JULY, 2016.   RE: TICKET # 586535 DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS OR THE BOGEY MAN WILL GET YOU!   Dear Sir/Madam,   I’m a Senior turning 80 this September and getting around o.k. thanks to having a Disabled Persons Permit enabling me to park close to venues, shops etc. although it didn’t […]

Phoenix Causing Distress to Over 81,000 Federal Workers LTE July 20, 2016

Phoenix Causing Distress to Over 81,000 Federal Workers LTE July 20, 2016

81,000+ workers have missed paycheques, been underpaid, denied health benefits, and even had child support payments disappear – all thanks to the Government of Canada’s political and technological fumbling as it launched an untried, unmanageable pay system called PHOENIX. Unlike its mythical namesake, this PHOENIX immediately crashed and burned in the flames that spawned it… […]

Bill Amell of Lunenberg Thinks South Stormont Council is All Wet LTE JUNE 28, 2016

Bill Amell of Lunenberg Thinks South Stormont Council is All Wet LTE  JUNE 28, 2016

What kind of a group of officials do we have in South Stormont council and working in office making decisions? We need to sweep the lot of them out next election! They work on double standards and cost homeowners like me too much money because of their decisions. Why are they suddenly denying clean water […]

Letter to the Editor – Fluoride Free Water Options by Harry Valentine MAY 24, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Fluoride Free Water Options by Harry Valentine MAY 24, 2016

The medical officers of health across Ontario are pushing hard to add fluoride to municipal water and companies that supply fluoride chemicals will certainly make a profit. One Ontario MPP even wants to mandate compulsory municipal water fluoridation across Ontario. Except that citizens who want fluoride free water have several options: – People who have […]

Letter to the Editor   Wynne Liberals Loan OPG / HYDRO One Unions $111m For Stock in Hydro One

Letter to the Editor   Wynne Liberals Loan OPG / HYDRO One Unions $111m  For Stock in Hydro One

 Ontario Liberals are buying union votes at the hydro rate and taxpayers expense a recently retired Ontario Power Generation CEO  made $1,528,933.36  in 2015  In 2014  at least 148 OPG and Hydro One employees made more than a quarter million dollars a year and there were 12,500 OPG and Hydro One employees who  made more […]

Letter to the Editor – Hydro at Any Cost by Ross Ayotte of Smiths Falls APRIL 19, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Hydro at Any Cost by Ross Ayotte of Smiths Falls APRIL 19, 2016

Letter to the editor  Hydro at any cost in Ontari_owe: . Approximately 25 OPG workers are still employed  at the closed coal Lambton station to preserve its idled condition for possible future conversion how many other closed coal plants employ people to do very little. The  Atikokan converted biomass plant  operates at less than 10 […]

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

    Dear Editor,   For several years, “Keeshechewan” residents have been coming to the Cornwall and  “Ahkwesáhsne” communities to escape the springtime flood waters of the Albany River.   It’s a hardship for the families for sure, but our communities strive to make it work, and we’ve developed something of a rapport along the […]

Bernadette Clement Play for the Senate or Judgeship? March 19, 2016 LTE

Bernadette Clement  Play for the Senate or Judgeship?  March 19, 2016  LTE

Dear Editor,   Ever step into the kind of muck that takes hold of your foot — twist and turn, and you’re more stuck, and deeper in? And when you get loose, you’re minus a shoe, or there’s a clod of mud that won’t come off without a mess on your hands.   Stepping in […]

Letter to the Editor Nurse DARLENE WALSH Against Euthanasia Laws MARCH 18, 2016

Letter to the Editor Nurse DARLENE WALSH Against Euthanasia Laws MARCH 18, 2016

Dear Editors of all news papers please place this letter addressed to The Honorable Prime Minister,MP’s and MPP’s to alert your readership of the impending laws that Health Care Givers will be forced to participate in against their conscious, against their beliefs, against their Charter of Rights and Freedoms. With a Call to action to […]

Letter to the Editor from Pastor Tom Newton – Why I Don’t Believe in Monkey Theology

Letter to the Editor from Pastor Tom Newton – Why I Don’t Believe in Monkey Theology

Letters to the Editor by Pastor Tom Newton: Why don’t I believe in Monkey Theology? There is a rising revolt against Darwinism in the scientific community. The old monkey theology is rapidly being replaced by “Intelligent Design”. What is happening is that true scientists after looking at “Creation” with a real objective scientific mind set, […]

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

A news item appeared on Feb 19 that Cornwall City Councillor Andre Rivette wants fluoride reintroduced into Cornwall municipal water, citing comments from the medical officer of health that fluoride-free Calgary recorded an increase in childhood dental cavities. The news media reported that University of Calgary recently conducted a study on childhood dental cavities in […]

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communities they serve. The principle of […]

Letters to the Editor Pastor Tom Newton on Robert Felker & Euthanasia FEB 11 2016 #LTE

Letters to the Editor  Pastor Tom Newton on Robert Felker & Euthanasia FEB 11 2016 #LTE

In light of the verdict for slain Good Samaritan – Robert Felker. Where along the road did Canada lose its value of sanctity of life? Recent news from Canada’s Highest Court has prompted me to write on the subject of euthanasia. Euthanasia comes from the Greek word meaning a “good death” – or, what advocates […]

LTE: Larry Kazdan of Vancouver – Letter to Editor re: Cash Crunch of Uncosted Liberal Commitments JAN 18, 2016

LTE: Larry Kazdan of Vancouver – Letter to Editor re: Cash Crunch of Uncosted Liberal Commitments JAN 18, 2016

Re:  The cash crunch of commitments: uncosted spending vows lurk for Liberals, Andy Blatchford, 01/17/2016 1 The Bank of Canada can never run out of Canadian dollars, nor can the federal government which owns it.  In keeping their promises, Liberals should not be deterred by deficits, because if necessary these can be run indefinitely. In […]

Letter to the Editor From Pastor Tom Newton in Cornwall Ontario – A Real Christmas Carol DEC 21, 2015

Letter to the Editor From Pastor Tom Newton in Cornwall Ontario – A Real Christmas Carol  DEC 21, 2015

A Real Christmas Carol By Pastor Tom Newton   As we approach another Christmas, I would like to reflect on Christmas before and after becoming a Christian.  For Christmas before becoming a Christian was a day; to most of us it meant very little.  This year, Christmas will come and go, and it may have […]

Arbitration Award for Cornwall Firefighters  Obscene LTE William Hopkinson NOV 28, 2015

Arbitration Award for Cornwall Firefighters  Obscene LTE William Hopkinson NOV 28, 2015

Obscene is one way to put it.  The way arbitrators treat taxpayers is what I’m referring to.  The latest labour contract arbitration award for Cornwall firefighters is nothing short of obscene and short-sighted.  In brief the firefighters received 1.5% for Jan. 1, 2013, 1% for July 1, 2013, 1.5% for Jan. 1, 2014, 1% for […]

Wynne Union Expense Payments Beg Question from William Hopkinson of Cornwall – LTE Oct 29, 2015

Wynne Union Expense Payments Beg Question from William Hopkinson of Cornwall – LTE Oct 29, 2015

Union expenses??   Seriously?? The government has been paying the various teachers unions “expenses” during contract negotiations?  How long has this been going on?  If my reading is correct it has been since at least 2008.  And to top it off this is being done with no accountability!!  When is the government going to realize […]

Pastor Tom Newton Says God Defeated Stephen Harper – LETTER TO THE EDITOR Oct. 20, 2015

Pastor Tom Newton Says God Defeated Stephen Harper – LETTER TO THE EDITOR Oct. 20, 2015

  Commentary on the 2015 elections in Canada by Pastor Tom Newton – Prime Minister Harper was not defeated because his opponent was a better man. Justin Trudeau is not at all the better man as it pertains to knowledge and experience when it comes to running a country, by far. And looking at what […]