Letter to the Editor – Mandela Funeral One for All Time by PJ & Rosalind Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario

It will be a funeral for all time. A funeral for the world like no other. We are told that a thousand or more will attend. Millions around the world will be watching. . Leaders of countries from around the world, present and past, will be invited and attending. Who? And what will the world be […]

Letter to the editor “ASSESSMENTS EASY MONEY” by Roland Besner of Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the editor “ASSESSMENTS EASY MONEY” by Roland Besner of Cornwall Ontario

Firstly, I have no objections to any moderate municipal tax increases but monies should be used to maintain the current services offered to ratepayers. If in fact the city of Cornwall for 2013 has new assessments totaling some 25 million dollars then these and future assessments that create tax dollars should be directly used towards […]

Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario – Writing Skills Are They Up to Snuff? – LTE October 23, 2013

Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario – Writing Skills Are They Up to Snuff? – LTE October 23, 2013

Bank of Canada audit finds Economists writing skills need improvement. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/bank-of-canadas-economists-write-poorly-need-help-audit-finds/article14950702/ Ontario open gover(n)ment spelling mistake. http://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2013/10/21/kathleen_wynnes_open_government_launch_marred_by_spelling_mistake.html Quebec has Canada’s highest high school dropout rate. (They finish in Ontario’s equivalent of grade 11) http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2012/02/20/19402596.html 2009 -2012 dropout rate for Ontario is not much better. http://www4.hrsdc.gc.ca/.3ndic.1t.4r@-eng.jsp?iid=32   If you look at the graph comparing the dropout rate for 1990-1993 & […]

Letter to the Editor – Cory Cameron of Timmins Ontario on Discrimination – August 26, 2013

Letter to the Editor – Cory Cameron of Timmins Ontario on Discrimination – August 26, 2013

Discrimination   Discrimination.  The big D word.   A word most readily used by many though rarely meritable in its’ use.   In our contemporary world of political correctness, discrimination is one of many ‘buzzwords’ that forms a politicians’ lexicon of verbal spaghetti.  Political figures love to throw around the idea that one group of people are […]

Nancy Dunlop of Cornwall Ontario Letter to the Editor About Harper Cabinet Shuffle – July 10, 2013

Nancy Dunlop of Cornwall Ontario Letter to the Editor About Harper Cabinet Shuffle – July 10, 2013

Cabinet Shuffle – So what?   Once again all those who like to speculate on the importance and the meaning of the upcoming cabinet shuffle are busily speculating away, ruminating about new faces and fresh blood to help pull the government out of its self-dug hole.  Who is in and who is out?   But what […]