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<b>LETTER:</b> Outdoor recess reinstated for kindergarten students

LETTER: Outdoor recess reinstated for kindergarten students

'The (York Catholic District) school board has plans to install a maintenance gate so the yard can be properly maintained during the winter months,' says letter writer
<b> LETTER: </b> It's time parents step up to help with rising violence in schools

LETTER: It's time parents step up to help with rising violence in schools

Schools are experiencing an increasing number of incidents of disruption, aggression, destruction, and disrepect by students with significant behavioural challenges, says the Newmarket Parent Network
LETTER: Province's health care reform will fail without funding

LETTER: Province's health care reform will fail without funding

Hallway medicine will not be eliminated without an influx of new money from the provincial government, says letter writer
LETTER: Community's commitment to Inn From the Cold unique

LETTER: Community's commitment to Inn From the Cold unique

Thanks to the more than 200 walkers, volunteers, business and community sponsors, this year's Coldest Night of the Year walk for the homeless was a resounding success, writes Inn From the Cold's executive director
<b>Letter:</b> Nix $715M sewage plant; reduce Lake Simcoe phosphorus pollution first by 50%

Letter: Nix $715M sewage plant; reduce Lake Simcoe phosphorus pollution first by 50%

'This failure of leadership to protect the lake is simply unacceptable and must not be allowed to continue'
<b>LETTER:</b> Funding change condemns autistic children to life of isolation, dependency

LETTER: Funding change condemns autistic children to life of isolation, dependency

Instead of ensuring funding for autistic children based on need, the Ford government is throwing a tiny amount of money at everyone, offering families of autistic children only a glimmer of hope, the grandfather of an autistic child says
LETTER: Production evoked joy, pain, tears, compassion, reawakening

LETTER: Production evoked joy, pain, tears, compassion, reawakening

In the wake of the tragic and senseless murder of an innocent child last week, the Vagina Monologues production renewed a passion to fight to end violence against women and children, writes the executive director of Yellow Brick House
<b>LETTER</b>: 1 in 2 Canadians can expect cancer diagnosis

LETTER: 1 in 2 Canadians can expect cancer diagnosis

On World Cancer Day, the Canadian Cancer Society sends a thank you message, and reminder that while cancer changes people, it doesn’t have to define them
LETTER: Bill 66  wipes out progress in protecting environment

LETTER: Bill 66 wipes out progress in protecting environment

Municipalities have to step up and refuse to use Bill 66, which allows development to be approved without public notice or appeal, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition says
LETTER: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party raises $10,235 for shelter

LETTER: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party raises $10,235 for shelter

Inn From the Cold thanks organizers, sponsors, volunteers for supporting its emergency shelter program with their annual fundraiser