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LETTER: Province failing Lake Simcoe, residents with Bradford bypass

LETTER: Province failing Lake Simcoe, residents with Bradford bypass

Instead of reducing congestion, building highways actually makes it worse, says a letter writer concerned about the impacts to the environment
<b>LETTER:</b> Province's concessions don't go far enough, remove Schedule 6 from Bill 229

LETTER: Province's concessions don't go far enough, remove Schedule 6 from Bill 229

New changes have now been introduced that will force conservation authorities to contravene their mandate to protect people, infrastructure, and the environment, says LSRCA chairperson Wayne Emmerson
<b>LETTER:</b> Ontario’s conservation authorities under attack by Ford government

LETTER: Ontario’s conservation authorities under attack by Ford government

Talk to your MPP, as proposed bill will have a devastating affect on the ability to protect the environment in Newmarket from development, letter writer says
<b> LETTER:</b> Newmarket walkway should be built as planned for good of entire community

LETTER: Newmarket walkway should be built as planned for good of entire community

Council's decision not to build easy access to Yonge transit on land provided by developer benefits 17 homeowners only, letter writer says
<b> LETTER: </b> Province dropped the ball on safe school reopening

LETTER: Province dropped the ball on safe school reopening

Despite plenty of time to plan appropriately, there is no clear evidence children can safety return to school, writes a Newmarket family with a child entering Grade 6
<b>LETTER:</b> Government must do better for our veterans

LETTER: Government must do better for our veterans

Veterans are fighting Veterans Affairs because of unfair processes that they have to go up against to obtain benefits and placement on programs, letter writer says
<b> LETTER: </b> Transparency is first step in recognizing inequality

LETTER: Transparency is first step in recognizing inequality

It is time for the provincial and federal governments to collect and make public racial statistics on the impact of COVID-19, a letter writer urges
LETTER: 'I just don’t trust the police or judiciary, and that is a shame'

LETTER: 'I just don’t trust the police or judiciary, and that is a shame'

The Ontario Supreme Court ruling in the Dafonte Miller case highlights the unequal treatment of Blacks by police and the judiciary, Newmarket letter writer says
<b> LETTER:</b> Removing right to legal action leaves families without remedy

LETTER: Removing right to legal action leaves families without remedy

During the pandemic, a reader questions if vulnerable residents received the care they needed
<b>LETTER:</b> Ontario shouldn't rush to reopen schools in September

LETTER: Ontario shouldn't rush to reopen schools in September

Without careful, thorough, detailed planning using input from all stakeholders, including frontline workers in education, Ontario will face a spike in illness and fatalities. letter writer says