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<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
<b>LETTER:</b> Health-care workers shouldn't wear scrubs in public

LETTER: Health-care workers shouldn't wear scrubs in public

To help prevent the spread of infection, the rule was always that frontline workers should change into and out of their uniforms at work, veteran nurse says
<b> LETTER: </b> A thank you to our superheroes, during National Nursing Week

LETTER: A thank you to our superheroes, during National Nursing Week

'Your nursing oath speaks about the need to ensure the health and well-being of those in your care. But I believe you go far beyond that oath,' writes Newmarket-Aurora MP in a tribute to our local nurses
<b> LETTER: </b> We need to make a commitment to support local restaurants

LETTER: We need to make a commitment to support local restaurants

By ordering take-out at least once a week, we can help our eateries survive these terrible times, letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Take a breath, and remember, there is hope, joy, love

LETTER: Take a breath, and remember, there is hope, joy, love

Newmarket's New Hope Methodist Church shares a message with the community during the coronavirus crisis