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Letters to the Editor

<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
<b>LETTER:</b> Case for closing York Regional Forest 'pure bunk'

LETTER: Case for closing York Regional Forest 'pure bunk'

Letter writer with a compromised immune system now forced to walk the more crowded Fairy Lake trails
<b> LETTER: </b> Thank you to our grocery store workers, too!

LETTER: Thank you to our grocery store workers, too!

A note of appreciation for their 'unsung efforts' during the COVID-19 crisis
<b>LETTER:</b> Pandemic has snapped 'tenuous lifeline' of community meals

LETTER: Pandemic has snapped 'tenuous lifeline' of community meals

More social housing is needed to provide food security — relying on the charitable sector and volunteers isn't feasible, Newmarket pastor says
<b> LETTER: </b> Drug, alcohol abuse exacerbating overcrowding at Southlake emergency

LETTER: Drug, alcohol abuse exacerbating overcrowding at Southlake emergency

Tax revenues generated from the sale of recreational cannabis should be used to build treatment centres , letter writer says
<b> LETTER: </b> Climate change will impact vulnerable in our society first

LETTER: Climate change will impact vulnerable in our society first

Unless we dramatically reduce our carbon emissions, the world as we know it will cease to exist, letter writer says regarding Newmarket council's declaration of a climate emergency