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LETTER: Province putting more housing before protecting species

LETTER: Province putting more housing before protecting species

Group says provincial government 'proposes to take steps that directly work against the recommendations of the United Nations'
<b> LETTER: </b> Newmarket community shines after boy hit by vehicle

LETTER: Newmarket community shines after boy hit by vehicle

Dozens of residents supported the student who was hit by a vehicle, provided witness accounts to York Regional Police, the area councillor says
<b>LETTER:</b> Province putting at-risk species in more danger

LETTER: Province putting at-risk species in more danger

Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition says proposed changes would remove 'safety net' in an already insufficient legislation
<b> LETTER: </b> Should Newmarket follow in Colorado's path for cannabis smoking bylaw?

LETTER: Should Newmarket follow in Colorado's path for cannabis smoking bylaw?

There are reasons that six years after legalizing recreational use of cannabis, Colorado still has such strict laws, not mere guidelines, letter writer says
<b> LETTER: </b> Ottawa Liberals miss chance to fix flaws in economy

LETTER: Ottawa Liberals miss chance to fix flaws in economy

Federal budget did not provide concrete measures to address the tax burden on businesses, and failed to provide a road map back to fiscal balance, Newmarket's chamber of commerce president and CEO writes
<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'