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<b>LETTER:</b> Abuse Hurts donor felt welcomed, thanked

LETTER: Abuse Hurts donor felt welcomed, thanked

After reading about a donor who was disappointed after an experience at a Newmarket shelter, letter writer says she wanted to share 'a polar opposite experience' at another local organization helping women
<b>LETTER:</b> Disappointed donor saw challenge faced by homeless, agencies

LETTER: Disappointed donor saw challenge faced by homeless, agencies

Women who are homeless face the same experience from understaffed, underfunded programs run by staff who care but are stretched thin, responds letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Belinda's Place donor left feeling disappointed, shocked

LETTER: Belinda's Place donor left feeling disappointed, shocked

'I was not expecting a parade but someone to at least acknowledge my existence would have been appreciated,' says letter writer after spending a week buying needed items for the Newmarket shelter's promoted drive
<b>LETTER:</b> Why I'm not voting for Gordon Prentice as deputy mayor

LETTER: Why I'm not voting for Gordon Prentice as deputy mayor

Candidate more interested in mud slinging than offering positive vision for Newmarket's future, letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Balance preservation of history with need for development

LETTER: Balance preservation of history with need for development

Saving historic buildings should not prevent the continued evolution and growth of downtown core, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Why I'm voting for Gordon Prentice for deputy mayor

LETTER: Why I'm voting for Gordon Prentice for deputy mayor

Incumbent deputy mayor consistently voted against Newmarket mayor at regional council meetings when it came to protecting green space from development, letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Many education workers must rely on second jobs

LETTER: Many education workers must rely on second jobs

'I have friends and colleagues who can’t afford their rent, have moved back in with their parents, or rely on loans and food banks to get by,' says YRDSB IT worker, union official
<b>LETTER:</b> Ending violence against women only possible with collective action

LETTER: Ending violence against women only possible with collective action

In the wake of the murder of a Vaughan woman, and continued rise in femicides, there are actions the community can take to help end gender-based violence, Yellow Brick House CEO says
<b>LETTER:</b> Education workers' union telling half-truths

LETTER: Education workers' union telling half-truths

'I do understand that $40K annually is not a king’s ransom, but then again how many folks in the private sector would jump at the opportunity to earn this level of income,' asks letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Ward system creates more accountability for councillors

LETTER: Ward system creates more accountability for councillors

When Newmarket didn't have a ward system, when a big issue came up, five of the seven councillors were nowhere to be found, letter writer says