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LETTER: Pandemic highlights key issues that impact women disproportionately

LETTER: Pandemic highlights key issues that impact women disproportionately

On International Women's Day, letter writer says implementing programs that provide fair pay, benefits, training and standardization of working conditions for workers in long-term and home care requires commitment from both the federal and provincial governments
LETTER: Canadian consumers deserve a choice in whether or not to eat GMOs

LETTER: Canadian consumers deserve a choice in whether or not to eat GMOs

A tremendous amount of money is being spent by the massive industries to silence the voices of concerned nutritionists, says letter writer
LETTER: Protection plan for Lake Simcoe isn't working

LETTER: Protection plan for Lake Simcoe isn't working

'The public and advocacy groups like Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition deserve to have honest scientific accountability to guide policy,' letter writer says
LETTER: Canadians should feel confident their food supply is safe

LETTER: Canadians should feel confident their food supply is safe

GMOs have been grown in Canada for more than 25 years and enjoy a remarkable safety record, says CropLife Canada president
LETTER: Vulnerable seniors living at home should be receiving vaccines now

LETTER: Vulnerable seniors living at home should be receiving vaccines now

Seniors should be included in phase one of vaccine rollout, letter writer says
LETTER: York Region should withdraw support of 'white elephant' GTA West Highway

LETTER: York Region should withdraw support of 'white elephant' GTA West Highway

With transportation needs in flux, the Greenbelt in need of protection and taxpayers unable to afford what will become an unnecessary highway, council should remove its endorsement of Highway 413, letter writer urges
LETTER: Province's failure to consider Bradford bypass options endangers Lake Simcoe

LETTER: Province's failure to consider Bradford bypass options endangers Lake Simcoe

'Given the urgent need for safe and sustainable transportation in the midst of a global pandemic, the provincial government’s rush to accelerate the Bradford bypass is both short-sighted and negligent,' says letter writer
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
LETTER: 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
LETTER: 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