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Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Donors made Christmas magical for pediatric patients

LETTER: Donors made Christmas magical for pediatric patients

Thanks to donors, Shine through the Rain Foundation gave pediatric patients and their families an evening away from hospitals and treatment plans and a chance to enjoy a magical night
LETTER: What an honour to be flagged by the History Hound!

LETTER: What an honour to be flagged by the History Hound!

Newmarket's local historian and author Robert (Terry) Carter recalls a grade school teacher who gave him the history bug
LETTER: Changes to impaired driving law will save lives

LETTER: Changes to impaired driving law will save lives

As Members of Parliament from York Region, we are proud that our federal government introduced and passed Bill C-46, providing the most significant reforms to this part of the Criminal Code in more than 40 years
LETTER: Thanks to all who supported ugly sweater fundraising party

LETTER: Thanks to all who supported ugly sweater fundraising party

The 2nd Annual J & B's Ugly Christmas Sweater Party last Saturday at the Market Brewing Company in Newmarket supports the Inn from the Cold shelter, at a time when donations are particularly needed
LETTER: Cemetery Club production not to be missed

LETTER: Cemetery Club production not to be missed

The opening night audience was captivated by the comedy and drama of the Newmarket Stage Company's first production of the season
LETTER: Thank you, all 144 of you, for your life-saving gift

LETTER: Thank you, all 144 of you, for your life-saving gift

Yet another mobile donation event reached its target this week in Newmarket, demonstrating that local residents know the importance of donating blood, writes the Canadian Blood Services  
LETTER: Mayoral candidate accomplished much with little

LETTER: Mayoral candidate accomplished much with little

Mayoral candidate Joe Wamback's wife, Lozanne, expresses her pride in his well-fought campaign and gratitude for the support of their volunteers, donors, voters and to the 3,000 residents who answered the door when they knocked.
LETTER: Bradford farmer shouldn't be complaining

LETTER: Bradford farmer shouldn't be complaining

What kind of baloney is this, says a letter writer in response to a story about a Bradford farmer who said he has struggled under Ontario's regulatory burden, increasing minimum wage and hydro costs.
LETTER: Community angels, step up and take a bow

LETTER: Community angels, step up and take a bow

A small-scale, free loan program of wheelchairs and walkers to those in need has grown to include a stock of 20. The group organizer gives a shout-out to the many people in Newmarket who are helping to make the program a success.
LETTER: Don't drag 'sheltered workshops' into minimum wage debate

LETTER: Don't drag 'sheltered workshops' into minimum wage debate

A local business owner says he is writing not to defend Doug Ford and this week's legislation repealing Bill 148, but instead to defend the "sheltered workshop" programs that support his business and provide needed piecework jobs to the differently abled.