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LETTER: Taking developers out of system could solve housing 'crisis'

LETTER: Taking developers out of system could solve housing 'crisis'

What if we took the solution to the housing 'crisis from the private sector — which is driven by profits — and made the building of homes more like the universal health care system, asks letter writer
LETTER: Removing encampments unethical, unconstitutional

LETTER: Removing encampments unethical, unconstitutional

Advocacy group urges municipalities to use human rights based approach when dealing with people experiencing homelessness
LETTER: Greenbelt is a buffer, not a magical forest

LETTER: Greenbelt is a buffer, not a magical forest

'There is no mystery to the boundaries; they are reasonable and pragmatic, but not immutable. The boundary is a only line on a map,' says letter writer
LETTER: Do you want to help monarch butterflies flourish?

LETTER: Do you want to help monarch butterflies flourish?

Some monarch lovers are collecting caterpillars on milkweed and rearing them in captivity before releasing the adults, but letter writer says it's better to let nature take its course
LETTER: Conservatives should demand premier's resignation

LETTER: Conservatives should demand premier's resignation

Doug Ford promised not to touch the Greenbelt during the election but immediately afterwards told the minister of Municipal Affairs to touch the Greenbelt, letter writer says
LETTER: We don't need more high-end housing accessed by high-cost highways

LETTER: We don't need more high-end housing accessed by high-cost highways

'No one will disagree that we need more housing in Ontario, but not at any cost,' says resident in a letter to Newmarket-Aurora's MPP
LETTER: Ford government puts rich friends above public interest

LETTER: Ford government puts rich friends above public interest

'How can we trust them ... when they are so clearly willing to lie to the public, to make backroom deals with their rich friends, to sell out to the highest bidder regardless of whether it benefits the rest of us?' writes Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition
LETTER: Walkers, joggers need to be better educated about trail use

LETTER: Walkers, joggers need to be better educated about trail use

'In all our years of walking, jogging and cycling on the trail system, by far the most issues we have had have been with pedestrians,' say letter writers
LETTER: Lousy use of alcohol led to tragic death

LETTER: Lousy use of alcohol led to tragic death

'We still have too many people dying and being mangled on the roads because people continue to drink,' says letter writer
LETTER: Wind and solar power much more costly, unreliable

LETTER: Wind and solar power much more costly, unreliable

'Many people in Ontario would like us to return to low-cost power by implementing proven solutions to the problem of high-cost energy,' says letter writer