Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor – First nation vets’ contributions in wars remembered

Published: November 8, 2017 SUBMIITED BY JOYCE APPEL A little-known aspect of the history of Northwestern Ontario comes to mind with the observance of another Remembrance Day. During the First Great War of 1914-18 there were close to 3,500 First Nations men enlisted, of which more than 300 paid the supreme sacrifice in defence of […]


Editorial – Dirty, dirty words

Published: October 18, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS Last week municipal councilors used two very dirty words. The verbiage used raised eyebrows and elicited at least one gasp, which was followed by contemplative silence by all. The offensive phrase? Parking meters (shutter) On Oct. 10 municipal staff presented a recommendation to remove the two-hour parking restrictions […]