I appreciate those who like to run outside.
Re: "Federal request 'unprecedented'," Feb. 9
Our mayor, Steve Clarke, recently did a presentation at the Twin Lakes Probus meeting. I was exited by what he had to say as well as a video presentation.
Re: “Judge sides with survivors,” Feb. 15
(Re: 'Wynne's carbon schemes won't reduce emissions' in the Feb. 11 online edition of the Examiner)
Prime Minister Trudeau is beginning to show his "Trumpian" side, breaking his promises to implement a fair voting system in the next election, approving pipelines, cancelling refugee programs and failing our native people.
I have lived in six cities and Orillia, by far, is the worst for snow plowing of any city I have seen.
We always hear about the bad things our police forces do. I wanted to let you know about an OPP officer from the Alliston detachment and his kindness and thoughtfulness. I had just discovered a flat left front tire when this officer drove up and asked if he could help. He called CAA for me and when they didn't answer after several tries he had me p
As everyone else, I have heard of people being given a ticket, fine or penalty for shopping in downtown Orillia.
Re: “A changing diversity,” letter to the editor, Feb. 10
Re: “Thank you for being our voice,” column, Feb. 7
An open letter to Justin Trudeau, Kathleen Wynne, Patrick Brown, Bruce Stanton, mayor and council of Orillia,
I am in favor of mixed-member proportional democracy as practised in Germany.
For some reason, the plows in Orillia don't lower their blades to the road level. Instead, they leave them about three to four inches above the road pavement. This causes problems with my driving abilities in the slush that is created by the salt they distribute to attempt to melt the snow left on the roads.
Justin Trudeau made his electoral reform promises before the 2015 election, when the Liberals were running in third place behind the NDP.
Re: “Immigration will change Canadian cities very soon,” column, Feb. 2In a recent column, the author commented on how immigration would soon change Canadian cities and add to Canada’s diversity. Most of the author’s information came from recent Stats Canada projections. The column was good but did not go far enough. The column concentrated on the
Last week, I was saddened to read the news of the Quebec City mosque shooting. This week, that sadness has turned to anger.After the massacre at École Polytechnique in 1989, Canada set up a gun registry and designated some weapons as restricted or prohibited. But since then, the gun lobby has managed to persuade politicians to do away with these me
I went to a wonderful service last week at St. Paul’s United Church in Orillia.
In the wake of the tragic events in Québec City, I would like to thank St. Paul’s for opening their sanctuary for a public expression of grief. It was comforting to hear Michael Jones’s soothing tones, Valerie Powell’s heart-felt cry of bewilderment, Mehreen Shahid’s hopeful plea for understanding, bereft of courage and composure, listening was eno