Opinion Letters

LETTER: Thank you for your patience

If you've been a patient in our hospital over the past several weeks, you may have experienced longer than anticipated delays in receiving the care you need, and I want to take this opportunity to let you know we are doing everything we can to make things better.

LETTER: Defining a nation

The federal government announced the creation of a new minister, splitting the work associated with Indigenous people into two departments. One will deal with services and the second, with land claims, review of the Indian Act, and similar matters. This split may have some benefit but the creation of a new minister's office and the splitting of a d

LETTER: Housing needs are urgent

As an outreach worker for the Housing Resource Centre, I would like the people of Orillia to be aware just how many people in our city are experiencing homelessness. This includes single men, women, and families.

Letter: You're all stars

On behalf of the Starry Night organizing committee and all the event venues, I’d like to sincerely thank everyone who came out and supported this event.

LETTER: History repeats

My intended immigration to Canada fell victim to reactionism in 1968, and I've had a front-row seat ever since. I've had to 'look on' while relying on good Canadian friends in a good steward relationship to hang on to a primitive, family cottage property, which was finally pushed into a sale in 2011. Now we are both bereft, victims of the changing

Naloxone. AP photo

Letter: Nothing is free

I have been hearing a lot about the new naloxone kits, which are available for free in pharmacies and local care centres.

LETTER: Change makers

On Aug. 9, my wife and I dropped off a very large load at Atherley Coin Laundry to have it cleaned using their wash-and-fold service. Returning home and unpacking the wash, we found a bag with over $150 in coins -- the money we planned to use to do the wash ourselves but had inadvertently left in one of the bags we dropped off.

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