Opinion Letters

LETTER: Think of the children

With Mother's Day just past, it's a good time to remind Canadians that purchasing favourite gift choices - flowers and chocolate - can have a devastating effect on children overseas.

LETTER: Never satisfied

In this country, for many years, we have had politicians and social activists extolling the virtues of multiculturalism, that diversity is our strength, that we live in a mosaic. When this ideal is embraced and put into practice, why is it these same progressives label it as cultural appropriation? Is it not the intent of the multicult industry to

LETTER: Talk to your neighbour

The leaders of the G7: the U.S., Germany, Japan, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Canada, will meet in Taormina, Sicily, Italy on May 26 and 27.

LETTER: Make it work

The evolving labour landscape with few 9-to-5 jobs that carry health coverage and pension benefits and the increasing use of robotics have given rise to many experiments with guaranteed annual income.

LETTER: Learning experience

It has been a little over a month since the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) treated us to a much-anticipated presentation by Bob McDonald of CBC's Quirks and Quarks, and what a presentation it was! The content was fascinating, and the delivery polished yet spontaneously enthusiastic as McDonald shared his love and devotion to Adventu

LETTER: A Leacockian proposal

In the early 1900s, a renowned economist and humorist wrote a book describing the supposed activities and places in any small Canadian town. A summer resident of Orillia and also a professor at McGill University, he named his fictional town "Mariposa."Although denied, the people and places he described were actually the folks and places in Orillia,

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