Archive for the ‘Letters to the Editor’ Category

  • Don’t ruin Victoria Avenue

    Mar 12, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Victoria rehabilitation project, I don’t claim to be any sort of engineer, but I do live in this city and have frequently travelled along a beautiful stretch of our city called Victoria Avenue. I realize that utility services such as water, hydro and...

  • More answers needed on Boardwalk

    Mar 12, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I would like to take this opportunity to support Michael Bondy’s comments, questions and concerns as stated in the Chatham Voice, Feb. 6 around the Boardwalk on the Thames. It is for certain that this white elephant of 10 years is long overdue...

  • Bald eagles making a comeback

    Mar 9, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: This is in relation to the photo of the bald eagles featured in the Jan. 30 edition of The Chatham Voice. Bald eagles, fortunately, are becoming more frequently seen across the southern Ontario landscape. As recently as the late 1960s, there was only one...

  • Letter rings familiar tone

    Mar 9, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s note: This letter is addressed to Naresh James in response to his letter, “the cult of efficiency,” in the Feb. 20 Chatham Voice. Sir: Thank you for your wise words about the need for balance in life. They have a familiar ring to them as an...

  • It is about the money, reader says

    Mar 2, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Every time I hear that union guy say that compensation is not the root cause of the teachers’ strike, I can’t help but laugh hysterically. If the union leaders are so dead set on the argument that the sole reason for escalations is not in fact...

  • End the blockades, Chamber urges

    Feb 25, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s Note: This letter is addressed to Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, but it was also sent to Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton, C-K-L MP Dave Epp and L-K-M MP Lianne Rood. Sir: We, the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce,...

  • Council would benefit from Municipal Act review

    Feb 24, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The Municipal Act says it is the role of council to represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the community and to ensure that administrative and controllership policies, practices; procedures are in place in order to implement...

  • Slow down in school zones

    Feb 24, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Wow, breaking news: Police services recently announced that 32 speeders were fined after police enforcement for a four-hour period in a 40 km/h safety zone. The way I look at it is they [the police} finally woke up. Why not keep doing this to protect our...

  • The cult of efficiency

    Feb 24, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: “Time is running out.” The thought itself makes us cringe. The anxiety caused by such a thought makes us run faster and faster and find new ways of doing things, as well as pack as many things as possible within a set of time. To be more efficient,...

  • What is happening around us?

    Feb 5, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: As someone who “almost” graduated with a BA in History from the University of Windsor, and a lifelong student of history, it pains me to see our civilization being led like lambs to the proverbial slaughter at the hands of the mainstream...