Archive for the ‘Letters to the Editor’ Category

  • Turnout weak to candidate meeting

    Oct 22, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: On Oct. 6, the citizens of Chatham had the privilege of meeting many of the candidates for council for Ward 6 at the WISH Centre. There should have been many more people in attendance. These candidates are giving their very best to the community, gave...

  • Good points from letter writers

    Oct 22, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Seems like a good job to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. Two great letters to the editor in The Chatham Voice Sept. 6 – one from Murray Holland about bikes parking between double doors of entrances and exits at coffee shops. Yes, bikes in...

  • IPM organizers deserve to take a bow

    Oct 22, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: To the organizers and all the volunteers of the recent IPM, we want to say a big thank you for a well-organized event. So reasonably priced at $20/$15 a day, where else could you see an hour performance of the Canadian Cowgirls, an exciting rodeo, the...

  • CHAP a blessing for people of C-K

    Oct 15, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Due to several recent challenges, my wife and I have been blessed by CHAP, which has supplied emergency transportation for us both when it has been needed. This is one of the many services offered by Family Service Kent, a not-for-profit organization...

  • Sifting through the fluff

    Oct 15, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Seems our society gets onto many kicks, sayings, expressions, aphorisms etc. Of the latter, they include: “Easy come easy go,” “he who hesitates is lost.” Two of the silliest saying’s yet! “Ya  gotta spend money to make money,”  “if it...

  • A lesson in Strategic Voting 101

    Oct 4, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Municipal elections day is fast approaching. I am on record for advocating a change in leadership, at the mayoral level at least, and I stand behind that. Mayor Hope has had three terms to move this community forward and says that his work is not done. I...

  • Other funding options of dialysis parking?

    Sep 27, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I am a dialysis patient and I read with concerned interest your article in the Chatham Voice, “The price of a hospital visit,” Aug. 30, for being both complete and accurate. What Lori Marshall (CKHA president and CEO) told you in the interview is...

  • Leaving a trail

    Sep 27, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: While reading the story of Lenovers 80th anniversary in The Chatham Voice (“Lenovers celebrates 80 years,” in the Sept. 6 Voice), it brought back memories of going to the abattoir with my dad in 1955. We were new Canadians and since my dad was a...

  • Should C-K council be downsized?

    Sep 20, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I have been listening, watching and reading about Doug Ford and the Ontario PC party’s attempts to downsize Toronto City council. I don’t think, judging from what I’ve heard, that it is a bad idea, but should have been announced when the Ontario...

  • Opioid crisis – a personal story

    Sep 20, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Initially I liked it and I was glad to have it, because it took my pain away. I am talking about the use of a prescribed opioid in my pain management. I wish the desired outcomes came without the side effects. After using it for a short while, I realized...