Archive for the ‘Letters to the Editor’ Category

  • Gift giving went above and beyond

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The Sons of Kent staff went over and beyond in sponsoring one of my families for Christmas. The staff at Sons of Kent came together and purchased bags full of presents (toys, clothing, video games) for three children living with suspected Fetal Alcohol...

  • Take part in Relay for Life

    Jan 13, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Recently, new data released by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) showed that around 63 per cent of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive at least five years after their diagnosis, compared to 55 per cent in the early 1990s....

  • Honouring a life with a beautiful death

    Jan 13, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: When the Chatham-Kent Hospice opened, we were anxious to see the new facility – never dreaming that my darling husband, Gary, would spend his last 10 days in this beautiful place. Gary suffered many bizarre illnesses during his life and he cheated...

  • Rail line should not be sold

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I spoke at the last council meeting, asking council to reject the proposed sale of the assets of WDC Rail, the legal name for the rail line that runs from north of Wallaceburg through Dresden to Chatham. I did this not because I believed that the line...

  • Where are the chains of office?

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I love the city of Chatham-Kent and I am proud to be a resident. What I don’t understand is why our excellent mayor, who deserves all our respect, doesn’t seem to have a chain of office. For many hundreds of years, a new mayor of a community...

  • Standing up for the individuals

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: In response to the article in The Chatham Voice on Nov. 21, “CPP to purchase turbine company,” I wonder how many taxpayers have looked at this current of events under a microscope. Personally, it raises red flags that may be observed as being...

  • Net removal hurts neighbourhood

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s note: This letter is addressed to Glenn Harding of Chatham-Kent Public Works. Sir: There was an “encroachment notice” letter was in my mailbox on the evening of Nov. 6. It is disheartening to receive such a letter. A basketball net that...

  • Go play in traffic

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: In regard to “Roadside basketball nets hazardous, says Public Works” in the Nov. 14 Chatham Voice, I have to agree with the city that the basketball nets and hockey nets on or close to city streets are hazardous. Ms. Reeb states that the basketball...

  • Dogs are not born vicious

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: There has been a lot of flack in the paper about dangerous dogs but I have been in contact with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London, England that doesn’t believe dogs are born vicious. Battersea is an animal shelter that rescues about 6,000...

  • Keep the pit-bull ban in place

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Re: Repealing Pit bull ban. The proposed repealing of the pit bull ban by our local MPP is not a good idea. I totally disagree with Rick Nicholls, our member of provincial parliament, regarding the pit bull ban. Just the fear pedestrians in our city have...