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LETTER: Group Health doctor pens passionate defence of ‘incredibly special’ place

LETTER: Group Health doctor pens passionate defence of ‘incredibly special’ place

Although de-rostering 10,000 patients ‘completely breaks my heart,’ pediatrician insists Group Health Centre model ‘should be replicated to rebuild healthcare all across Ontario’
LETTER: Improving health care will require realistic look at problems

LETTER: Improving health care will require realistic look at problems

'Instead of fighting each other, let’s look to the province​ and ask for bold action focusing on rejuvenating our public system,' says reader
LETTER: Group Health calamity can't be fixed with 'government platitudes'

LETTER: Group Health calamity can't be fixed with 'government platitudes'

Steelworkers unions released an open letter today to Premier Doug Ford, demanding answers over GHC's decision to drop more than 10,000 local patients
LETTER: Why can't the Sault recruit, retain doctors?

LETTER: Why can't the Sault recruit, retain doctors?

'No use stepping up recruitment if the system you are promoting is dysfunctional and discourages potential candidates,' says reader
LETTER: Drug consumption sites are treatment programs

LETTER: Drug consumption sites are treatment programs

'These facilities offer an effective gateway for hard-core substance users to engage in additional opportunities for support, programming and treatment'
LETTER: Is there a plan to keep our hospitals functioning?

LETTER: Is there a plan to keep our hospitals functioning?

Private clinics do not provide emergency care — public hospitals do, reader says
LETTER: Christmas Cheer lands the Sault on Santa’s nice list

LETTER: Christmas Cheer lands the Sault on Santa’s nice list

‘The elves were quick to point out that none of this would have been remotely possible without the ongoing support of many organizations and individuals’
LETTER: Weather forecasts should focus on city, not the airport

LETTER: Weather forecasts should focus on city, not the airport

'Since the majority of us do not live anywhere near the airport, this begs the question: Why is the weather office at the airport and not in town?'
LETTER: Drug consumption site would save lives — and money

LETTER: Drug consumption site would save lives — and money

'Please implore your elected officials to spend smart and effectively, create this space and return our public spaces to their intended purposes'
LETTER: In defence of Professor Myles McLellan

LETTER: In defence of Professor Myles McLellan

Disbarred lawyer who worked as a part-time instructor for eight years at Algoma University 'is an outstanding teacher who cares about his students,' letter writer says