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<b>LETTER:</b> Lake Superior pond scum - a warning

LETTER: Lake Superior pond scum - a warning

The toxin produced by Cyanobacteria in blue-green algal blooms produces horrifying health problems in humans and animals and incidents of the blooms are rapidly increasing in frequency and scale
LETTER: Hospital paid parking should not be a deterrent. But it is

LETTER: Hospital paid parking should not be a deterrent. But it is

Scotland got rid of hospital parking fee, arguing that hospital parking fees went against the principle of health care being free of out-of-pocket cost, as well as being a source of stress for patients, says reader
<b>LETTER:</b> Time to stop funding Catholic school system

LETTER: Time to stop funding Catholic school system

Peter Chow supports Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario's argument that there should be only one, publicly-funded secular school system in the province
LETTER: Drug liberalization could be a better solution to opioid crisis

LETTER: Drug liberalization could be a better solution to opioid crisis

Peter Chow suggests decriminalization of drugs as a way to reduce harm caused by them
<b>LETTER:</b> Instead of blue lights, why not try compassion?

LETTER: Instead of blue lights, why not try compassion?

With the infiltration of cheaper synthetic hyper potent opioids, users are dying alone in shame in dark alleyways and dirty washrooms. It's time for real help like safe injection sites, says reader
LETTER: Local doctors concerned about ferrochrome want you to know about our current cancer rates

LETTER: Local doctors concerned about ferrochrome want you to know about our current cancer rates

52 local doctors want to know exactly what Noront plans to do to protect Saultites from Chromium VI should they commission a ferrochrome smelter in the city
Mayor responds to physician concerns over ferrochrome production facility

Mayor responds to physician concerns over ferrochrome production facility

Project assessment 'unquestionably includes understanding any potential harm to our environment, our health and our well-being, and the efforts to either mitigate, minimize or eliminate any identified risks,' the mayor writes
Physicians may leave if ferrochrome facility comes to the Sault, letter threatens

Physicians may leave if ferrochrome facility comes to the Sault, letter threatens

'We are acutely aware of the highly toxic by-products of the proposed facility,' states a letter submitted on behalf of concerned physicians
LETTER: post secondary students closely watching platforms

LETTER: post secondary students closely watching platforms

Post secondary leaders across the province of Ontario are intent on getting students out to vote in October
LETTER: Ever try to swim all five Great Lakes in the same day? <b>(10 photos)</b>

LETTER: Ever try to swim all five Great Lakes in the same day? (10 photos)

Connie and Rick Hornblower managed it in 14 hours