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<b>LETTER:</b> It will now cost you to get virtual healthcare

LETTER: It will now cost you to get virtual healthcare

Sault walk-in clinic director sees provincial cuts as the end of virtual healthcare
<b>LETTER:</b> Plastic bag ban is virtue signalling nonsense

LETTER: Plastic bag ban is virtue signalling nonsense

Grocery bags are hardly single use. We load them up at the store, unload them at home and tuck them away to use again as a kitty litter dumping bag or as a small garbage bag, letter-writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> We should have kept hospitals by the river

LETTER: We should have kept hospitals by the river

'It was therapeutic to look out the windows and watch the ships go by, sliding quietly up river'
<b>LETTER:</b> 'I want to build the city I know we can be,' mayor says

LETTER: 'I want to build the city I know we can be,' mayor says

'I look forward to supporting the ideas of city councillors and moving forward with an agenda that will benefit our city and its residents both in the short term and the long term,' Matthew Shoemaker writes
<b>LETTER:</b> Make your own masking decision, but let me make mine

LETTER: Make your own masking decision, but let me make mine

If wearing mask stops others from getting sick, reader will do it, mandate or not
<b>LETTER:</b> An act of kindness isn't something burdensome

LETTER: An act of kindness isn't something burdensome

Reader Marjorie Wellar asks 'how burdensome could it be to do an act of kindness for vulnerable people in your community and slip on a mask at the grocery store or other indoor venues?'
<b>LETTER:</b> Truckers seek improved safety enforcement, operator training

LETTER: Truckers seek improved safety enforcement, operator training

Many of the scales and inspection stations in northern Ontario are closed with concrete barriers
<b>LETTER:</b> I will no longer let COVID rule my life, reader says

LETTER: I will no longer let COVID rule my life, reader says

The majority of people fall into the middle ground, as it often does, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Wearing mask shows a community that cares

LETTER: Wearing mask shows a community that cares

By wearing a mask and getting vaccinated, you place another brick in the wall of protection around our healthcare system, says reader
<b>LETTER:</b> It's hard to find physician in Sault Ste. Marie

LETTER: It's hard to find physician in Sault Ste. Marie

Government can throw funds at the health care system, but until the policy to obtain a physician is changed, folks will be unable to even apply to have one at all, says writer