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Regarding the sinkhole on highway 17

Regarding the sinkhole on highway 17

A Wawa resident has a suggestion for Ontario Minister of Transportation, Kathryn McGarry, that could save people time and trouble from broken culverts under our highways
LETTER: 'Residents of Sault Ste. Marie deserve a great transit service'

LETTER: 'Residents of Sault Ste. Marie deserve a great transit service'

Proposed transit changes 'nothing more than a smoke and mirror show with Council giving with one hand and taking away with the other,' says reader
Zonta Club speaks out on nude photo sharing website

Zonta Club speaks out on nude photo sharing website

'Alarmed and disturbed' by young men 'in essence trading the female body as a commodity', club president feels compelled to write
LETTER: The Norgoma 'ain't ugly. It's my friend'

LETTER: The Norgoma 'ain't ugly. It's my friend'

The old boat holds a place in this readers' heart
LETTER: Paying tribute to telecommunicators

LETTER: Paying tribute to telecommunicators

The second week of April is dedicated to recognizing the service of emergency communicators
Letter: Concerned local worries about carnivores at Spruce Haven Nature Park

Letter: Concerned local worries about carnivores at Spruce Haven Nature Park

April Jokelainen expresses concern about lack of veterinary care for aging animals, doubts the educational value of a facility found by experts to be unfit to care for the aging animals it houses
<b>Letter:</b> Police chief responds to PTSD concerns, says position 'misinterpreted'

Letter: Police chief responds to PTSD concerns, says position 'misinterpreted'

Chief says he does not see officers with PTSD as a 'burden'
<b>Letter:</b> 'Chief’s comments contribute to increased mental health stigma and shame'

Letter: 'Chief’s comments contribute to increased mental health stigma and shame'

Bruce Chapman, president of the Police Association of Ontario, weighs in on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
<b>Letter:</b> Female hockey association wants city to consider ice time allocations

Letter: Female hockey association wants city to consider ice time allocations

Some male teams get five hours/week....our AA rep teams are getting 1.5-2.5 hours per week; our house league teams get one hour per week, sometimes zero hours if external events from other users take our time, says female hockey association president
<b>Letter:</b> Bellevue park dog problem

Letter: Bellevue park dog problem

'Bellevue park dog owners are not being respectful and following the rules of dog on a leash'