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<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'
<b>Letter:</b> Dear Prime Minister Trudeau - we're not all wealthy physicians

Letter: Dear Prime Minister Trudeau - we're not all wealthy physicians

'We resent the Prime Minister labelling our profession as wealthy doctors. We find this comment to be derogatory and largely untrue'
<b>Letter:</b> Attention union members

Letter: Attention union members

'The NOP, unlike the NDP and all the others, is the ONLY party that is only concerned with the best interests of Northern Ontario, not Toronto, where the other parties get most of their votes from'
<b>Letter:</b> 12-year-old tests beach wheelchairs, gives thumbs up

Letter: 12-year-old tests beach wheelchairs, gives thumbs up

Alyssa also tells us the water at Lake Superior is freezing cold
<b>Letter:</b> Suicide is not selfish

Letter: Suicide is not selfish

You are worth fighting for. There is help out there – please take it
<b>Letter:</b> Response to Chamber of Commerce open letter

Letter: Response to Chamber of Commerce open letter

SooToday.com received the following open letter to the Coalition of Chambers of Commerce from Vicky Evans, President of CUPE Local 4148 and Vice President, Sault Ste. Marie and District CUPE Council
Open letter to Ross Romano, MPP

Open letter to Ross Romano, MPP

SooToday received the following open from Vicky Evans, President, CUPE Local 4148 and Vice President, Sault Ste. Marie & District CUPE Council