Letters to the Editor

Reader asks if having a fair is fair to public health?

With Ontario being very much still in a pandemic and a fourth wave being a threat to us why are we proceeding with a fair in Lindsay this year? There were several car shows, public events, and even the plowing match was canceled this year due to the pandemic so who made the reckless decision to proceed with the fair?

Lindsay resident has advice for NDP’s Singh

An open letter to Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal NDP.

Dear Mr. Singh, may I make a suggestion about your use of the words “fight for” and “fighting for” during your election campaign?

Put your name on a standby list for vaccine doses

Trevor’s Take hits nail on head

I just finished Trevor’s Take (August Advocate) and I will be smiling for a while — and it made my wife laugh.

He seems like a guy I could “support the local economy with” if he ever finds his way to Fenelon Falls or Coboconk.

Old Mill could be restaurant, art gallery, says reader

I just read with great interest the article in the June Advocate entitled ”The Art in Community” by Nancy Payne and would like to make a suggestion regarding the furthering of the arts in our community.

Councillor’s ‘defensive manner’ questioned by reader

I have been following the off-road vehicle task force and the recommendations it has made to the city and to city council and the submissions to the Advocate from various sources identified in your magazine.

ORVs and backyard chickens in Lindsay? No thanks, says reader

The recent Kawartha Lakes City Council approval for the operation of recreational off-road vehicles (ORVs) on Lindsay’s paved streets and trails has exposed a serious flaw in the administration of this municipality.

The City of Kawartha Lakes was cobbled together by the provincial government in 2001 without the initiative or support of most of the population. 

People are nothing but economic units now

Thanks for your article — a scholarly article — on “A Poverty of Time.” (Benns’ Belief, March edition) I am tempted to quote Welsh poet W. H. Davies.: “What is this life if, full of care/ We have no time to stand and stare.”