Letters to the Editor

Is Ford a Progressive Conservative?

First, I second Judi Forbes’ comment in her December letter in the Advocate when she writes, “Bravo to Barbara Doyle for standing as the NDP candidate for HKLB in the upcoming election.”

Sidewalks matter

I would like to know why a sidewalk has not been slated for the north side of Colborne Street West between Angeline Street and Charles Street in Lindsay, opposite Heritage Christian School.

Without physical currency, how can we help everyone?

We are witness to a deplorable worldwide condition that is not lessening.

Letter carrier asks where sidewalk plows are

The sidewalk plows that ordinarily clear snow seemed to be mostly zooming around the roads, driving past uncleared sidewalks.

Companies needed here that can scale jobs, particularly in digital sphere

It used to be that municipal managers who are responsible for local economic growth focused on attracting businesses such as outsourced call centres, back when the number of jobs created was what managers were judged on, instead of the quality of jobs.

Council staff don’t have answers because they’re the problem: Reader

Your report on the budget deliberations of the council was very informative. (Cover story, November Advocate.) It should be read by all taxpayers before the next election.

Farm country, Canadian Shield…anything but “cottage country”

Mayoral candidates should get copy of financial plan

In reading your article on the financial difficulties that the city has, and Mayor Andy Letham’s take on the solution, I would like to hear the opinion of the mayoral candidates for the next municipal elections.