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Letters to the Editor

What took so long? - Fran Nault

In January, Councillor Claude Berthiaume introduced a notice of motion asking for a referendum on de-amalgamation and every councillor except two voted to waive the normal two-week waiting time for the motion, and the idea was defeated at this meetin

Story brought back memories - Keith Lovely

The story in Northern Life about war brides made me sit up and reflect. My father volunteered to serve his country in 1940 and received the Volunteer Service Medal. He served all through Europe in the Second World War and returned to Canada in 1945.

No free lunch - Robert Assabgui

After reading the article Woman prepares for hunger strike to protest the welfare system in the April 2 edition, I felt I needed to express my views on the story.

Direct flights to Cuba 'win-win' - Susan B. de la Riva

I certainly hope Sunwing Vacations does not pull out of what is definitely a win-win situation for Sudbury and the company as a result of an isolated and unlucky situation.

Don't blame the rich - Derek Morgan

I have some concerns about the recent poverty protests in wealthy neighbourhoods in Toronto and now at a Shakespearean play in Stratford. I really don't like the message  it sends.

Ex-conism not same as racism - Tatjana Dahlvick

After reading the column, Dialogue for the Disenfranchised, I came to the conclusion  I believe  it is partially true what Ritchy Dubé  is saying.

New dance craze - Don Malbeuf

Stephen Harper is now going to downplay what's happening in Afghanistan. We'll no longer be able to see our brave young soldiers when they arrive home to their final resting place. We'll not fly our flags at half-mast to honour them.

Thoughts on fluoridated water - David Chevrier

Fluoride is responsible for widespread impairment of human efficiency and for an enormous amount of ill health and disease.

Not so fast - Robert J. Keir

According to Sudbury Downs general manager Ken LeDrew, "the slots are doing very well and so is the racetrack.

No mercy - Anna Albert

Last week Community and Social Services Minister Sandra Pupatello was interviewed on CBC Radio.