The straw men are back.
Between tears and anger, I am reading this horror story about the nurse who killed eight frail, helpless old people in Ontario nursing homes.
It would appear that Mark Magner has not had to support himself or his family on a minimum wage.
Re: "The truth of the matter," letter to the editor, June 15
The Friends Of The Homeless are a group of people who care about our homeless who are struggling to survive in Barrie. Everyone needs at least one friend to help them through difficult times and we want to be that friend to the homeless.
By now, half of Barrie’s households should have received Alex Nuttall’s provocatively titled flier ‘Legal Weed’, asking the deceptive question, ‘Do you think marijuana should be legal?’
The Examiner’s editorial on the Liberals’ minimum-wage hike asserts that there are ‘no definitive answers’ about its effects.
On Friday, from my window at Bayshore Landing, I spotted a large tree floating in Kempenfelt Bay.
Few can fault the intent of Frank Madigan’s letter, but some of his statements require a response.
In recognition of Environment Week, I feel compelled to comment on a weekly challenge that frustrates me on a head- banging level.
Re-election dreams floating in the air
Great work, Kathleen!
Lorrie Goldstein in the Toronto Sun wrote a column headlined ‘Call it what it is, Islamic terrorism’.
So, school board trustee Jodi Lloyd is wondering why “one of the significant pressures we’re facing is employee absenteeism.”
The Barrie Examiner has published a number of letters in the last while on the pros and cons of government payments to First Nations.
Reading this article, one might quickly jump to the conclusion ‘how could a leading politician have been so wrong?’
How does everyone win if we ban smoking in downtown Barrie? I’m a smoker, smoking a legal product that I pay a lot of taxes on. I also have the misfortune of working downtown.
The choice of image from the Bear Creek Kodiaks and Eastview Wildcats high-school girls rugby match in Barrie was extremely concerning to me.
Simple solution, just ban smoking in downtown Barrie.