Opinion Letters

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Will Barrie get a university: LETTER

Recently Ontario's Liberal government announced Brampton and Milton would get new university partnerships with York University. The city of Markham was granted a university campus in 2015.

Resident looks for one-on-one: LETTER

By now, most households in northern Barrie will have received a message from Alex Nuttall, Conservative Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP, decrying the Liberal carbon tax, claiming that it is a tax on everything.

LETTER: The widening gap

As you will probably agree, the ideal society would be for every one to be on an equal footing, but every day we see an ever-widening of the gap between these elements of society.One of the most common phrases one hears to explain this situation is “it’s not our fault; if they weren’t so lazy, they would get a job and make as much as we do.”That is

Kathleen Wynne

Provincial spending misplaced: LETTER

Instead of helping low-income Ontarians with their hydro bills, the provincial government spent almost $12 million on high-priced consultants and self-congratulatory promotional ads.

LETTER: There are ways to improve

The Canadian government owns a central bank, which issues a floating non-convertible fiat currency and has maximum fiscal flexibility. The probability of default of federal debt in Canadian dollars is zero.

Time to discharge debt: LETTER

Jim Foster’s column 'Do geese talk to each other?' (Oct. 4) is absolutely delightful. I very much hope it is widely read – and chuckled over!

LETTER: Doctors' priorities

I become somewhat upset when I read of the medical profession and the discontent of the doctors regarding their salaries. It was recently stated that the "average" physician's salary is $378,000 per year. How could anyone be dissatisfied with that?

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