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<b>LETTER:</b> Protection plan for Lake Simcoe isn't working

LETTER: Protection plan for Lake Simcoe isn't working

'The public and advocacy groups like Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition deserve to have honest scientific accountability to guide policy,' resident says
<b>LETTER:</b> Province playing 'Russian roulette' with reopening plan

LETTER: Province playing 'Russian roulette' with reopening plan

'There are countries facing a third COVID wave and we don't have to join them with additional misery,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Return to class important, but must be done properly

LETTER: Return to class important, but must be done properly

The province needs to consider important factors as students in the area prepare to return to the classroom
<b>LETTER:</b> Seniors deserve better

LETTER: Seniors deserve better

One reader outlines the potential need to make sure seniors are getting the best when it comes to long-term care homes
<b>LETTER:</b> Jobs, infrastructure, a plan forward

LETTER: Jobs, infrastructure, a plan forward

'2021 must be the year for governments at all levels to work together and implement an ambitious plan to boost our economy,' reader says
LETTER: Handling of outbreaks in long-term facilities 'deplorable' and 'heartbreaking'

LETTER: Handling of outbreaks in long-term facilities 'deplorable' and 'heartbreaking'

Reader writes in expressing her frustrations over the handling of long-term care facilities throughout the pandemic
<b>LETTER:</b>  Province's response to modelling numbers was 'spectacularly underwhelming'

LETTER: Province's response to modelling numbers was 'spectacularly underwhelming'

If all options are on the table, then the premier should follow expert advice and introduce paid sick days in Ontario, letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Mammoth task' of vaccinations requires patience

LETTER: 'Mammoth task' of vaccinations requires patience

We need a reality check, should go about our business, safely, and re-visit the situation at the end of January, says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Local mom upset over school board's mask policy

LETTER: Local mom upset over school board's mask policy

Cases are now more than 30 times higher than when mask guidelines were suggested, says letter writer, urging board to make masks mandatory for kids
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

LETTER: 'Gyms are not the cesspools you make them out to be'

'Gyms are a critical component, a foundation block, that supports and nurtures the health of people,' says letter writer in open letter to Premier Doug Ford