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LETTER: IT worker says many school employees rely on second jobs

LETTER: IT worker says many school employees rely on second jobs

'I have friends and colleagues who can’t afford their rent, have moved back in with their parents, or rely on loans and food banks to get by,' says CUPE official amid contract negotiations with province
POEM: Reader pens 'Empowering the Grave' to foster healing

POEM: Reader pens 'Empowering the Grave' to foster healing

Barrie man puts pen to paper to mark National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

LETTER: Education workers' union telling 'half-truths'

'I do understand that $40K annually is not a king’s ransom, but then again how many folks in the private sector would jump at the opportunity to earn this level of income,' asks letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Should PFDs be compulsory on our waterways?

LETTER: Should PFDs be compulsory on our waterways?

Making PFD use compulsory in boats would be 'seen as massive government intrusion and overreach' and 'ineffective, unnecessary and unacceptable,' says letter writer
LETTER: International students not getting 'college experience'

LETTER: International students not getting 'college experience'

'If students wanted an online education, they could have stayed home and saved a lot of money for their accommodations and other living expenses,' says letter writer
LETTER: Ex-lifeguard tired of 'cavalier attitude' on the water

LETTER: Ex-lifeguard tired of 'cavalier attitude' on the water

'If you are in a boat, on a jet-ski or on the dock, wear a life-jacket or stay away,' says reader
<b>LETTER:</b> Some thoughts to consider ahead of the election

LETTER: Some thoughts to consider ahead of the election

The 2022 municipal election is coming up next month
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Piecemeal' approach to homelessness not enough

LETTER: 'Piecemeal' approach to homelessness not enough

'When people find housing and know where they are going to sleep and know they won’t be kicked out ... they can then start to think through things,' reader says
LETTER: Friday Harbour a private development, not public venture

LETTER: Friday Harbour a private development, not public venture

'Ms. Maxwell's intentions are honourable. However, she chose to live within a condominium environment, and, I am certain, she was well aware of the costs involved,' reader says
LETTER: Mayoral candidate should leave thong at home

LETTER: Mayoral candidate should leave thong at home

'Seems to me Mr. Hachey may be misdirected and might be running for the wrong job in the wrong forum,' says letter writer