Opinion

Week of November 2

Happy to be back in ‘Pleasantville’ Sir: Regarding your editorial, ‘Six Things I Love About Sarnia,’ I have a few observations to add. I moved away from Sarnia about 30 years ago and lived in the GTA for most of that time. Over those years, when I came back to Sarnia to visit relatives and… Read more »

Week of October 5

Local lane at bridge has hindered traffic, truck driver says Sir:  I would like to respond to the article “Toll booth switch helps local traffic flow at bridge.” In it, a spokesperson with the Federal Bridge Corporation, Andre Girard, is quoted saying, “So far it’s going very well.” Yet a real drone photo accompanying the… Read more »

Letters: week of Sept. 28

Sally Ann thanks the organizers of Rutherglen Close car show Sir: The Salvation Army would like to extend our gratitude to the organizers, volunteers, and participants of the Rutherglen Close Car Show on Sept. 16. Your generosity is an absolute blessing. We would like to express appreciation to Krystal Thomson, our Community and Family Services… Read more »

Language of marketplace creeping into health-care system Sir: Bluewater Health’s only hospital in Sarnia is not a retail outlet. Yet the experience of going to Patient Registration, only to be summoned by an automated call system as “customer number 713,” is jarring. Surely we aren’t taking a number at a service centre for an oil… Read more »

Letters: week of Sept. 14

The ‘Fab Five’ works together to improve city, councillor says   Sir: Lately I hear talk on the streets about the “Fab Five.” Now being a person of a certain age I recall the “Fab Four,” and those from the same era will know of whom I speak. But the “Fab Five” is the phrase… Read more »