Opinion

OPINION: Another compendium of curious stuff from Sarnia’s past

Randy Evans BUSY GUY – After graduating from the University of Toronto with a degree in architecture, Chester Charles Woods (1890-1970) returned to his native Sarnia to ply his profession. By the time he was done, Woods had designed 12 Ontario hospitals, 10 movie houses (including one in Sarnia), London Road Public School (1920), Johnston… Read more »

Week of April 8

Why does Sarnia have a noise bylaw if it’s not enforced? Sir: I read with interest the article in the March 25 edition regarding business owners defying the lockdown order. To me, the interesting point was the fact that Sarnia actually had two bylaw enforcement officers supported by four uniformed Sarnia Police officers swiftly move… Read more »

Week of March 25

Plastic just isn’t my bag Sir: In response to Peter Smith’s Feb. 25 letter, “Plastic surgery needed,” I fully concur that the general public needs a major awareness check in regards to our plastic-polluted environment. I admit to months of retraining my own shopping habits. Now, if I forget my reusable bags, I opt for… Read more »

OPINION: Canatara crosswalk is an accident waiting to happen 

Brian Clarke  As spring approaches and we exchange our parkas for sandals and shorts, it’s a good time to examine the safety at one of Sarnia-Lambton’s busiest crosswalks. The multiuse trail that runs through Canatara Park and crosses Alfred Street in Point Edward near the Sandy Lane apartments is used 365 days a year, a favorite of walkers, joggers, cyclists… Read more »

Week of February 25

MP Gladu clarifies position on conversion therapy bill Sir: There has been a lot of misinformation circulating regarding the conversion therapy bill, Bill C-6. Let me be clear: I am strongly opposed to conversion therapy, as is every single person who has contacted my office. That is not the problem with this Bill. The issue… Read more »