Opinion

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 »

Week of January 14

Reader saddened to see another woodlot targetted Sir: While curiously reading the Nov. 26 article entitled “Point Spread,” I was disappointed and saddened to see yet another stand of trees is falling victim to development. The Venetian Boulevard woodlot is home to the Butler’s garter snake – an endangered species in Ontario – and many… Read more »

OPINION: Thanks, but addiction funding did not go far enough

For me, the letdown was like ordering a bestselling book and getting just the first chapter in the mail. A good start, but nothing close to what I wanted. Local mental health workers probably felt the same after the Ontario government announced last week Sarnia is getting a temporary, 12-bed residential facility for residents to… Read more »

Letters: week of Dec. 24

Carrier’s kind act will help widower get through Christmas Sir: On Oct. 17 I lost my wife to COPD after a long battle. We loved to sit together on our front porch and watch people going by, and one of the things we enjoyed was a grandfather and his granddaughter delivering the Sarnia Journal. They… Read more »