Opinion

Letters: week of May 2

Candidates should be vetted Sir: I read how five member of council recently wanted to delay the lifting of sanctions against Mayor Mike Bradley until they had heard from a lawyer, because they were afraid of being sued somehow. I was really disgusted by that. They knew the public wanted the sanctions lifted, but they… Read more »

Letters: week of April 18

Come on, people. It’s a paper bag. Fight your way out of it   Sir: We’ve been watching for the barrage of expected complaints regarding the mandatory use of paper bags for leaf pick-up starting July 1. It amazes us how quickly some residents are compelled to defend their lack of imagination. They should try… Read more »

Letters: week of April 11

A heartfelt, if belated, thank you Sir: My family wishes to congratulate the Purdy Family on the 120th anniversary of Purdy Fishery, and to add a personal thank you for rescuing our nine-year-old mother, Lillian Wheatley Francis, from Lake Huron in 1913. Although the four Wheatley children, ages 7, 9, 11 & 13, were forbidden… Read more »

Letters: week of April 4

IC Robert Swayze’s final report to council was unprofessional Sir: I thought it unprofessional that in his last report to Sarnia council former integrity commissioner Robert Swayze called on his successor, Paul Watson, to do his best to make sure council “works respectfully and co-operatively” with city staff. Mr. Swayze is free to feel and… Read more »