Letters, week of Feb. 21

The “plate method” provides a visual guide to healthy eating Sir: I have seen various responses to Canada’s revised food guide. In 2017, I was devastated to be diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), as it has wreaked havoc on many of my family members. One of the easiest ways to know how much and what to… Read more »

Letters: week of Feb. 7

Rotary says thanks for the community support at annual book sale Sir: Recently the Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland completed its 15th annual Used Book Sale at Bayside Centre. We are happy to report 2,300 people attended the three-day sale and raised $28,000 for Rotary projects. Increasing literacy is one of Rotary’s mandates, and customers… Read more »

The people behind some of Sarnia’s common place names

Phil Egan We know their names, but we may not know their stories. All were celebrated citizens in their day, and by naming a park, a school or a church after them, someone thought they deserved enduring recognition. Take Germain Park, for example. The property was once the home of Lambton County’s House of Refuge,… Read more »

Letters: week of Jan. 24

Why Sarnia’s next election should return to paper ballots   Sir: I recently took the City of Sarnia’s survey on our last election, which asked us what we thought of the ‘new’ system of telephone and Internet voting. In my opinion – it worked; but it did not save the city the amount of money… Read more »