Opinion

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 »

Letters: week of March 28

City Hall proposal for residents to clear public sidewalks absurd Sir: I would like to thank reporter Troy Shantz for keeping me informed about the city’s antics in his Feb. 28 article, “City Hall pondering bylaw that would make sidewalk shovelling mandatory.” So, the city wants ME to clear snow from THEIR sidewalks! I am opposed to the… Read more »

Letters: week of Mar. 21

Offering a brief comment on a long complaint Sir: Regarding the March 14 story, “Code of conduct complaint cites mayor, councillors.” The key word for the complainant, Matt Mitro, is “ex-councillor.” ‘Nuff said! Steve Anderson Sarnia     Recognizing an exceptional couple and all they do for community Sir: Amid the recent elegance and eloquence of… Read more »

OPINION: When hockey talk was rife with misogyny, homophobia

Troy Shantz When former Sting forward Daniel Carcillo went public last fall with revelations of hockey ‘hazing’ that took place while a rookie in Sarnia, the impact was felt here and abroad. In the weeks that followed, several teammates confirmed the gruesome allegations, and added a few of their own. How could this happen? Where… Read more »

Letters: week of Mar. 14

Looking forward to a city council that works in harmony Sir: Having watched the last council meeting, I must remark on how refreshing it was to witness Coun. Brian White state that he, along with the others, was prepared to lift the sanctions placed upon the mayor by the previous council, and saying, that since… Read more »