Letters

Trustees must resign

The Editor: In my opinion, not one person who voted for closure is fit to serve. You people are putting money and/or profits ahead of the needs of our children. OUR FUTURE. Your short sightedness…


Thanks for closing my high school

The Editor: Hi, I’m a grade 10 student at Rothwell Osnabruck school. I would like to say thank you [to Upper Canada District School Board trustees] for helping shut down my school. I will now…




Board must reverse R-O High School closure decision

Current occupancy rate is 79%, not 35% The Editor:  Thursday night’s decision to close the Secondary section of Rothwell-Osnabruck School (grades 7-12) in Ingleside is wrong! It’s that simple. The UCDSB mission is “We prepare…


Winchester Lions are looking for your help!

The Editor: The Winchester Lions Club has proudly served our community since April 3rd, 1968. The club’s first fundraising event was a March for Crippled Children held on April 27, 1968 where an amazing $8,000 was…





Not surprised at Trudeau’s about-face on electoral reform

The Editor: I am disappointed but not entirely surprised by Justin Trudeau’s abandonment of his oft-repeated promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under our outdated, unfair voting system. Our present first-past-the-post voting…


Tree-cutting: It falls to mayors and deputy mayors

The Editor: The Ontario Ministry of Environment has advised me that although they do not have a direct role in regulating the clearing of private property for the purposes of agriculture, the province does delegate…