letter to the editor


An Open Letter to MP Eric Duncan

The Editor: Dear Eric, I was appalled to receive the mail-out from your office last week, and I imagine that many others in SDSG felt similarly. Nowhere in the priorities you listed is there any…


Railway line turned 130 years old this month

The Editor: Before too much time goes by let’s note an important milestone for Winchester, Chesterville and Kemptville and the whole region. It was 130 years ago, on Sept. 1, 1887, that the first Canadian…


Morrisburg parent ‘furious’ at school closure process

The Editor: After attending several community meetings regarding the Upper Canada District School Board’s proposed School closures, I felt compelled to write. Understandably we live in tricky financial times where difficult decisions must be made….


Almighty dollar trumps children’s education

The Editor: As a parent of a child affected by the recent decision to close rural schools as set out in the Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review, and the Board’s approval to begin…