Letters to the editor

I walked over a sleepy river along a leafy bridge and arrived at the resting place of two vintage Howitzer canons that mark the entry into the veterans section of Pine Hills Cemetery. Buried there are hundreds of Canadians who wore the cloth of this great nation and in one way or another sacrificed themselves, […]

On climate change, leaders need questioning

I read the article in the Beach Metro News on the climate change town hall (“Climate town hall well attended”, September 20, 2016) as I did not attend the meeting. The fact that you are dealing with an uninformed and suburban-inclined mentality in the Beaches, there is no reason for the moderator to refrain from […]

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 6, 2016

Thanks to all involved in ‘uplifting’ Olympic parade There are times when you feel blessed by having the opportunity to be present at a special event; the Ward 32 Olympic Parade was one of those events. There have been bigger parades, more expensive parades, but seldom a more emotional, motivational or uplifting parade than the […]

Renovation not necessary at Kew Gardens

Dear Sir: It is with great sadness that I walk by my formerly lovely Kew Gardens Park and its beautiful flower beds.   Replacing the flowers are cement blocks, extremely ugly, and serving no purpose whatsoever. Perhaps people will stop and talk/text on their smartphones if there are benches provided. I see no other reason people […]

Boardwalk lease needs a second look

RE: CARTER’S Landing franchise subleased at former Boardwalk Café: First, a Tim Hortons franchise has opened in the former Boardwalk Café building this year. Now Tuggs Inc. has sublet their lease in the same building to Carter’s Landing, a restaurant chain owned by Cara Operations which owns over 1,000. Tuggs owner George Foulidis was given […]

In Memoriam – Margery Plummer, 1916 – 2016

Margery E. A. Plummer (nee Fidler) slipped away quietly, with a smile in her eyes, at the home of her eldest daughter, Lynn Trebell (Bruce), after a rich life, enthusiastically lived, one filled with love, laughter and music. Little Margery was a positive, nurturing, selfless, pure clear light, always looking for the best in everyone. […]