Letters to the Editor: Dec. 29

Letters to the Editor Dec 29

Are giants extinct?

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Are giants extinct?

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, along with his braveness, drive and legendary sense of humour, has gone to a well-deserved relaxation.


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However, go searching. The place is our subsequent Tutu? Our subsequent Nelson Mandela or Martin Luther King? Our subsequent Malala Yousafzai or Lester Particular person?

The view to the horizon is bleak. Have giants stopped strolling the Earth?

Robert Kent, Ingersoll

Fund native causes

Concerning the article Council to send $100K to fight Quebec law (Dec. 23).

Why would council give $100,000 of our tax cash to combat Invoice 21 when there are initiatives right here in London that want each cent accessible?

Councillors discover it straightforward to spend different folks’s cash.

Graham Foster, London

Strive the roads

Though a noble gesture, my London property tax {dollars} shouldn’t be going to combat legal guidelines in Quebec. The place is Canada’s prime minister?

London has homeless folks, closed companies, line- ups on the meals financial institution.


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I would love the mayor and each metropolis councillor to drive Oxford Road from Adelaide Road to Highbury Avenue and again.

Please, rethink this approval.

Shawn Web page, London

Past mandate

Little question many people take into account Invoice 21 a violation of rights, however allocating our tax {dollars} to that is past council’s mandate. Probably there isn’t a finish to dangerous legal guidelines, to be challenged.

Let the folks of Quebec take this to the Supreme Court docket, however don’t squander London’s tax {dollars} this manner.

Jake Leyenaar, London

Large producers

After the U.S., Russia, and Saudi Arabia, Canada is the fourth largest producer, and third largest exporter, of crude oil on Earth.

The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan are producing about 4.25A million barrels of oil a day.


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This, despite these information:

  • We hardly even try.
  • We successfully have just one international buyer.
  • The federal authorities, and the “particular” province of Quebec are working towards us at each alternative.
  • Oil, petrochemicals and pure fuel exports present, by far, the biggest constructive steadiness of commerce for the Canadian financial system.

Mike Priaro, Calgary

Ford gradual learner

When Premier Doug Ford bought his COVID-19 vaccine booster just lately, I’m wondering: Did he need to line up within the chilly for hours, solely to be instructed the clinic had run out of vaccines, and he ought to strive once more tomorrow? Did he attempt to e book on-line, solely to seek out no availability?

The booster rollout has been a circus.

We’re 4 waves into this pandemic, and Ford retains demonstrating he’s incapable of studying from it.

Laurie Kay, London

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