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LETTER: Ford's effort to gut LCBO will do nothing to help consumers

LETTER: Ford's effort to gut LCBO will do nothing to help consumers

Alcohol is responsible for thousands of deaths each year, but people will consume alcohol and controlling it is the only meaningful way to limit harm, writes Jeff Broadbent
OPINION: Shared community values have played role in effort to save YMCA

OPINION: Shared community values have played role in effort to save YMCA

Grassroots organizers thank those who have come together
OPINION: YMCA not just a gym, but a critical childcare resource

OPINION: YMCA not just a gym, but a critical childcare resource

Busy medical specialists Dr. John Tuinema (Algoma Public Health's acting Medical Officer of Health ) and Dr. Emily Cook, write that the Sault YMCA's potential closure would be very difficult not only for them but could hamper further physician recruitment efforts
OPINION: If we come together, our YMCA can survive and thrive

OPINION: If we come together, our YMCA can survive and thrive

As the July 15 deadline for new members looms, former board member Robert Cohen makes the case that the Sault YMCA is too valuable a community asset to be allowed to slip away
LETTER: My life as a family doctor in Sault Ste. Marie

LETTER: My life as a family doctor in Sault Ste. Marie

'My job is emotionally and physically exhausting. And yet, it is totally worth it,' writes Dr. Adrianna Schamp, a physician at the Group Health Centre
LETTER: Ontario must do more to fix doctor shortage 'crisis'

LETTER: Ontario must do more to fix doctor shortage 'crisis'

Exhausted, overburdened doctors are 'persevering in order to serve their patients in an atmosphere that is often unappreciative and sometimes downright hostile'
LETTER: Mayor's criticism of Ford government 'right on'

LETTER: Mayor's criticism of Ford government 'right on'

'The Ford government is more concerned about its image in contacting the press expeditiously instead of responding to the legitimate concern of Mayor Shoemaker'
OPEN LETTER: YMCA must be honest about what went wrong

OPEN LETTER: YMCA must be honest about what went wrong

In open letter to Sault YMCA boards of directors, newly formed advocacy group says impending closure will be 'deeply catastrophic to the fabric of our community'
LETTER: Sault doctors call on politicians to help save YMCA

LETTER: Sault doctors call on politicians to help save YMCA

'In a community where access to health care is a challenge and where we see increasingly problematic addiction issues, this is a devastating blow'
LETTER: Don’t wait for drug consumption site — we can save lives now

LETTER: Don’t wait for drug consumption site — we can save lives now

'A drop-in centre provides an excellent first step, allows individuals to replenish their energy, and fills the current gap between the streets and healthy living'