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Opinion

The Opinion section of The Journal is a platform for a diverse range of voices from Sarnia-Lambton. The views expressed here do not necessary reflect those of The Journal or its editorial team.
 

OPINION: A four-day school week is worth a try

OPINION: A four-day school week is worth a try

By Haylee Sykes Recently, a number of schools in the U.S. have made the move to a four-day-week schedule.
LETTER: Another disappointing police budget proposal

LETTER: Another disappointing police budget proposal

Dear Editor: Another disappointing police budget proposal - this time with a near-double digit percentage increase.
COLUMN: The death of the third place and how to resurrect it

COLUMN: The death of the third place and how to resurrect it

By Katie Freeman On a typical Friday evening in Sarnia back in the 60’s, most young people would gather with their friends and head to the Rose Garden Roller skating rink.
The real people behind the news

The real people behind the news

This week marks National Newspaper Week. The Sarnia Journal joins news outlets across Canada in celebrating the importance of local journalism and the ‘Champions behind the Truth.
LETTER: More resources needed to tackle addiction crisis

LETTER: More resources needed to tackle addiction crisis

Dear Editor: As disappointing as it is waiting even longer for the new Addictions Hub (likely 2025), we are missing the point.
LETTER: Northgate merchants save the day

LETTER: Northgate merchants save the day

Dear Editor: Misplacing/losing car keys, etc. can be such an inconvenience. It has happened to all of us one time or another; or it could be eye glasses, wallet, credit card holder, etc.
OP-ED: Time to support local journalism

OP-ED: Time to support local journalism

This week marks National Newspaper Week. The Sarnia Journal joins news outlets across Canada in celebrating the importance of local journalism and the 'Champions behind the Truth.
LETTER: There’s help for local brain injury survivors

LETTER: There’s help for local brain injury survivors

Dear Editor: Where can I get help for my concussion? People ask this question even after they see many doctors and physiotherapists.
LETTER: 'Let's do better to end acts of hate in Sarnia-Lambton'

LETTER: 'Let's do better to end acts of hate in Sarnia-Lambton'

Dear Editor: The level of hate in this community is palpable at times, and I have been witness to, and often hear of acts of hate upon persons of colour, Indigenous, 2SLQBTQ, homeless, mentally ill, those living with addiction, and others.
LETTER: More calls for city to scrap parking enforcement around schools

LETTER: More calls for city to scrap parking enforcement around schools

Dear Editor: In a recent Letter to the Editor the author talks about the by-law enforcement around the schools. I consider myself fortunate in that my children could walk to their public school although they still had to cross a busy roadway.