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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.
 

LETTER: Ticketing parents at school pick-up is predatory (and we can do better)

LETTER: Ticketing parents at school pick-up is predatory (and we can do better)

Dear Editor: Twice a day the streets around nearly every school in our city fill up with parents, grandparents and caretakers looking after our young ones. Anyone with children knows that balancing work and school pick-up at 3 p.m.
OPINION: It’s time to rally around abuse survivors

OPINION: It’s time to rally around abuse survivors

By Tara Jeffrey When Abby Spadafora and Melanie Hunt were making headlines as rising stars in Canadian gymnastics twenty years ago, they were celebrated by the entire community.

Restaurant Review: Culinary magic meets service struggles at Spice N Ice

My recent dining experience at Spice N Ice left me with mixed feelings and a roller coaster of flavours. This Indian restaurant had its highs and lows, making it a memorable yet somewhat inconsistent tasting journey.
LETTER: City should take parking lot decision seriously

LETTER: City should take parking lot decision seriously

Dear Editor: The proposal to declare the Victoria Street parking lot to be surplus has been out in the public domain since June 6.

LETTER: Citizens like Murray and Gwen Stephenson aren't waiting for governments to step up to the plate

Dear Editor, Re: Connecting with the marginalized; Downtown drop-in centre making a difference Another heartwarming story about the good that both Murray and Gwen Stephenson have been doing to help the marginalized people in Sarnia feel that someone
LETTER: Cancer patients like Denise Wade deserve better

LETTER: Cancer patients like Denise Wade deserve better

Dear Editor: Re: 'Fighting for her life': Local woman holding protest outside MPPs office Denise Wades’ cancer treatment will soon cost her $10,000 a month? Every year there is the Terry Fox Run, bicycle, run and walk marathons, kids in front yard’s
LETTER: Words matter when you lose a loved one

LETTER: Words matter when you lose a loved one

Dear Editor: I very recently lost my dear sweet mother who was 98-years-old. I would like to extend some words of advice if I may.
LETTER: City must take environmental and climate efforts seriously

LETTER: City must take environmental and climate efforts seriously

Dear Editor, I attended Vegfest last weekend (Aug 6), as did several hundred others. However, despite having both food and drink stands at the event there was not a single recycling bin there for the entire eight hours.

LETTER: How you can help save threatened bird populations

Dear Editor: We’ve all experienced it – a sudden, jarring thud against the window, signalling yet another bird collision. If the bird is lucky and not flying at high speeds, it might recover after a few minutes.

LETTER: 'It should not take a Deputy Fire Chief to tell the police when to activate the sirens'

Dear Editor: In a recent Sarnia Journal article, “ Brutal storm categorized as an EF0 downburst in Sarnia/Point Edward ,” it was reported that the Sarnia Emergency Planner’s position was declared redundant and that his duties would be turned over to