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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.
 

GUEST COLUMN: How a rock and a little paint can unite a community

GUEST COLUMN: How a rock and a little paint can unite a community

Nadine Wark By Nadine Wark The name Rocky brings a few memories to mind, such as someone’s nickname or the name of a dog.
LETTER: Do your part to maintain your property

LETTER: Do your part to maintain your property

Dear Editor: As a frequent walker, I find it disturbing that homeowners do not prune their trees on their property and the boulevards. I am being hit in the face by the low limbs and in some cases the low branches hang into the street.
LETTER: Time to act now on homelessness

LETTER: Time to act now on homelessness

Dear Editor: I fully support the Rotarians' spokesperson Mr. Kooy's motion to develop affordable housing in the near vacant parking lot on Victoria St. Despite some reasonable objections from Coun.
LETTER: Bridge closure causes headache

LETTER: Bridge closure causes headache

Dear Sir/Madam: Bridges, like most other structures, need regular thorough inspection and maintenance. Our Blue Water Bridge is no exception. We are lucky, that our bridge is composed of two independent units.
Journal readers: We want to hear from you!

Journal readers: We want to hear from you!

Have something to say? The Journal welcomes Letters to the Editor, as well as Guest Columnists. We encourage a diverse range of voices and views from our community. The Journal reserves the right to edit for clarity, brevity and libel.
GUEST COLUMN: Cell phones…a blessing or curse?

GUEST COLUMN: Cell phones…a blessing or curse?

By Nadine Wark In today’s busy world, some will say “we have come a long way with communication” while others will say “bring back the good old days.

GUEST COLUMN: The girl my father fell in love with

By Bob Boulton Bob Boulton From the outside, my mother’s and father’s romance did not resemble, to any degree, the movies Casablanca or Titanic or The Little Mermaid. Their love story didn’t rise up triumphant from beneath the sea.
LETTER: "A debt free city is not progressive"

LETTER: "A debt free city is not progressive"

Dear Editor: I totally agree with Nathan Colquhoun’s comments in The Journal on May 24, 2023 (Tired of the mayor’s call for a ‘debt-free’ city). A debt free city is not progressive. Like a business, you have to spend money to make money.

GUEST COLUMN: Hazel & The Sarnia tornado

By Bob Boulton Bob Boulton I met her once. Hazel McCallion. Mayor of Mississauga for 36 years. Hurricane Hazel. We met years after the October 1954 hurricane catastrophe that ripped through the Toronto area.
LETTER: ETFO members report violence is on the rise in Ontario’s public elementary schools

LETTER: ETFO members report violence is on the rise in Ontario’s public elementary schools

Dear Editor: Violence is a pervasive problem in Ontario’s public elementary schools.