Letters to the Editor Policies
All newspapers encourage letters to the editor and intend to print the opinions of their readers with as few restrictions as possible. The Fort Frances Times is no exception.
Rules governing letters to the editor in the Fort Frances Times are:
- All letters must be signed, and the name of the write will be printed with all letters published.
- The writer must submit his/her letter in person and satisfactory identify themselves, or submit a telephone number to be used to verify that the letter was actually written by the person whose name is included on it, delaying publication if necessary to make the verification.
- Letter will not be accepted from people outside the local coverage area unless the letters are written on a topic of primarily local interest.
- If a letter attacks another individual or group, the Times will allow a response in the same edition.
- Letters should not exceed 300 words and may be edited for length and content.
A cannabis store on the Couchiching First Nation reserve would be within a short distance from the new Seven Generations Education Institute costing millions of dollars for the education of youth.
It has been proven that children under 25 can be intellectually damaged by this drug.
As a doctor in Thunder Bay Regional's emergency department, I see first hand how governments can fail some of us. In my current job, I certainly help people, but I feel that I can do even more to make lives better all-round.
That's why I think my background makes me a good candidate for Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River.
Dear Mr. Editor,
First of all, I would like to make certain that it is understood that my letter is not requesting any changes to the Animal Control Bylaw. My letter is simply requesting accountability and that said bylaw be fully enforced.
Everyone should feel comfortable and at ease when walking down any sidewalk in the Town of Fort Frances.
As president of the Rainy River Trappers Council, I have been involved in a project to provide pine marten nesting boxes across our district over the past nine years.
Compromise is a necessary tool to be used wisely in many aspects of our lives.
In marriage between a husband and wife, to be successful, there must be willing compromises practiced by both parties.
Also in the workplace, with siblings, with friends, with relatives and families, compromised can be good.
Since I know the facts I would be remiss if I did not express some gratitude towards former mayors Roy Avis, Dan Onichuk and Glenn Witherspoon and their councils for having provided the foresight and directions that were instrumental in achieving recent Superior Court of Ontario decisions regarding Agency No. 1 land.
Having just seen the very informative Fort Frances Times article (July 3/19, School Board Passes Budget) about local education funding cuts, I need to plainly state something that is increasingly evident—MPP Greg Rickford isn't being straight with the facts.
I'm writing this letter in response to our town getting a new OPP detachment as a concerned citizen, but also as an employee (correctional officer) at the Fort Frances Jail.
However. before I go any further, let me say I am extremely please the OPP are getting this new detachment; it's needed and well-deserved.
Recently there has been a spate of negative publicity for the Ford Government over their severe cuts to Ontario Library Services and other necessary public services.
Individual librarians and libraries across the province have protested these cuts publicly.
I read with interest your article, “Conservative Candidate talks Federal Election,” by Sam Odrowski in the May 29. 2019 edition of the Fort Frances Times.
I felt the need to respond to the suggestion by the Conservative candidate, Linda Rydholm that the Harper/Scheer government was on the correct financial path.