All County, All the Time Since 2010 MAKE THIS YOUR PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HOME...PAGE!  Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

RSSAll Entries in the "Letters and Opinion" Category

Who should worry most about COVID-19?

Who should worry most about COVID-19?

I am an actuary with more than 50 years experience in the life insurance industry, including researching mortality rates in Canada. I have done some analysis of death rates from COVID-19 and make some suggestions below. [Summary] Seniors and people with some chronic medical conditions are at high risk from COVID-19, and should stay away […]

8 Wing Trenton thanks community for support during COVID-19 quarantine at base

8 Wing Trenton thanks community for support during COVID-19 quarantine at base

Letter of thanks to the community, from Col Ryan Deming, Commander 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, for the support received during the recent operation to repatriate and quarantine Canadians impacted by COVID-19 in China and Japan.   From 31 January to 28 February 2020, 8 Wing/CFB Trenton was involved in an unprecedented operation to return Canadians home […]

Support bid to establish County's wildlife areas as conservation reserves

Support bid to establish County’s wildlife areas as conservation reserves

Letter to the Editor: Dear Mayor Ferguson and Council members I wish to express my full support of the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists and SSJI representative Cheryl Anderson’s presentation to the County Council Committee of the Whole this Thursday to ask for your active participation in establishing Ostrander Point Crown Land Block and Point […]

Decision to douse fireworks disappoints

Decision to douse fireworks disappoints

Letter to the Editor RE: Recreation Committee stepping back from Canada Day fireworks display The reasons put forward by the Picton Recreation Committee for eliminating Canada Day fireworks border on the ludicrous. (It stated ‘Fireworks are beautiful and most of us enjoy them, but aside from the tremendous cost —last year’s 15-minute display was $6500– […]

Criminal to fail to act on climate emergency

Criminal to fail to act on climate emergency

Letter to the Editor: Under Canada’s civil law, the ‘Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ is designed to protect individuals from unconstitutional acts by the government. Under criminal law, the International Criminal Court prosecutes Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. There, the legal test for criminal liability is whether one knew or should have known that […]

Stand up for time-honoured Christmas traditions

Stand up for time-honoured Christmas traditions

Letter to the Editor: Scrooge is alive and well. He has proclaimed time honoured traditions like familiar seasonal decorations, colours, or greetings be discontinued in specific locations. Scrooge arrogantly puffs his chest out and smugly says to all and sundry “I am politically correct.” This paraphernalia is offensive to the minority. The majority has to […]

Cenotaph tree honours veterans at Christmas time

Cenotaph tree honours veterans at Christmas time

Letter to the Editor: The importance of having a Christmas tree at the Picton Cenotaph is manifold, but there are two very significant reasons that need to be highlighted. First, the Cenotaph Christmas tree is symbolic of the recognition of Christmas during wartime. The most poignant example is the Christmas Truce of 1914 when a […]

The Conservative party - it wasn't always like this

The Conservative party – it wasn’t always like this

Letter To the Editor: It wasn’t always like this. Conservative parties, and the Conservative ideologies behind them, used to be constructive, inspiring, progressive. Sir John A. Macdonald built this country and a railway to connect it all together. Sir Robert Borden guided Canada through WW1. Our 13th Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker, appointed the first female […]

Library board chair explains expansion costs

Library board chair explains expansion costs

Letter to the Editor Thank you, fellow residents, and visitors to Prince Edward County! You have helped us make progress with our plans for the expansion and renovation of the Picton branch of our PEC library system. You may know your library board went before council on Sept. 12 to ask for approval to start […]

Environmental group opposes Stronach plans for beef operation

Environmental group opposes Stronach plans for beef operation

Letter to the Editor: On Wednesday Sept. 4, the Stronach group, with support from former Stouffville mayor Justin Altman made a presentation to the County’s agricultural advisory committee concerning plans to raise and slaughter organic, mostly grass-fed beef in Prince Edward County. As we understand the proposal, at the start of the operation they would […]

OPP reports
lottery winners
FIRE
SCHOOL
Isaiah Tubbs Waring House
Waupoos Winery Cookes Fine Foods

HOME     LOCAL     MARKETPLACE     COMMUNITY     CONTACT US
© Copyright Prince Edward County News countylive.ca 2020 • All rights reserved.