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Read letters to the editor submitted by GuelphToday readers. 

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<b>LETTER:</b> Bill 175 is ill-thought-out, devoid of public consultation

LETTER: Bill 175 is ill-thought-out, devoid of public consultation

With a majority government, Bill 175 – 'Connecting People to Home and Community Care' could soon become law in Ontario and one GuelphToday reader is dismayed by that, comparing it to a fox looking after chickens
<b>LETTER:</b> Labour Council wants feds to assist municipalities with funding for vital services

LETTER: Labour Council wants feds to assist municipalities with funding for vital services

'Municipalities need the assistance of the federal government in order to be able to continue providing these critical services and to avoid job loss in our communities,' says Guelph and District Labour Council president
LETTER: 'You cannot talk to a person'

LETTER: 'You cannot talk to a person'

Gordon Truscott writes that he is frustrated trying to contact a real person at his MP's office
LETTER: Tax increases unjustified and exorbitant, say readers

LETTER: Tax increases unjustified and exorbitant, say readers

Two Guelph residents feel like they are being taxed out of their home despite the fact that city services have been closed or put on hold since March
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader hopes more 'active transportation' boosts local business

LETTER: Reader hopes more 'active transportation' boosts local business

'Imagine our streets being more livable, equitable and stress free to all users especially pedestrians and cyclists,' he says
LETTER: Developer disagrees with depiction of its condos as 'high end'

LETTER: Developer disagrees with depiction of its condos as 'high end'

In this letter to the editor, the company looking to eventually build just south of Guelph says its condos are 'affordable housing' for middle income households
LETTER: Let's remember the less fortunate during the pandemic

LETTER: Let's remember the less fortunate during the pandemic

The pandemic hasn't halted the opioid crisis, writes Kate Nixon
LETTER: Let's support the new location for the Clair-Maltby community park

LETTER: Let's support the new location for the Clair-Maltby community park

Letter writer Susan Watson hopes council ratifies the chosen location of a future south end park when it meets Monday night
LETTER: City councillor says past five budget surpluses have helped Guelph respond to COVID-19

LETTER: City councillor says past five budget surpluses have helped Guelph respond to COVID-19

Guelph’s core city services are strong, funded, and will continue to be there during this crisis, writes Ward 1 councillor Dan Gibson
LETTER: Dog grooming essential to canine health

LETTER: Dog grooming essential to canine health

Nails, fur need regular trimming to avoid life-threatening, painful conditions says groomer in letter to the editor