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<b>LETTER:</b> 'Appalled' by decision to demolish Shortreed farmhouse

LETTER: 'Appalled' by decision to demolish Shortreed farmhouse

'Either the city’s senior heritage planner was not asked for his advice on a heritage issue, or someone decided that council would not benefit from the advice of the Senior Heritage Planner,' reader says
<b>LETTER:</b> Delta polling station was 'understaffed and unprepared' on election night

LETTER: Delta polling station was 'understaffed and unprepared' on election night

David Josephy was not pleased with the fact students needing to vote at the Delta Hotel had to wait so long
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader 'disappointed' by state of Riverside Park

LETTER: Reader 'disappointed' by state of Riverside Park

Reader says once-beautiful park is now covered in bird poop
<b>LETTER:</b> In search of family of the late Dr. H. O. Howitt of Guelph

LETTER: In search of family of the late Dr. H. O. Howitt of Guelph

Concerns a matter of local history
<b>LETTER:</b> Former GGH patient thankful for nurse's care

LETTER: Former GGH patient thankful for nurse's care

'For as long as you can, I hope you stay,' reader says, sympathizing with nurses throughout COVID
<b>LETTER:</b> The toys must be hiding

LETTER: The toys must be hiding

Letter writer Marian Barltrop is upset at the disappearance of children's toys in the playground at Exhibition Park
<b>LETTER:</b> We must protect our water

LETTER: We must protect our water

'Water should be a public right and not for profit,' writes Anne Munroe
<b>LETTER:</b> 'We came to Canada to live in hope, not fear'

LETTER: 'We came to Canada to live in hope, not fear'

'How can people still have so much insolence that they kill an entire family merely because of their faith?' reader questions
<b>LETTER:</b> Twelve part-time councillors and a full-time mayor will decide

LETTER: Twelve part-time councillors and a full-time mayor will decide

Reader says Reformatory Lands should stay a people place
<b>LETTER:</b> Why I need YOU to get vaccinated

LETTER: Why I need YOU to get vaccinated

'I, and all immuno-compromised people of Guelph and around the world, need YOU to get vaccinated'