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Xinyi Canada Glass prez pens open letter to residents of Guelph/Eramosa

Xinyi Canada Glass prez pens open letter to residents of Guelph/Eramosa

Xinyi Canada Glass president Tommy Wong said the proposed site is ideal for the building of a proposed $450-million plant
LETTER: A socially irresponsible waste of a valuable resource

LETTER: A socially irresponsible waste of a valuable resource

Reader concerned that the aquifer serving the City of Guelph and Guelph Township would be emptied of 1.6 million litres of water daily if development goes ahead
LETTER: Save, don't Pave. Expand the Greenbelt into Wellington County

LETTER: Save, don't Pave. Expand the Greenbelt into Wellington County

Reader suggests we need more SmartGrowth and less urban sprawl to protect farmlands, wetlands and natural areas
LETTER: The Xinyi plant proposal

LETTER: The Xinyi plant proposal

Xinyi plant it is not yet a 'done deal'. Reader says there are things you should know
Mayor Guthrie should apologize

Mayor Guthrie should apologize

A Guelph resident concerned about the mayor's conduct in council, says he should apologize to councillors for criticizing their votes on an issue
LETTER: Earth Week tree destruction

LETTER: Earth Week tree destruction

'Young families depend on the shade from the trees as a place for their strollers and to sit with their young ones'
LETTER: Industrial development on steroids (Xinyi Glass)

LETTER: Industrial development on steroids (Xinyi Glass)

Ed and Dianne Kennedy write, wondering if the Xinyi Glass factory proposed for the Township of Guelph-Eramosa would benefit local residents enough to compensate for the damage it would do
<b>Letter:</b> Traffic behaviour is getting worse each year

Letter: Traffic behaviour is getting worse each year

'The traffic department of the police force is chronically underfunded in this city for the growth it is experiencing'
<b>Letter:</b> Secretariat for mental health and addictions needed

Letter: Secretariat for mental health and addictions needed

'Governmental meetings on mental health are not enough'
<b>Letter:</b> We must increase youth voter turnout

Letter: We must increase youth voter turnout

'We live in a democracy and to see so many of our youth not interested in the political process is deeply concerning'