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<b>LETTER:</b>  The tax cost of growth <b>(updated)</b>

LETTER: The tax cost of growth (updated)

When you hear the old slogan, “Growth will pay for growth,” don’t believe it
LETTER: Parkland Dedication Bylaw must allow City to meet needs of residents

LETTER: Parkland Dedication Bylaw must allow City to meet needs of residents

Exposure to natural spaces is necessary for human health, says reader
LETTER: Alternative meat may not be considered alternative at all

LETTER: Alternative meat may not be considered alternative at all

'The fact that they require far fewer resources to produce than raising and slaughtering animals is another big reason there's so much demand'
LETTER: People living in the woods

LETTER: People living in the woods

Guelphite Chuck Reece worries that homeless camps are expanding, encroaching on residential recreation areas, leaving a growing number of people vulnerable
LETTER: Safe injection sites save lives

LETTER: Safe injection sites save lives

Guelph's public consultation on continued use of safe injection sites has begun and concerned Guelphite, Ryan Herron, argues for saving lives
LETTER: Your loving words give us strength

LETTER: Your loving words give us strength

Beth Isaiah Synagogue appreciates notes of encouragement from city of Guelph
LETTER: 'Everything done in the name of the public should be... well, public,' reader says

LETTER: 'Everything done in the name of the public should be... well, public,' reader says

Kevin Bowman writes to us about the history of closed meeting at City Hall
LETTER: Trudeau's carbon pricing needs to be fair

LETTER: Trudeau's carbon pricing needs to be fair

The prime minister's carbon plan protects global corporate interests and ignores the impact of carbon pricing on small businesses
<b>LETTER:</b> Wellness equals community

LETTER: Wellness equals community

It may surprise some exactly what 'community' looks 2018 in as it relates to wellness success
LETTER: It's just too loud

LETTER: It's just too loud

Festival is fine, just needs the music turned down, says concerned Guelph resident