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The Western Star
LETTER: Government should not make or carry out its own decisions
Letter: Muskrat Falls' renewable nature could be the mega-project's silver lining
Letter: The people have just begun to speak
Letter: Autism Society NL seeking increased government funding
LETTER: Asking the right work question
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In support of a name change
Much of Western Brook Pond’s enjoyment may now be a distant memory
Dear Editor: I read with interest the letter of the changes at Western Brook Pond and, in particular, the loss of the scenic path to make way for a wide road. My family and I had already booked our boat trip so were a little concerned upon seeing ...
Letter: Western Brook Pond will never be the same
Having personally experienced the wonder of the Iconic Western Brook Trail and Fjord in 2015, 2016 and 2017; I am stunned by its massacre in 2018. The wound left in this world-renowned UNESCO site is environmentally irresponsible and ...
Letter: Nalcor failing to consult with Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq
The Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Band is an Indigenous group, with recognized and protected rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act, who collectively hold Aboriginal Title over Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula. Transmission lines ...
LETTER: Baseball players shut out of tournament
This letter is in response to the article published in the Western Star, August 3rd, regarding the suspensions of four, 20-year-old junior baseball players. The article entitled “Fouled Out” recounts only one side of the ...
LETTER: We say no to hook and release salmon angling in Newfoundland
The large majority of Newfoundlanders do not embrace hook and release fishing as a conservation method for Atlantic salmon. When rivers were closed to retention angling in 2017 and now again in 2018, the rivers were all but deserted. In this ...
LETTER: A great day
Dear Editor: On the 21st of June, Aboriginal Day I finally got my dream fulfilled. I raised the Mikmaq flag at Town Hall here in Stephenville. With a declaration signed that our flag will fly on a permanent basis out of respect to our Indigenous ...
LETTER: And again … what’s up in Newfoundland?
I had commented recently about the implausible statement by the president of N.L. Hydro that power rates are going to double, but if the people of the province take remedial action to reduce their consumption, that could make the situation even ...
LETTER: What is in a name?
Dear Editor: Some time ago, Gary Kean, a reporter at the Western Star, wrote an article regarding the origin of the name “Corner Brook” and asked if any person had information regarding the origin of the name. Also, the Bay of Islands ...
LETTER: Marijuana shouldn't be legal
May I give the public a few reasons why marijuana shouldn’t be legal. I suppose it’s too late to halt now thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. I was reading about a 15-year-old girl who was already hooked on marijuana, telling her ...
LETTER: Clarifying some misinformation about N.L.’s auto insurance industry
I was happy to see conversation on the Newfoundland and Labrador auto insurance system in Blair Rogers’ letter on The Northern Pen’s website. However, I think there is merit in clarifying some of the points made. The letter reads that ...