Challenges and successes for new Canadians
Focus on opening doors drives immigration aid groups
Immigration Program "a model that could be extended to … the country"
'If this region is going to survive and prosper, immigration is ...
McNEISH: 'We are now a global community'
Younger doctors exhausted by new practice demands
Fighting to find a family doctor: ‘The whole process is undignified.’
What we learned, what you said about doctor shortage in Atlantic Canada
Challenges, solutions to Atlantic Canada's doctor shortage
Family doctor shortage a threat to health care
The Western Star
LETTER: Ask the hard questions and above all vote
LETTER: Insulted by Service Canada employee’s outburst
LETTER: Doctor shortage a national problem
LETTER: Man battling depression, anxiety encourages others to seek help
LETTER: Economic recovery promising for Marystown
LETTER: Can Marine Atlantic save Muskrat Falls?
Letter to the editor: With thanks from Sibley-White Family
Dear editor, My name is Maryanne Sibley and on Dec. 14, 2018, myself and my family were struck with immense tragedy. At around 6 pm. that evening, our home caught fire and burned completely to the ground taking all of our possessions, pictures ...
Letter to the editor: Clearing the air on White Hills
Dear Editor: Re: Packet Article Jan. 14, 2019 We are writing to respond to recent media coverage of White Hills Resort, specifically: • “White Hills ski resort only profitable in two of past 10 years”; The Packet, Jan. 14, ...
OPINION: Our historic and ambitious infrastructure plan for Canadians
Our historic and ambitious infrastructure plan for canadians When your federal government was elected in 2015, one of our key promises was to make up for Canada's infrastructure deficit, which was mainly due to a lack of investment by the ...
LETTER: My community is at a standstill
With reference to an article "Crime and Time" by Tara Bradbury in the Jan. 21 issue of The Western Star. There are references made to the Highways Traffic Act, the Wildfire Act etc., the offences and some of the penalties ...
Elizabeth Penashue: Development damaging Innu way of life
My name is Elizabeth Penashue. I am still concerned about Muskrat Falls. I do not think that it is just me that is concerned. A lot of the elders in my community are concerned. Everything on the ground that is growing, animals that are living on ...
LETTER: Fire departments should be commended, not shunned
Dear editor: This is in response to the recently published article, "Alcohol and Fire Departments Don't Mix" by Nicholas Mercer. As an eight-year resident of Pasadena, I am extremely disappointed that The Western Star would publish ...
LETTER: Employing professional jurors is an idea
Dear Editor, In 1995, after the shockingly wrongful verdict in the O.J. Simpson murder trial was brought down, there was a supposedly fairly intelligent man interviewed on television who seemed rather horrified at the idea of questioning the ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to Gerry Byrne
The Western Star online editor Nicholas Mercer’s Jan. 24 column “Stoking the fire using dated viewpoints” triggered a light bulb inside my head. The piece noted that MHA Gerry Byrne had used Twitter to show a two-year-old video ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Questioning the council
I would like to comment on the newsletter that was sent to all homeowners from the Town of Stephenville Crossing dated Jan. 20. Council brought down the 2019 Budget at the regular meeting of council held on Dec. 12, 2018 with expenditures in the ...
LETTER: Setting a precedent with Marine Atlantic’s cost recovery
Dear editor, In 1977, Ottawa appointed a Royal Commission, chaired by Memorial University Professor Dr. Arthur Sullivan, to examine issues within Newfoundland's transportation system and make suggestions on solutions for future ...