Letters To The Editor – NOW Magazine https://nowtoronto.com/news/letters-to-the-editor/index.rss Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:29:03 +0000 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:29:03 +0000 en-US NOW news Province plays catch-up on vaccine rollout Plus, Doug Ford’s pandemic sop to realtors, why corporate cannabis can’t compete and pranked by another Trudeau conspiracy in reader mail this week

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NOW news Shining a positive light on Scarborough Plus, cops give anti-maskers a pass, more bike lanes on Yonge (maybe) and leveling the playing field in real estate in reader mail this week

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NOW news Health Canada leaves medical marijuana patients holding the bag Plus, working through our COVID obsessions, straight men having gay sex and Doug Ford’s excuses for climate inaction in reader mail

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NOW news Encampment activists send wrong message on hotel shelters Plus, rising COVID stigma, Zack Snyder’s Justice League fail and why politicians are afraid to rein in the real estate market in reader mail this week

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NOW news Time to reward tenants who pay their rent Plus, a real estate reality check, why the Big Lebowski is a “classic” for men only and saying goodbye to Kim’s Convenience in reader mail this week

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NOW news Heating, cleaning and bug problems familiar to Starlight tenants Plus, Adamson Barbecue’s anti-lockdown double-standard, Canada’s Achilles Heel on human rights and sympathy for Britney Spears in reader mail this week

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NOW news Let this man build shelters for the homeless Plus, the case for a basic income, why there’s no engaging China on human rights and COVID is exhausting teachers in reader mail this week

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NOW Staff Lifting lockdown now would be a big mistake Plus, making Doug Ford out to be the bad guy, booze in 7-Eleven and how Netflix can save Canadian television in reader mail this week

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NOW news Political posturing marks Keystone XL cancellation Plus, smoke and mirrors on Toronto pot shops, the Tragically Hip versus Mill Street and more confusing COVID travel restrictions in reader mail

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NOW news School reopening plan ignores death toll Plus, Golden Globes get stupider, Bell Let’s Talk’s offensive Michael BublĂ© promo and Keystone pipeline dreams in reader mail this week

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NOW news Let’s not forget Jordan Peterson’s role in firing up Canada’s far-right Plus, the real losers in Trickster saga, Jamal Francique police shooting death and Toronto’s newest beach has no water in letters to the editor

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NOW news Joe Biden inauguration: Planet breathes a sigh of relief Plus, the problem with Derek Sloan, why Doug Ford’s COVID dance is bad for business and what the world needs now is more compassion in reader mail this week

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NOW news Doug Ford’s wishy-washy lockdown Plus, the ruthless face of COVID-19, Erin O’Toole’s paranoid conservatism and women in comedy is no joke in reader mail this week

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NOW news Mike Harris storm poses election problem for Doug Ford Plus, too-optimistic COVID-19 vaccine projections, The Minimalists’ simple message and council like sheep on police budget cuts in reader mail this week

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NOW news Michelle Latimer’s biggest wrong Plus, coming out stories, Doug Ford’s pandemic bullying and James Corden’s gay act in reader mail this week

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NOW news Does Not-Amazon really make shopping local easier? Plus, Liberals’ post-pandemic economic plans, oh-so-hip movie critics and a little piece of Weston history in reader mail this week

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NOW news Privatization put an end to Canada’s vaccine industry Plus, filling the gaps in COVID data, Funny Boy bias and a better choice for the province’s vaccine task force in reader mail this week

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NOW news Adamson Barbecue: right-wing lunacy or publicity stunt? Plus, breathing Hellfire missiles on COVID-19, why Doug Ford and John Tory don’t care about affordable housing and Toronto’s skating rules in reader mail

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NOW news Canada’s film sector excludes stories of persons with disabilities Plus, major retailers not playing by COVID rules, Toronto police’s new policy on strip searches and missing the Mod Club in reader mail this week

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NOW Staff Kids play fast and loose with COVID rules Plus, why restaurants should stay open, Deepa Mehta’s not-so-Funny Boy and most Canadians would agree on an assault rifle ban in reader mail

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NOW news Toronto’s affordable housing myth Plus, a long road back for the U.S. after Trump, police unions defending bad cops and Star Trek: Discovery disappoints in reader mail this week

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NOW Staff Gun control advocates making a huge mistake going after gun owners Plus, Doug Ford devalues the meaning of higher education and “Liberal dirty tricks” in Letters To The Editor this week

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NOW news Ethical dilemmas face frontline workers Plus, Chomsky with Trump on Russia “hoax,” T.O.’s rollercoaster rental market and human rights take a backseat to COVID crisis in reader mail this week

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NOW Staff Closing restaurants is an arbitrary decision Plus, a tale from a COVID food run and a response to The Breakfast Club cancellation in this week’s reader mail

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NOW news Real estate market trades in greed during the COVID crisis Plus, bursting Toronto’s social bubbles, John Tory watching and Sarah Cooper’s Trumpian triumph in reader mail this week

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NOW news Throne Speech’s promise of pharmacare rings hollow Plus, blinking out on online learning, universal basic income revisited and Sarah Cooper for Trump haters in reader mail this week

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NOW news Jobs versus universal basic income Plus, stuck in the COVID lockdown loop, Michelle Latimer awakening and the case against carbon pricing in Letters To The Editor this week

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NOW news The future of Toronto: NOW readers weigh in on lessons from the pandemic We asked readers to tell us the most important issues the pandemic has highlighted and what needs to change. Here are their responses.

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NOW news Ford government’s sloppy school restart Plus, no tipping rule feels like a scam and Glen Stewart Ravine a local wonderland in reader mail this week

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NOW Staff NOW readers sound off on Doug Ford’s proposed rent freeze Plus: The Conservative Party’s survival will depend on its ability to become relevant to a changing demographic

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