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Letters: Eugenie Bouchard and exaggeration over 'Twirlgate'

Re: “Enough is enough” (Opinion, Jan. 28) 

It was ridiculous to see how in her moment of victory, an announcer saw fit to ask a star athlete like Eugenie Bouchard to “twirl” as if she was not the fierce competitor we know her to be. 405 more words

Social Issues

Letters: Disappointed in court's ruling on sign language

Re: “Court quashes challenge to province’s sign law” (Montreal Gazette, Jan. 29)

It’s not likely there will ever be agreement on the test or the experts to determine whether French is “still” vulnerable in Quebec. 803 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Fighting care cuts

I am a family physician with a busy practice in Amherstburg, where I have worked for the last 20 years.

Recently, the Ontario Medical Association rejected the contract offer from the government. 291 more words


An Epistolary Discovery

One of the books I bought from the wonderful Mumbai book market was a book of short stories from Nobel prize winners, compiled in 1959. The book was great – there were some wonderful pieces from some authors that I had never heard of and am keen to pursue – but that’s not what I want to write about. 160 more words


1865 January 29: From South Carolina — "We expect to start on a campaign soon, perhaps to morrow; we have not got any orders yet but preparations are being made for something"

Pocotaligo, South Carolina, was the closest depot to Port Royal Island and was a sought-after target for Union troops to disrupt railroad service.  It fell to Union General… 736 more words


A little letter for you.

Over the past few weeks, I have been so absolutely blessed with the most amazing of opportunities. I have come across a streak of luck where my wanderlust is running free and my appetite for adventure is being fed. 451 more words