letters to the editor

Letter: Calling Out The Prime Minister on Train Issue In Algoma

To the Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada: It has become exhausting facing the mounting challenges on our family owned remote tourist business after...

Buying local is always a win-win

People may buy local foods for a variety of reasons but most do it because they know that eating locally means eating well. This...
Carol Hughes, MP

Climate change update shows how steep the challenge is

The floods gripping parts of eastern Canada just two years after record high-water events hit many of the same locations makes it more difficult...
Carol Hughes, MP

Loblaws carbon fund announcement was an avoidable disaster

The announcement that Loblaws secured $12 million from the government’s Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF) to convert refrigeration systems was met with public derision...
Carol Hughes, MP

International Women’s Day meant to challenge assumptions

Every year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day which has its roots in the suffragette movement at the turn of the 20th...
Lake Superior Winter

Thoughts about the truckers

myAlgoma.ca received the following submission from a viewer who decided to put their thoughts into a poem this past Saturday: Heading into the lion's den,...
Carol Hughes, MP

Infrastructure spending has to address the needs of Canadians first

The government started 2019 with a charm offensive from the Infrastructure Minister in an attempt to change the narrative that federal outcomes have not...

Letter to the Editor. CN Rail Failing as Community Partner

As today’s politicians move lock-step to appease big business, it’s worth remembering not all benefits must slide toward corporations. CN Rail is a company...

Canada’s dairy sector vital to food sovereignty and consumers, says national union leader

OTTAWA - If ultra-conservative politicians and pundits had their way, we’d all be cheesed off at Canada’s supply management system says union leader Paul...

Sears pensioners’ court battles could have been avoided: Carol Hughes MP

We often hear how important it is for Canadians to prepare themselves for retirement.   That advice is definitely solid, but there have been instances...