Archive for the ‘Letters / Columns / Coverage’ Category

Expressing your opinions by writing letters to the editor…

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

“Every police force needs to have a strong, vigorously enforced and permanent program, designed to weed out the bullies, the psychopaths and the sadists, who are naturally attracted to police work in the same way that pedophiles are attracted to school yards and youth groups.” (1).


Basing a verdict purely on happenstance – the Forcillo case

Monday, January 25th, 2016

“Whether it was the first or the second volley that killed Yatim, or if either volley would have killed him, what possible difference could there be to the degree of Forcillo’s guilt in the sense of what he did?”


Bill 52 – the “Protection of Public Participation Act”

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Bill 52 is more properly described as “An Act to amend the Courts of Justice Act, the Libel and Slander Act and the Statutory Powers Procedure Act in order to protect expression on matters of public interest.” It amends the existing “Courts of Justice” Act by: “…adding the following sections: “Prevention of Proceedings that Limit Freedom of Expression on Matters of Public Interest (Gag Proceedings).”


“Union disclosure” bill provides great opportunity

Monday, July 27th, 2015

“…a tool now exists which will permit union members to determine exactly how much of their compulsory dues payment is spent on partisan political activities. This means that in future, it will be possible for concerned members to demonstrate precisely why an organized opposition must be formed.” – Toronto Sun letters, July 19th.


Will Ottawa be forced to stop Ontario’s fiscal lunacy?

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

“In my opinion, the Liberals are piloting Ontario right onto the rocks, and the potential damage to Canada as a whole will require stern federal corrective action sooner or later.”


Ontario Jewish camp refuses to allow “non-Jewish” boy to attend

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

“I am in total agreement with the notion that people who are not Jewish should not be allowed to attend specifically Jewish events.” The following letter was sent to the Toronto Sun on March 18th, and in view of the subject matter, I doubt it will be printed at this late date…


Caucasian persuasion…

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Re “City staff ‘insulted’ by survey” (Joe Warmington, Jan 22): I spent 25 years with Metro Toronto and the City of Toronto, including six years as a steward and 14 years on the Local 79 executive board. There is absolutely nothing new about the city’s “human rights” practitioners using the employees as guinea pigs on which to practice social engineering concepts, and over the years, the number of “minority” groupings has greatly expanded to meet the need…


The stupidities of socialism…

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Socialism is Blind

Re “Higher taxes answer to closing wealth gap: Broadbent Institute” (David Akin, Dec 16): Once again, the socialists are too blinded by altruism and ideology to see the damage that can be caused by their flawed thinking. Taxing the rich and giving to the poor will destroy the incentive to work hard and create wealth, thus reducing the amount of wealth available for distribution…


Ontario Premier wants to dictate questions in court

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Wynne’s a lawyer now?

Re “Clothes, sexual history off limits in sex assault cases, Wynne says” (Antonella Artuso, Dec. 4): I agree that serious efforts should be made to encourage women who have been sexually assaulted to come forward, but on what legal grounds can a provincial premier presume to place limits on the options available to lawyers who are defending clients charged under the federal criminal code?


Organize and resist political exploitation of union dues!

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

“Business unionism means that your union looks after business through bargaining and workplace representation, and anyone who wants to save the world or turn it into a socialist paradise can do so on their own time at their own expense.”