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A teenage perspective

Dear Editor,
Many people in Canada and the United States watched Super Bowl XXXVIII and were shocked when Justin Timberlake accidentally revealed Janet Jackson’s right breast during the half time show Sunday evening.

Great message in Thunder Bay

Letter to the editor,
I recently attended a briefing session in Thunder Bay about the Living Legacy Trust’s new report on Value added forestry opportunities in Ontario, and came away impressed by the Trust’s work. It was a pleasure to see another organization advocating valued added wood products and reiterating the Woodworks! message that the Ontario Forest Industry has almost limitless opportunities to increase the innovative use of wood thereby helping the industry diversify its product mix.

Lindsay does not support Richardson

Letter to the editor,
In the January 13/04 issue of the Rainy River Record, you report that Larry R. Richardson stated that “he has garnered the support of long time NDP’er, Owen Lindsay” for his bid to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Federal Election.

Gun registry should be shot

To the editor:
 When Prime Minister Paul Martin told a Liberal audience that his government must “have the will to shut down what doesn’t work and the discipline to focus on what can,” you would think he was taking direct aim at the worst of the several billion-dollar boondoggles that took place under his nine-year watch as Finance Minister:  the federal gun registry.  You would be only partially correct.

Having surgery opened my eyes

Letter to the Editor,
Friends will come to the forefront whenever problems as to financial difficulty or health should arise. Surprisingly old friends forgotten for a lengthy period of time will surface to wish you well.

Lloyd will truly be missed

Letter to the Editor
In commemoration of Lloyd Hodges

Ontarians should have choice on smoking

Letter to the Editor,
In my opinion Ontario should make a fair decision concerning second hand smoke.

Voyageurs send kind regards

Dear Editor,
I want to thank you so much for all of your help and wonderful press when we passed through Rainy River last August.

Crime Stoppers is grateful to the media

Dear Editor:
On behalf of Mr. Bruce Martin, Chairperson and all of us at Northwestern Ontario Crime Stoppers, please accept our sincere gratitude for your continued unselfish support of our program. Knowing that it is our media partners who convey our messages each week in order that we can jointly contribute to making our communities and area safe places for everyone to live, work, and play, your contributions are highly valued by us.

Did the strike actually take place in 1919?

Dear Editor,
Your “Flashback” piece (08 December 2003) indicates that the original newspaper article “…appeared sometime in the 1930s…” However, the original article refers to involvement by “…Four members of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police of Canada…”


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