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Can’t win for losing in this debate

Editorial: Council is facing a no-win situation when it comes to a design for rebuilding a stretch of Speedvale Avenue.

Guelph Matters

Too late to close the barn door

Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: I call this photograph that I took a while ago Too Late to Close the Barn Door.

In defence of elementary school teachers

Dear Editor: In his letter “Enough is enough, teachers”(Tribune, June 18), Richard Buck likens teachers working to rule as comparable to children having a temper tantrum.

Province playing dirty

Dear Editor: A June 18 letter to the editor in the Guelph Tribune characterized elementary teachers as privileged, spoiled brats who the public may need to use necessary discipline on. The writer’s venom was based on the misconception that teachers are looking for an increase in pay.

Simplify bargaining process

Dear Editor: I think the majority of people, not working as civil servants, agree with some of Richard Buck’s ramblings in his letter “Enough is enough, teachers” (Tribune, June 18). I would like to get my two cents worth into the conversation.

Some simple arithmetic

Dear Editor: It’s too bad that Richard Buck has chosen to compare teachers’ work-to-rule action to children having a temper tantrum (Tribune letters, June18). It sound as if he thinks the conditions teachers work

Too many Triblets to honour in this space

Guelph Matters column by Chris Clark: : The number of people who have passed through the turnstiles of the Guelph Tribune over the years has been a lot.

Monument to Canada

Editorial: Downtown Guelph will soon have a major new point of interest – the bronze statue of John McCrae that will be unveiled Thursday morning next to the Guelph Civic Museum, honouring the 100th anniversary of McCrae’s writing of In Flanders Fields.

Niska at Downey: An accident waiting to happen

Dear Editor: As a frequent user of Niska Road, I have experienced the sometimes lengthy backups that can occur at the bridge during prime traffic times.

Platform political expediency?

Dear Editor: The Liberal Party governed Canada for most of the 20th century, racking up majorities as large as 60% of the seats in the House of Commons (1993).

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