At the moment’s letters: Divisive column on in-store buying a disappointment

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Your newspaper reaches hundreds day by day. You’ll serve us all higher by specializing in letters that supply considerate opinions which supply options and assist to convey us collectively collectively. Please don’t feed the imply and evil canine.

Gail Dawson, Kanata


I really feel assured buying at shops

I needed to look twice on the spew from L.D. Cross to understand this was an opinion letter, and never a tweet or press launch issued out of the Oval Workplace.

I’m thrilled I don’t have to fret about working into Cross at any native retailer as a result of her angle would smash my buying expertise. I really feel assured ready outdoors a retailer till I can enter safely so there aren’t too many shoppers inside at anyone time; noticing that every one prospects are sporting masks; and seeing that merchandise are sanitized after they’re tried on. I recognize that counters are wiped after every transaction.


Possibly we will open our borders simply lengthy sufficient for Mr. Cross to to migrate to Mar-a-Lago the place she would comfortably match proper in.

Nikki Cook dinner,Ottawa

Author lacks perspective


All I can say is that I’m comfortable I received’t encounter L.D. Cross out and about. In studying this piece, she definitely comes throughout as a really privileged one who is lucky sufficient to have the ability to reorganize her life to make all her purchases on-line or remotely. I think it has been some time since she final needed to make ends meet or rely on public transit.

Trashing shops and completely different ranges of presidency making an attempt to guard the well being and security of customers, our households and our neighbours is really unhappy. I assist the actions of public well being and organizations following their course. I’m glad our household and community are doing our half to scale back the unfold of this virus — and the chance that health-care staff and different important staff face every day.