We want to hear from you! 
Email Letters to the Editor to:
All letters must include the author's full name, address and telephone number for verification purposes.
Only your name and the city/town where you live will be published.

Opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the letter authors and not of The Meaford Independent.


Reader Doesn't See Upside For Proposed Pumped Storage Facility


As a landowner potentially impacted by the proposed pumped storage facility (Meaford resident) and an Ontario citizen, I wanted to share my input during the public comment period.

To be clear, I do not wish to come across as a NIMBY local resident, and with an undergrad in environmental studies from the University of Guelph, I find the concept fascinating and intriguing. However, having reviewed the publicly available information, I have numerous concerns with the current proposal and TC Energy.

+ 49
+ 14

Read more ...

Open Letter From Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health to Parents, Grandparents, & Guardians of Children in Grey Bruce

Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Guardians of children in Grey Bruce,

As a father of one, I sympathize with everyone’s concerns about having children go back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic, and with every parent’s concern about ensuring their unwell child receives the test and care they need.

I want to let you know that we have been actively engaged with both Public and Catholic School Boards and the private and rural schools throughout Grey and Bruce. For the most up to date information, please visit our website or contact your school to see their plans.

+ 9
+ 0

Read more ...

TC Energy Responds to Citizen’s Comments in Letters to the Editor


Several residents submitted letters to the editor last week (Aug. 28) regarding the pumped storage project that TC Energy has proposed for development on the Meaford Tank Range. I want to thank those writers for taking the time to express their concerns and opinions regarding the project. Their input is important and continues to contribute to the project’s development. We are grateful for this.

+ 18
+ 12

Read more ...