Opinion Letters

Tourist videos promote Cobourg

Re: “Tourism is competitive” by Robert Washburn, July 12. “If tourism is going to be an economic keystone, then all parties need to know it is working, especially taxpayers.”

How old is Canada, really?

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, some readers may wonder how this can be. Port Hope was settled by refugees from the United States in 1797, when the Town Site was granted to Elias Smith and Jonathan Walton. And it was in Upper Canada. So how old is Canada, really?