ONTARIO-L ArchivesArchiver > ONTARIO > 2001-03 > 0984066779
From: "Stanley A. Wickman" <>
Subject: Re: [Ont] Treatment by Listowners
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2001 10:52:59 -0500
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> The only comment I have is how come this list is becoming a forum for what
> Muriel does???? What she does is important.
Among whom, where else, and how should the search for individuals who
might have an interest in the genealogical details of the census be
Should it not be expected that those being deprived of their rights
attend to the matter?
Muriel is obviously active on behalf of all the listers concerned with
their Canadian roots. Her reports are not about Muriel. They are about
the constituency for which she labors. Why rebuff our servant? Why not
reinforce the common good by demonstrating to the lawmakers that there
is a large, influential voting population that has a specific need?
Is not information about our forebears of the essence of these lists?
Why should access to the census be curtailed after 1901?
My e-mail program has a delete function that works at the flick of my
finger. There is so much of importance to me that transpires in the
lists that I can't bring myself to throw the baby out with the bath
water. There are so many messages that are of no import to me that much
of my list work involves deletion. Although there is a touch of
arthritis in my flicking finger, that has not deprived me of my
Making a favorable impression on politicians requires a large
congregation of people who agree on an idea. Gordon and Muriel must
disseminate news so that all can be informed voters.