Letters

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Response to Western Forest Products CEO Don Demens

“Western is an evil empire whose aim is to bust the union”

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LETTER: WFP clears the air regarding ‘concessions’

“The article cites ‘concessions’ that the company put on the bargaining table. This is not accurate”

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Campbell River mayor’s fish farm support on the wrong side of history

Campbell River mayor’s fish farm support on the wrong side of history

Filed for publication with the Mirror Re: Campbell River Mirror newspaper article…

  • Nov 21, 2019
Campbell River mayor’s fish farm support on the wrong side of history
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LETTER: Woss helps out in time of need

“I just wanted to acknowledge the wonderful people we met in Woss”

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LETTER: Remembrance Day

“special thank you to John Tidbury and his crew who every year are ready to support us”

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LETTER: Gazette columnist Bill McQuarrie’s biggest gaff

“The more important part of the story is that we should avoid mocking Albertans in such manner”

  • Nov 10, 2019
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SUBMITTED PHOTO                                This dog has been travelling between the hospital and Mayors Way for months and possibly longer.

LETTER: Does anyone know whose dog this is?

Let’s help give this dog a merry Christmas out of the rain. Thank you to all leads.

SUBMITTED PHOTO                                This dog has been travelling between the hospital and Mayors Way for months and possibly longer.
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LETTER: It’s imperative for the strike to end soon

“If not it could very well be spring before people are back to work and harvesting begins again”

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Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced
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LETTER: Port Alice’s ‘new’ fire truck

“We would say a big THANK YOU to the wonderful town of Ladysmith!”

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Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
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LETTER: Nothing could be further from the truth

“me” Wilhelm, being “deeply angry” against which I had actually no objection.

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LETTER: The constant growth of the Harvest thrift store and food bank

“we now serve the complete Northern end of Vancouver Island – everyone North of Woss!”

  • Jul 19, 2019
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LETTER: A deep anger overcomes me against a humanity gone stupid

“I wish to make a point and hope to make people pause and think”

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LETTER: Let this election be the beginning of a new era in Canadian politics

“Fear and doubt will destroy us. Hope and collaboration can save us.”

  • Jul 1, 2019
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LETTER: Housing crisis in Port Hardy needs to be taken seriously

“We have lost a good many citizens down island because there was nothing to rent here”

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Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)