Letters

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LETTER: Miles put on the car causes North Island driver to reflect

“Up here in Port McNeill we are so blessed with nature’s tranquillity all around us”

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Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
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LETTER: A big thank you to the Port Hardy Rod & Gun Club

Trap shoots are “one of the many traditions that make this small community special”

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Reducing our environmental impact

“A very high tax on carbon (I heard someone suggest $250/ton) would definitely cause heads to turn”

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LETTER: Loggers are standing guard at the entrances of the most vital access roads to their place of work

“Where was and is our NDP (which I voted for all my life as a Canadian) to intervene?”

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LETTER: Routley letter misses key points on WFP/loggers strike

“Accept the wage offer and comprise on the other outstanding issues”

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LETTER: USW/WFP Strike, who is the Grinch?

“Many forest workers face serious risks and dangerous hard work every day”

  • Dec 17, 2019
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LETTER: Forestry will always be here and survive

“These huge Canadian forests and wherever they are in North America will be there”

  • Dec 15, 2019
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Bill Routley

WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas

It makes me really sad that you don’t understand the labour relations side of the business.

  • Dec 10, 2019
Bill Routley
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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)