Letters

Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)

B.C. Building Trades, not taxpayers, financed my Red Seal training

Union representative responds to Tom Fletcher’s column

  • Jun 5, 2019
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)
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LETTER: Importance of community newspapers

“That is where we need the watchdogs, what goes on in the country and the world”

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LETTER: Good hearted samaritans do exist

A lost wallet at a farmer’s market was returned to its rightful owner.

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Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019
Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Gas Prices – Fair or Outrageous in the Tri-Port

“Is the transportation excuse based in fact or fiction?”

  • May 16, 2019
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LETTER: the capitalistic system and society

“We only can attempt to help to make our new country Canada a good place for all”

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LETTER: Port Alice Health Centre Changes

“What a difficult situation they have placed our ambulance personnel in!”

  • May 3, 2019
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B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties
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LETTER: Fishing shutdown

“There is NO science or data to support a full closure of all fishing in our area, none.”

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LETTER: Homelessness in Port Hardy

“Let’s have that discussion on homelessness in Port Hardy.”

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Letter to the editor: Let’s discuss homelessness in Port Hardy

“The system of free supply and demand has failed miserably”

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Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)
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Letter to editor: No accountability

“Freedom from accountability” is not a standard for society.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tier 3 Bantam Championships

“The packed arena and electricity within was fantastic.”

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LETTER: More dialogue than ever between salmon farming companies and Indigenous groups

LETTER: More dialogue than ever between salmon farming companies and Indigenous groups

“It is important to recognize the work that has been put in to date”

LETTER: More dialogue than ever between salmon farming companies and Indigenous groups
LETTER: Is BC Hydro’s Step Two rate discriminatory?

LETTER: Is BC Hydro’s Step Two rate discriminatory?

“This charge is strictly a penalty and has nothing to do with the cost of energy.”

LETTER: Is BC Hydro’s Step Two rate discriminatory?
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
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LETTER: Port Alice Councillor is ‘sickened’ by health care cuts to the village

“We can’t stand by and accept such entrenched duplicity!”

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