Letters

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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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Letter to the editor: Island Health should NOT cut health care hours in Port Alice

“We have lost enough in this town and we shouldn’t have to have hours cut back”

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Letter to the editor: Port Alice Mayor Kevin Cameron fires back at Island Health over health care cuts

“It would seem that both Port Alice and Alert Bay are under attack by Island Health.”

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B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)
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Letter to the editor: Guns and safety

“The debate about regulating gun ownership goes on and on”

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