Letters

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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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Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018
Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’
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Letter to the editor: Premier John Horgan needs to declare this Fentanyl crisis a Provincial State of Emergency

“This crisis is affecting everyone, as it’s non-discriminatory in who is dying”

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Letter to the editor: Hayward family looking for answers to 2015 RCMP shooting death

“The coroners inquest will most likely be held spring of 2019 and I want to be prepared.”

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Letter to the editor: RDMW Chair fires back at Kervin’s Corner

“First Nations do not include local government at either the municipal or regional level.”

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Letter to the editor: A sweet North Island moment

An Alert Bay ferry crew member comes to the rescue of a Sointula resident.

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Letter to the editor: Former firefighter upset with treatment from Town of Port McNeill

“The time has come to pay the firefighters for their efforts.”

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