Letters

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Letter to the editor: Marine Harvest does need a Manager of Indigenous Partnerships

Taking Marine Harvest to court and applying for an injunction is not the answer.

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Equality, Indigenous equality

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26, 2018
Equality, Indigenous equality
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Letter to the editor: Responding to Kervin’s Corner

“With a bit of luck, it won’t be too late to save our wild, indigenous Pacific salmon”

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Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)

LETTERS: Two views of oil pipeline protests

U.S. and other petroleum-rich countries aren’t cutting production

Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)
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Letter to the editor: Port Hardy councillor responds to Kervin’s Corner

‘Our Council will always choose to work with and support anyone who wants to see a better community’

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Letter to the editor: May I suggest the “ROOM IS LOST”

‘The accounts of the meeting I have read suggests a very hostile attitude towards WFP.’

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Letter to the editor: loved one perishes due to fentanyl overdose

Letter to the editor: loved one perishes due to fentanyl overdose

‘There was one line on the table and one line missing. It only took one line!’

Letter to the editor: loved one perishes due to fentanyl overdose
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23, 2018
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6, 2018
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)
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Letter to the editor: The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s ultimate vision is a world without dementia

Though Awareness Month is now over, you can still visit ilivewithdementia.ca.

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Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18, 2018
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12, 2018
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)
Letter to the editor: Line painting not being done

Letter to the editor: Line painting not being done

The yellow road lines have been recently painted however the white shoulder lines are being ignored.

Letter to the editor: Line painting not being done
Letter to the Editor: Port McNeill Harbour eviction

Letter to the Editor: Port McNeill Harbour eviction

Are we really looking for ways to make it harder for people to come to the North Island?

Letter to the Editor: Port McNeill Harbour eviction
Kervin’s Corner: Fibre Optic is now Community-wide in all but one zone, Telus says

Kervin’s Corner: Fibre Optic is now Community-wide in all but one zone, Telus says

“We should have first rate internet services, especially if we’re paying first rate prices.”

Kervin’s Corner: Fibre Optic is now Community-wide in all but one zone, Telus says
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)

LETTER: Proportional representation makes votes count

Fair Vote Canada representative responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Dec 12, 2017
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: I’m voting ‘yes’ to electoral reform

Tom Fletcher defends corporate-backed B.C. Liberals

  • Dec 7, 2017
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)
Letter to the Editor: Kervin’s Corner misses the real issue

Letter to the Editor: Kervin’s Corner misses the real issue

“This struggle is not just about First Nations, although their heritage is central.”

Letter to the Editor: Kervin’s Corner misses the real issue
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

LETTER: Jumbo Valley is part of Ktunaxa territorial claim

Ktunaxa Nation Council responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Nov 21, 2017
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)
Re: Fish Farm Issues

Re: Fish Farm Issues

“No clams left, beaches are dead.”

Re: Fish Farm Issues