Letters

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)
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Ferry is essential to the Southside

Ferry is essential to the Southside

Editor: As a Southsider for over 40 years, I’ve come to appreciate…

  • Oct 2, 2019
Ferry is essential to the Southside
The cost of a doctor for each Canadian

The cost of a doctor for each Canadian

Editor: A family doctor for all Canadians is an insightful promise in…

  • Oct 2, 2019
The cost of a doctor for each Canadian
Burns Lake has flower power

Burns Lake has flower power

Editor: I want to compliment all of the hard-working individuals in the…

  • Sep 25, 2019
Burns Lake has flower power
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced
Kudos to village’s floral work

Kudos to village’s floral work

Editor: I commend the village for the wonderful flowers that can be…

  • Sep 18, 2019
Kudos to village’s floral work
Exercise caution with cannabis

Exercise caution with cannabis

Editor: Cannabis can be used for medicinal purposes but it can also…

  • Sep 11, 2019
Exercise caution with cannabis
Appreciate the flowery beauty of Burns Lake

Appreciate the flowery beauty of Burns Lake

Editor: I went for a walk around Burns Lake one evening this…

  • Sep 11, 2019
Appreciate the flowery beauty of Burns Lake
Veterans might be eligible for special medals

Veterans might be eligible for special medals

Editor: I would like to inform your readers about two very special…

  • Aug 22, 2019
Veterans might be eligible for special medals
Scrap the carbon tax

Scrap the carbon tax

Editor: It’s time for the people of British Columbia to start putting…

  • Aug 14, 2019
Scrap the carbon tax
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
Reckless kids ruin camping pad

Reckless kids ruin camping pad

Editor: On July 27, 2019 at around 6 p.m. a large, red…

  • Aug 7, 2019
Reckless kids ruin camping pad
Roaring mufflers disturb the peace

Roaring mufflers disturb the peace

Editor: Who are they? They roar up Center Street past the hospital,…

  • Jul 24, 2019
Roaring mufflers disturb the peace
Fireguard rehabilitation a big, ongoing task

Fireguard rehabilitation a big, ongoing task

Editor: The article “Fire aftermath at Skatchola site”, published on July 10,…

  • Jul 17, 2019
Fireguard rehabilitation a big, ongoing task
Re-zoning bid misses the mark

Re-zoning bid misses the mark

Editor: The mayor and council have put forth a re-zoning amendment located…

  • Jul 17, 2019
Re-zoning bid misses the mark
Rethink the proposed rezoning

Rethink the proposed rezoning

Editor: We are writing in regards to the proposed rezoning of 253…

  • Jul 17, 2019
Rethink the proposed rezoning
Not all farmers need pesticides

Not all farmers need pesticides

Editor: In response to the letter from Pierre Petelle of Croplife Canada…

  • Jul 10, 2019
Not all farmers need pesticides
Farmers need pesticides to grow food

Farmers need pesticides to grow food

Editor: In response to your story “Wise use of pesticides poses low…

  • Jul 3, 2019
Farmers need pesticides to grow food