Letters

Letter to Editor. (File photo)

Locking down the entire province, not a solution

Editor: With no disrespect to Dr. Henry who means well by advising…

  • Dec 2, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

FOR WEB ONLY. (Lakes District News file photo)

Question Bill C-7, says this reader

Editor: Have you ever felt strongly convicted about something one day and…

  • Oct 21, 2020
FOR WEB ONLY. (Lakes District News file photo)
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
Canada must balance its response to COVID-19

Canada must balance its response to COVID-19

Editor: Open letter to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime…

  • Jul 15, 2020
Canada must balance its response to COVID-19
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B.C. records 834 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel
Trudeau says leading vaccine candidates are under scrutiny
Pandemic needs to be crushed before real economic recovery begins: Freeland
B.C. announces 46 deaths over three days
No minutes from meeting with MP

No minutes from meeting with MP

Editor: On June 25 I attended by videoconference Skeena – Bulkley Valley…

  • Jul 8, 2020
No minutes from meeting with MP
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Morality versus legalism

Morality versus legalism

Editor: In ancient times when Roman soldiers went into Greece, the Greeks…

  • May 6, 2020
Morality versus legalism
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

Global trade or self-sufficiency?

Letter writer Martin Holzbauer thinks COVID-19 should push us toward being more self-sufficient

  • Apr 29, 2020
Work camps need to be closed

Work camps need to be closed

Threat of COVID-19 spread is too great

Work camps need to be closed
How much do you care?

How much do you care?

Editor: I am getting annoyed with the number of companies now telling…

  • Apr 29, 2020
How much do you care?
John Rustad here to help

John Rustad here to help

Editor: I hope you are doing well, health wise and practicing good…

  • Apr 1, 2020
John Rustad here to help
We will not run out of food or essential supplies

We will not run out of food or essential supplies

Editor: Life and business in Canada is changing rapidly everyday and at…

We will not run out of food or essential supplies
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Former senior Northern Health official also wants work camps shut down

  • Mar 28, 2020
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north
If you are in a crisis we can help

If you are in a crisis we can help

Editor: I had the privilege to talk with a young man at…

  • Mar 18, 2020
If you are in a crisis we can help
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Long term financial benefits to Indigenous bands possibly exceeding $338 million cumulatively

Long term financial benefits to Indigenous bands possibly exceeding $338 million cumulatively

Editor: An open letter to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination…

  • Jan 29, 2020
Long term financial benefits to Indigenous bands possibly exceeding $338 million cumulatively