Letters

Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018
Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)
Portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald (U.S. Library of Congress)

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018
Portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald (U.S. Library of Congress)
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)

I know who I am voting for

Editor: I would like to express my dismay over your attempt to…

  • Jul 4, 2018

Are we really standing on guard for thee?

Editor: After recently singing ‘Oh Canada’ I wondered how free and on…

  • Jun 27, 2018

Epidemic of drugs, housing and job vacancies in Houston

Editor: Open letter to the Premier of British Columbia As a concerned…

  • Jun 13, 2018

The ostrich syndrome

Editor: Various environmental groups have been vocal in stating that when released…

  • Jun 13, 2018
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Celebrate the Value of Volunteering

Celebrate the Value of Volunteering

National Volunteer Week is April 15-21

  • Apr 18, 2018
Celebrate the Value of Volunteering
Letter — Trades offer great pay and bright future

Letter — Trades offer great pay and bright future

The Editor, Wanted: Skilled tradespeople. Must enjoy great wages, rewarding work, and…

  • Apr 5, 2018
Letter — Trades offer great pay and bright future
Letter — Gas hike a cash grab: Tory MP

Letter — Gas hike a cash grab: Tory MP

Dear Editor, All across this province, soaring gas prices have British Columbians…

  • Apr 5, 2018
Letter — Gas hike a cash grab: Tory MP
Letter — Who pays for journalism? One way or another ― you

Letter — Who pays for journalism? One way or another ― you

“I don’t need farmers; I get my food from the grocery store.”…

  • Apr 4, 2018
Letter — Who pays for journalism? One way or another ― you

Amazed at the lack of professionalism

Editor: This letter should be of particular interest to every senior or…

  • Apr 4, 2018
Equality, Indigenous equality

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26, 2018
Equality, Indigenous equality
Premier Horgan, ministers and MLA’s - are you listening?

Premier Horgan, ministers and MLA’s – are you listening?

Editor: Re:Tom Fletcher column - B.C. Hydro rate freeze refused The Minister…

  • Mar 21, 2018
Premier Horgan, ministers and MLA’s - are you listening?
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)
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)
First Nations and LNG development

First Nations and LNG development

Editor: The days when First Nations take a back seat on how…

  • Jan 24, 2018
First Nations and LNG development