Letters

Grizzly bear trophy hunting ban needs to be lifted

Grizzly bear trophy hunting ban needs to be lifted

Editor: The grizzly bear trophy hunting ban needs to be lifted, and…

  • Jan 24, 2018
Grizzly bear trophy hunting ban needs to be lifted
Tax act in Canada needs to be changed

Tax act in Canada needs to be changed

Editor: I am a retired woman living in a small town. Like…

  • Jan 24, 2018
Tax act in Canada needs to be changed
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)
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)
Congrats to Houston mayor and council

Congrats to Houston mayor and council

Editor: Congratulations mayor and council for holding out amongst all the flack…

  • Dec 8, 2017
Congrats to Houston mayor and council
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)
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)
Decriminalizing personal possession of clean drugs

Decriminalizing personal possession of clean drugs

The question is not when our government will decriminalize personal possession and…

  • Nov 6, 2017
Decriminalizing personal possession of clean drugs
Indigenous protesters occupy Marine Harvest salmon farm at Swanson Island, east of Port Hardy, August 2017. (Facebook)

LETTER: First Nations defending their waters

Response to Tom Fletcher from salmon farm occupiers

  • Nov 6, 2017
Indigenous protesters occupy Marine Harvest salmon farm at Swanson Island, east of Port Hardy, August 2017. (Facebook)
Letter: Time for Canada to move away from production and transport of fossil fuels
Letter: Time for Canada to move away from production and transport of fossil fuels

Liabilities of a rapacious industry

Although climate change is a reality, our reliance on it to shrug off certain environmental changes is often overdone.

  • Oct 19, 2017
Fire at Eutsuk Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park consumes forest interspersed with beetle-killed pine trees, 2014. (Laura Blackwell/Lakes District News)

LETTER: Scientific consensus favours human-caused warming

Sierra Club B.C. campaigner responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Oct 5, 2017
Fire at Eutsuk Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park consumes forest interspersed with beetle-killed pine trees, 2014. (Laura Blackwell/Lakes District News)
Killing bears, one way or another

Killing bears, one way or another

Editor: Re: Tom Fletcher’s column titled ‘The NDP’s grizzly trophy hunt ban…

  • Sep 6, 2017
Killing bears, one way or another
Grizzly bears need to be managed

Grizzly bears need to be managed

Editor: Re: Tom Fletcher’s column titled ‘The NDP’s grizzly trophy hunt ban…

  • Sep 6, 2017
Grizzly bears need to be managed
Former faller says wildfire response mismanaged

Former faller says wildfire response mismanaged

The initial firefighters should be loggers and first responders living in the same area as the fire

  • Sep 2, 2017
Former faller says wildfire response mismanaged
Speed limits are raised to 120 km/h on Highway 97C and other divided highways in remote areas, July 2014. (Black Press files)

Speed and weed aren’t helping ICBC

Readers call for electronic enforcement, car insurance competition

  • Aug 31, 2017
Speed limits are raised to 120 km/h on Highway 97C and other divided highways in remote areas, July 2014. (Black Press files)
Grizzly bear triplets with their mother. (B.C. Ministry of Forests)

Killing bears, one way or another

B.C. hunters speak out about grizzly hunt, wildlife management

  • Aug 23, 2017
Grizzly bear triplets with their mother. (B.C. Ministry of Forests)
For those involved in the Houston Loggers Sport

For those involved in the Houston Loggers Sport

Editor: The people who organized the Houston Loggers Sport in support of…

  • Aug 16, 2017
For those involved in the Houston Loggers Sport
We live in an amazing community

We live in an amazing community

Editor: We live in an amazing community. While the countryside is gorgeous…

  • Jul 19, 2017
We live in an amazing community