Letters

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
(Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

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

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: 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’
LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors

LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors

‘The majority of our seniors are just getting by, and need help’

  • May 8, 2020
LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors
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)
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Abbotsford soccer youth in action on Saturday
Abbotsford woman records unusual object in the sky
Abbotsford motocross athlete wins race
Pedestrian struck in Abbotsford
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
LETTER: Make parking free for health care workers during pandemic

LETTER: Make parking free for health care workers during pandemic

Province urged to ease financial burden and stress by giving workers free parking during crisis

LETTER: Make parking free for health care workers during pandemic
Rail for the Valley Chilliwack is calling for a low-cost regional passenger rail system.

LETTER: Mayor Braun’s $8 billion transit plan will take too long to complete

‘We deserve better than having to sit in traffic for decades waiting for alternative transit to be built’

  • Feb 28, 2020
Rail for the Valley Chilliwack is calling for a low-cost regional passenger rail system.
An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)

LETTER: Treacherous Hemlock Valley Rd. negligence could someday be fatal

Government silence is equal to outrageous indifference, writes Aaron Nielsen

An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)
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)
LETTER: Mayor Braun’s money request for rapid transit is not well thought out

LETTER: Mayor Braun’s money request for rapid transit is not well thought out

Rail for the Valley spokesperson believes diesel or hydrogen powered regional trains is the answer

LETTER: Mayor Braun’s money request for rapid transit is not well thought out
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTER: Covered site or an unused building to serve food, water and other items needed for homeless

LETTER: Covered site or an unused building to serve food, water and other items needed for homeless

Suitable Abbotsford site gives individuals hope and allows them to receive help with dignity

  • Dec 13, 2019
LETTER: Covered site or an unused building to serve food, water and other items needed for homeless
Letter writer Ian Syme reminds local drivers to be more cautious during the holiday season. (Pixaby photo)

LETTER: Nightmare experience navigating Abbotsford’s roads

One-hour drive around town revealed just how bad some drivers behave

  • Dec 9, 2019
Letter writer Ian Syme reminds local drivers to be more cautious during the holiday season. (Pixaby photo)
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)
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
LETTER: Conquer Cancer rider moved by hand-written message of thanks

LETTER: Conquer Cancer rider moved by hand-written message of thanks

‘Never underestimate the value of cheering someone on’

LETTER: Conquer Cancer rider moved by hand-written message of thanks