Letters

LETTER: Very little hope

The current backslapping by politicians regarding the widening of Fraser Highway …

  • Nov 16, 2017

LETTER: We could learn a thing or two

Canadians waste about as much food as we eat …

  • Nov 16, 2017
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)
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

LETTER: Tennis courts at a premium

Tennis is not a dying sport nor a fad

  • Aug 31, 2017

LETTER: Taxes versus home prices

Media coverage regarding the cost of housing overshadows a much higher cost …

  • 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)

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)

LETTER: Litterers are scumbags

Garbage on the side of the roads is absolutely disgusting

  • Aug 24, 2017
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)
LETTER: Minimum wage may not be a comfortable living wage, but it is a start

LETTER: Minimum wage may not be a comfortable living wage, but it is a start

I have been listening with interest to comments and concerns regarding increase to minimum wage.

  • Aug 19, 2017
LETTER: Minimum wage may not be a comfortable living wage, but it is a start
LETTER: Bring back photo radar

LETTER: Bring back photo radar

I saw the positive effects of this in Edmonton, when the new ring freeway was completed

  • Aug 18, 2017
LETTER: Bring back photo radar

LETTER: Ag land lost, future jobs lost

City of Abbotsford is proposing to change agricultural land into industrial land …

  • Jul 27, 2017

LETTER: Delivering our own garbage

No fun taking recyclables to four different locations

  • Jul 27, 2017

LETTER: Don’t expect government to act reasonably

Nothing happens in a vacuum, proven once more by the intersection of two front-page stories

  • May 26, 2017

LETTER: Paying their kindness forward

Kind act in restaurant made our day

  • May 26, 2017

LETTER: Editorial point not supported by facts

May 12 editorial makes a point not supported by the facts

  • May 25, 2017
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