Letters

A challenge to young people

A challenge to young people

Child amputee wants young people to understand the sacifices of their ancestors

  • Nov 6, 2019
A challenge to young people
Media should call things what they are

Media should call things what they are

Letter writer takes umbrage with “politically correct” language in court reporting

  • Nov 6, 2019
Media should call things what they are
Premier John Horgan announces Indigenous rights will be recognized in B.C. with the introduction of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press photo)

DRIPA legislation supports existing practices

The Tahltan and industry have been collaborating for a century

  • Oct 30, 2019
Premier John Horgan announces Indigenous rights will be recognized in B.C. with the introduction of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press 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)
Proposed Pellet Plant by Gitxsan Development Corporation

Proposed Pellet Plant by Gitxsan Development Corporation

Concerned residents of South Hazelton pen letter to the editor

  • Oct 16, 2019
Proposed Pellet Plant by Gitxsan Development Corporation
Karen Ogen-Toews is CEO of the First Nations LNG Alliance, a collective of First Nations participating in, and supportive of, responsible LNG development in BC. She is also an elected councillor (and former chief) of the Wet’suwet’en Nation. (File photo)

LNG, Reconciliation, invitation

Did you know that, from 1927 to 1951, First Nations people in…

Karen Ogen-Toews is CEO of the First Nations LNG Alliance, a collective of First Nations participating in, and supportive of, responsible LNG development in BC. She is also an elected councillor (and former chief) of the Wet’suwet’en Nation. (File photo)
Open letter to the Chamber of Commerce

Open letter to the Chamber of Commerce

Pat Moss wants questions from the floor back at all candidates meeting

  • Sep 25, 2019
Open letter to the Chamber of Commerce
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
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
Resist pro-fossil industry message

Resist pro-fossil industry message

Letter writer sees U.S. money in Canadian environmental advocacy as conspiracy theory

  • Jun 20, 2019
Resist pro-fossil industry message

Renewables competitive with fossil fuels

Letter writer advocates going green for environment and pocketbook

  • Jun 20, 2019
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)
LETTER: Rape not an argument for unrestricted abortion

LETTER: Rape not an argument for unrestricted abortion

Letter writer argues only God has the right to end a human life

  • Jun 13, 2019
LETTER: Rape not an argument for unrestricted abortion

Dance recital delightful

A couple visiting from Armstrong write in appreciation of Creative Roots performance

  • Jun 13, 2019
Free parking appreciated

Free parking appreciated

Letter writer thanks the businesses who sponsor free parking spots at airport

  • Jun 13, 2019
Free parking appreciated
LETTER: Mining critical to Smithers

LETTER: Mining critical to Smithers

Letter from Michael Goehring, president of the Mining Association of British Columbia

  • Jun 8, 2019
LETTER: Mining critical to Smithers
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)

B.C. Building Trades, not taxpayers, financed my Red Seal training

Union representative responds to Tom Fletcher’s column

  • Jun 5, 2019
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)

Expecting moms need codified protection

Federal Conservative candidate writes victims rights should be central focus of justice system

  • May 23, 2019