Letters

Open letter from Coast Mountains School District 82 Board of Education

Open letter from Coast Mountains School District 82 Board of Education

Board commitment to ongoing collaboration to close outcome gaps with First Nations students.

  • Mar 22, 2019
Open letter from Coast Mountains School District 82 Board of Education
Broken system has priorities upside down and backwards

Broken system has priorities upside down and backwards

Writer says government’s health and welfare priorities are not where they should be.

  • Mar 15, 2019
Broken system has priorities upside down and backwards
This isn’t a war, it’s a discussion

This isn’t a war, it’s a discussion

Writer on the need to put passionate discourse in perspective.

  • Mar 15, 2019
This isn’t a war, it’s a discussion
Billboards are an anachronism

Billboards are an anachronism

Writer says there is a win-win solution to the desire for Hwy 16 advertising.

  • Mar 15, 2019
Billboards are an anachronism
Everything is inherently both good and bad

Everything is inherently both good and bad

Writer puts it bluntly: everything is inherently both good and bad, and edible pot is no different.

  • Mar 15, 2019
Everything is inherently both good and bad
(Contributed photo)

Not politics, just babies

Publisher Grant Harris on what’s important today and also tomorrow.

  • Mar 15, 2019
(Contributed photo)
Kitwanga archeology example

Kitwanga archeology example

Writer suggests an example from Kitwanga’s past be followed for any artifacts along pipeline route.

  • Mar 8, 2019
Kitwanga archeology example
We need people who can bring people together

We need people who can bring people together

Writer calls Stewart Muir’s view on protesting divisive.

  • Mar 8, 2019
We need people who can bring people together
Faith Matters matters to many

Faith Matters matters to many

Writer thanks ministers who contributed to Faith Matters column.

  • Mar 8, 2019
Faith Matters matters to many
Transparency and clarity needed in reconciliation

Transparency and clarity needed in reconciliation

Writer reminded of old adage “be careful what you ask for, you may get it.”

  • Mar 1, 2019
Transparency and clarity needed in reconciliation
Can’t stomach danger of edible cannabis

Can’t stomach danger of edible cannabis

Writer not excited for opening of Smithers cannabis store and impending edible legalization.

  • Mar 1, 2019
Can’t stomach danger of edible cannabis
Recognize when you reach the top of the hill

Recognize when you reach the top of the hill

Writer says tolerance demand has become intolerant.

  • Feb 22, 2019
Recognize when you reach the top of the hill
BV Gymnastics community contributions not valued

BV Gymnastics community contributions not valued

Writer upset at Smithers council decisions on non-profit that invested so much in Town building.

  • Feb 22, 2019
BV Gymnastics community contributions not valued
Happy to debate Mr. Cullen on these issues

Happy to debate Mr. Cullen on these issues

Stewart Muir stands by original article on pipeline protests and challenges Nathan Cullen’s response.

  • Feb 22, 2019
Happy to debate Mr. Cullen on these issues
Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Writer on ICBC “relief” for rural rates, and says lack of protection means subsidizing urban voters.

  • Feb 20, 2019
Charter protection needed for rural Canadians
Unexamined privilege has been buffeted

Unexamined privilege has been buffeted

Writer says Resource Works director upset at corporate greed opposition in time of climate change.

  • Feb 15, 2019
Unexamined privilege has been buffeted
You are not listening

You are not listening

Writer says Resource Works director is not listening to Indigenous people opposed to Coastal GasLink

  • Feb 15, 2019
You are not listening
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Decisions made by a select unelected few

Decisions made by a select unelected few

Writer got thinking after hearing Wet’suwet’en chief saying he didn’t want to sell natural gas to China

  • Feb 8, 2019
Decisions made by a select unelected few