Letters

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)
Letter: Melting glaciers could have broader impacts

Letter: Melting glaciers could have broader impacts

Dear Editor, This responds to Mr. Tom Fletcher’s January 3 article: “Wishful…

  • Jan 22, 2019
Letter: Melting glaciers could have broader impacts
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)
Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018
Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’
LETTER: Exclusion of Indigenous voices puts salmon restoration in Columbia River at risk

LETTER: Exclusion of Indigenous voices puts salmon restoration in Columbia River at risk

By Graeme Lee Rowlands Salmon used to swim all the way up…

  • Dec 3, 2018
LETTER: Exclusion of Indigenous voices puts salmon restoration in Columbia River at risk
LETTER: A tragic end takes a family dog over the rainbow bridge

LETTER: A tragic end takes a family dog over the rainbow bridge

Dear Editor, I like white dogs, big white dogs, the ones you…

  • Nov 27, 2018
LETTER: A tragic end takes a family dog over the rainbow bridge
LETTER: Better air response could fight fires more efficiently

LETTER: Better air response could fight fires more efficiently

Dear Editor, Western Canada long ago should have established a Fire Fighting…

  • Aug 28, 2018
LETTER: Better air response could fight fires more efficiently
Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge

Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge

It is patently obvious that B.C. is in a crisis situation relative to wildfire control

  • Aug 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge
Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018
Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)
Letter: Unfair treatment of employees results in unfair treatment of seniors

Letter: Unfair treatment of employees results in unfair treatment of seniors

To whomever this concerns, I have been a care aid at the…

  • Aug 14, 2018
Letter: Unfair treatment of employees results in unfair treatment of seniors
Portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald (U.S. Library of Congress)

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018
Portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald (U.S. Library of Congress)
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)
There are many reasons for decrease in animal populations

There are many reasons for decrease in animal populations

Dear Minister Donaldson, I was pleased to hear about, and thankful for…

  • Jul 12, 2018
There are many reasons for decrease in animal populations
Referendum advertising will cost a lot

Referendum advertising will cost a lot

Dear Editor, This fall we have the opportunity to modernize our voting…

Referendum advertising will cost a lot
Stetski gets unanimous support for private member’s bill

Stetski gets unanimous support for private member’s bill

Submitted Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski received unanimous support from the House of…

  • Jun 6, 2018
Stetski gets unanimous support for private member’s bill
Letter: Abbeyfield provides great care for seniors

Letter: Abbeyfield provides great care for seniors

Dear Editor, My mom moved to Abbeyfield from her home in Enderby…

  • May 28, 2018
Letter: Abbeyfield provides great care for seniors
Family grateful for people in Golden

Family grateful for people in Golden

The family of David Gavin, lost but now found at Kinbasket Lake,…

  • May 21, 2018
Family grateful for people in Golden
Letter: Don’t use my tax dollars to expand fossil fuels

Letter: Don’t use my tax dollars to expand fossil fuels

Dear Editor, I am a concerned citizen wondering why my tax dollars…

Letter: Don’t use my tax dollars to expand fossil fuels
Letter: Remaining socially active keeps seniors healthy

Letter: Remaining socially active keeps seniors healthy

Dear Editor, I am amazed at the number of people in Golden…

Letter: Remaining socially active keeps seniors healthy
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)