Letters

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
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)
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)
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Sponsorships available for Veterans Voices of Canada

Executive director says 2017 Remembrance Day will include 15 sites across the country

  • Jul 5, 2017
Sponsorships available for Veterans Voices of Canada
A crude oil tanker leaves Westridge Terminal in Burnaby through Second Narrows

LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

  • Oct 25, 2016
A crude oil tanker leaves Westridge Terminal in Burnaby through Second Narrows
In a frame from protesters' video

LETTER: U.S. foundations protecting salmon

Representative of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation says it doesn't support efforts to stop oil and gas development

  • Jul 28, 2016
In a frame from protesters' video
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson tours trades training facilities at Okanagan College

LETTER: Where are jobs for apprentices?

Pre-apprentice graduates are having trouble finding work after training in B.C. schools, grandparent says

  • May 30, 2016
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson tours trades training facilities at Okanagan College
NDP leader John Horgan at his legislature office Dec. 10

John Horgan on trade, carbon tax and his energy plan

A year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan as he looks ahead to facing Premier Christy Clark in the 2017 election

  • Dec 22, 2015
NDP leader John Horgan at his legislature office Dec. 10
Premier Christy Clark chats with Global Affairs Minister Stephane Dion at United Nations climate conference in Paris

LETTERS: Readers respond to climate change column

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher, questioning effectiveness of carbon tax, rate of warming and promotion of oil sands

  • Dec 10, 2015
Premier Christy Clark chats with Global Affairs Minister Stephane Dion at United Nations climate conference in Paris
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau

Sorting out federal election issues

Where do Stephen Harper, Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau stand on Canada's petroleum industry? Watch their actions

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau
One of four ducks captured for treatment after the April 11 bunker fuel spill from a freighter in English Bay. Three of the birds

LETTERS: Ex-captain, union fire back on state of Coast Guard

Kitsilano base responded to many small spills, captain says; MP James Moore has his Coast Guard protection facts wrong, Unifor rep says

  • May 2, 2015
One of four ducks captured for treatment after the April 11 bunker fuel spill from a freighter in English Bay. Three of the birds

Letter: Great opportunity to watch Bolshoi Ballet from Golden

Goldenites have a wonderful opportunity to watch some world class ballet from the Bolshoi in Moscow.

  • Jan 20, 2015
Mitchell Stevens

LETTER: Nisga’a Nation not a ‘parallel state’

Nisga'a Lisims President Mitchell Stevens responds to criticism of benefits from self-government by treaty

  • Dec 31, 2014
Mitchell Stevens
Victoria Coun. Ben Isitt and Black Press columnist Tom Fletcher talk local government at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler

LETTERS on Ben Isitt’s council performance

Isitt fires back at last week's B.C. Views column; a Kelowna reader suggests he move to Venezuela if he likes it so much

  • Sep 29, 2014
Victoria Coun. Ben Isitt and Black Press columnist Tom Fletcher talk local government at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler