Letters

Letter: An update from the Agassiz Library

Letter: An update from the Agassiz Library

It’s clear that Joan Schrader really cares about libraries, and she also…

  • Jan 10, 2018
Letter: An update from the Agassiz Library

Christmas spirit shows in Agassiz Harrison

This was my first Christmas season in Agassiz, and while I ventured…

Letter: Agassiz resident opposes cell tower

Letter: Agassiz resident opposes cell tower

Cites health and environment concerns

Letter: Agassiz resident opposes cell tower
Kent–Chilliwack MLA Laurie Throness weighs in on SOGI

Kent–Chilliwack MLA Laurie Throness weighs in on SOGI

In the aftermath of a rather punishing debate about SOGI, please allow…

  • Dec 14, 2017
Kent–Chilliwack MLA Laurie Throness weighs in on SOGI
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)

LETTER: Proportional representation makes votes count

Fair Vote Canada representative responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Dec 12, 2017
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: I’m voting ‘yes’ to electoral reform

Tom Fletcher defends corporate-backed B.C. Liberals

  • Dec 7, 2017
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

LETTER: Jumbo Valley is part of Ktunaxa territorial claim

Ktunaxa Nation Council responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Nov 21, 2017
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)
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
Man sleeps on a park bench next to Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, October 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

BC Views: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

Man sleeps on a park bench next to Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, October 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
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)
Sgt. Darren Rennie, of the Agassiz RCMP Detachment, brings readers up to date on what has gone on locally over the summer months.

LETTER: A few raves caught Agassiz RCMP detachment off guard

Local police officers have been volunteering to assist with the current provincial state of emergency

  • Sep 7, 2017
Sgt. Darren Rennie, of the Agassiz RCMP Detachment, brings readers up to date on what has gone on locally over the summer months.
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)
Harrison wrong to close the door on short term rentals

Harrison wrong to close the door on short term rentals

The recent decision to ban short term rentals in Harrison Hot Springs…

  • Aug 17, 2017
Harrison wrong to close the door on short term rentals
Time to put an end to all rodeos

Time to put an end to all rodeos

I am writing in response to Greg Knill’s editorial entitled “Rodeo might…

  • Aug 17, 2017
Time to put an end to all rodeos

Money better spent on healthcare and education than fighting pipelines

While a campaign promise by both parties to stop the Kinder Morgan…

  • Jun 15, 2017