Letters

Letter to the editor.

Letter to the Editor: The Water Crisis

‘Is there anyone out there who can lead us to a future of sustainable water use?’

  • Jul 7, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Changing the Name of PCSS

‘I was saddened to read in the Advance that the name of Prince Charles Secondary School is being changed.’

  • Jul 6, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Support and Suggestion on PCSS Name Change

‘Might I respectfully suggest that the initials PCSS be maintained, but the words Prince Charles removed in favour of something more inclusive of all Creston-area students.’

  • Jun 25, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Lack of Family Physcians in Creston

‘I can appreciate that the lack of physicians in the area is a difficult problem to solve.’

  • Jun 25, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Please watch for cyclists on the road

‘It would be much appreciated if everyone could remember to give bicycles enough space on the road.’

  • Jun 7, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: How can the Town of Creston assure us that taxes won’t increase with the CESB?

“I am trying to avoid having to deal with an excuse that the town staff gave the wrong information, if at a future date, taxes are increased because of the CESB loan.”

  • May 19, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Petition on Proposed RDCK Bylaw Amendments

“If these proposed bylaw amendments are implemented, the Trails Society may be forced to close Riverside Wilderness Park to public access.”

  • May 14, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: We need more than one strategy to face climate change

“Mr. Morrison’s statement that ‘carbon tax has not worked’, however, is unsupported.”

  • Apr 5, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: My response to Councilor DeBoon

“I am afraid that if our mayor and town councillors insist on their ‘free-spending flush pocket’ ways that our town will eventually go bankrupt.”

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Yes, build a fire hall, but do not bankrupt the residents in doing so

“With the instability of the world we presently live in, I strongly believe that raising the spending to $7 million dollars for the fire hall, by our mayor and council, would be suicide for our town.”

  • Mar 2, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: I am losing patience

“The Advance has a habit of censoring the truth. Guess what? This is a small town and the word gets around quickly.”

  • Feb 11, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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Letter to the Editor: Space exploration is something that has always fascinated me

The concept of time-travel has also fascinated me, and someday, it may be possible to do so, according to Albert Einstein’s “Theory of relativity.”

  • Jan 26, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Try Thank-you

“Maybe it’s time for the ‘silent majority’ to become ‘vocal’ and at least support those who are positively vocal. Let’s encourage those who are serving us in all walks of life instead of increasing their pain and frustration.”

  • Jan 19, 2021
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Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
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LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Letter to the Editor: Words Are Powerful

“People can hold their views, but for me, when threats are made a line is crossed.”

  • Jan 11, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Letter to the Editor: A Love Letter to the People who work at Creston’s Crest View Care Village

“Today, I want to say a specific thank you to those who are, in any way, keeping my specific person well and safe – my mom.”

  • Dec 18, 2020
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