Letters

LETTER: Fair Oaks Farms Animal Abuse

LETTER: Fair Oaks Farms Animal Abuse

As a dairy farmer and beef producer, I saw red and felt anger inside of me that I have not felt in many years.

  • Jun 14, 2019
LETTER: Fair Oaks Farms Animal Abuse
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)

B.C. Building Trades, not taxpayers, financed my Red Seal training

Union representative responds to Tom Fletcher’s column

  • Jun 5, 2019
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)
LETTER: To the person who stole my hanging baskets

LETTER: To the person who stole my hanging baskets

To whoever stole my hanging baskets of flowers on May 22. Know…

  • May 27, 2019
LETTER: To the person who stole my hanging baskets
Open letter to Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

Open letter to Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

All-Electric Ferry Proposal for Kootenay Lake, BC

  • May 23, 2019
Open letter to Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019
Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)
LETTER: Conservative nominee misinformed

LETTER: Conservative nominee misinformed

Let’s all hope as we move into the election season that campaigns are based on facts and what candidates stand for, rather than misinformation and politics over principles.

  • May 21, 2019
LETTER: Conservative nominee misinformed
Open letter to Minister Clair Trevena

Open letter to Minister Clair Trevena

To Minister Clair Trevena, I understand that you believe that there was…

  • May 16, 2019
Open letter to Minister Clair Trevena
Open letter to Wayne Stetski, MP

Open letter to Wayne Stetski, MP

Why did you vote against a motion (vote No.1308) on May 8th that called on the government to stop raising the price of gas?

  • May 14, 2019
Open letter to Wayne Stetski, MP
LETTER: No boat, no bass

LETTER: No boat, no bass

I was sure this was the night I was going to catch the big one.

  • May 2, 2019
LETTER: No boat, no bass
LETTER: I pledge $100 towards a reward

LETTER: I pledge $100 towards a reward

My condolences to Mr. Stolz on the loss of his longtime companion.

  • Apr 26, 2019
LETTER: I pledge $100 towards a reward
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties
Student voices

Student voices

Tom Fletcher’s reaction to the recent Student Strike 4 Climate was inflammatory and condescending.

  • Apr 2, 2019
Student voices
LETTER: B.C.’s surgical strategy to shorten wait times

LETTER: B.C.’s surgical strategy to shorten wait times

Smart investments in public surgeries and common sense steps to modernize our surgical system is what is working to get faster care for British Columbians.

  • Apr 2, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s surgical strategy to shorten wait times
LETTER: Caribou consultation a sham

LETTER: Caribou consultation a sham

This plan will have a major impact on the forest, mining, and tourism industries.

  • Apr 2, 2019
LETTER: Caribou consultation a sham
LETTER: Weekly Police report

LETTER: Weekly Police report

I fail to see how shame (disguised as “quiet humour”) is a motivator towards “guiding readers towards good behaviour”.

  • Apr 2, 2019
LETTER: Weekly Police report
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)
LETTER: We are committed to the valley’s fruit growers

LETTER: We are committed to the valley’s fruit growers

Honey Bee Zen Apiaries Ltd., can assure orchardists that we will be able to pollinate large portion orchards.

  • Mar 22, 2019
LETTER: We are committed to the valley’s fruit growers
Utopian socialist goals

Utopian socialist goals

If Politicians such as Stanley Knowles and Tommy Douglas had not had “Utopian goals” we might not have had Universal Medicare and pensions.

  • Mar 7, 2019
Utopian socialist goals
LETTER: Local predator management

LETTER: Local predator management

Hunters care deeply about wildlife.

  • Mar 5, 2019
LETTER: Local predator management