Letters

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
(Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
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B.C. records 834 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel
Trudeau says leading vaccine candidates are under scrutiny
Pandemic needs to be crushed before real economic recovery begins: Freeland
B.C. announces 46 deaths over three days
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Former senior Northern Health official also wants work camps shut down

  • Mar 28, 2020
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north
From left: Luca, Connor and Victor Villeneuve joined in front of Suwilaawks Community School on June 12 to protest administrative changes announced by the district. (File photo)

LETTER: Dear Minister Rob Flemming

Our pleas have fallen on your deaf ears

  • Mar 20, 2020
From left: Luca, Connor and Victor Villeneuve joined in front of Suwilaawks Community School on June 12 to protest administrative changes announced by the district. (File photo)
Dr. Greg DePape demonstrates the setup in the telehealth room at West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni, B.C. (File photo)

All we end up with are more reports and mumblings

Patients are making long journeys to visit specialists

Dr. Greg DePape demonstrates the setup in the telehealth room at West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni, B.C. (File photo)
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
When do our students benefit from the boom?

When do our students benefit from the boom?

Increased revenue generation should be accompanied by increased spending

  • Jan 24, 2020
When do our students benefit from the boom?
When did listening to only one side of a story become the new normal?

When did listening to only one side of a story become the new normal?

An open letter to the BC Human Rights Commissioner

  • Jan 24, 2020
When did listening to only one side of a story become the new normal?
What people? Whose property? Why are police involved?

What people? Whose property? Why are police involved?

A letter from Robert Hart

  • Jan 17, 2020
What people? Whose property? Why are police involved?
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
We’re not wet behind the ears, DoK

We’re not wet behind the ears, DoK

This isn’t purification of water, rather the exchanging of pollutants

  • Dec 6, 2019
We’re not wet behind the ears, DoK
Our students deserve better, Rob Fleming

Our students deserve better, Rob Fleming

Education minister must work with the school board

  • Dec 3, 2019
Our students deserve better, Rob Fleming
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced