Idle No More needs balance

To the Editor,

Re: Idle No More protest set for Maffeo Sutton, Jan. 8.

The coverage by the Nanaimo Bulletin regarding these issues has been more than interesting.

It is heartening to see that the reporting in your news is fair, informative, and balanced.

I am writing because coverage elsewhere has been inappropriately provocative, offensive, and contributes to the divisiveness between aboriginal and white communities.

Given the complexity of the current issues related to the local Douglas Treaty, the Idle No More movement, and Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike, it is more important now than ever to have media that makes an honest effort to participate in truth telling.

Thank you for your efforts.

Harry and Cheryl Ward


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ferries to be converted to use LNG
Grandmother outraged at visit by anti-terrorist unit
Murder charge laid in death of Sooke woman
Flyers will miss Timonen this season
Development worries residents of the Bench
North Shore history website launches Sunday
Driver and passenger walk away from crash
Local accepted into Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Academy
Putting up their dukes for a cause

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.