Letters to the Editor

Trustees’ logo decision takes work from locals

To the Editor,

Re: Logo designed to represent renewal, Jan. 31.

Are there not enough graphic design people in Nanaimo to produce a logo for the school district?

There appear to be hundreds of students doing this kind of work.

Nanaimo citizens just went through a ‘blow up’ with a city senior bureaucrat being let go/quitting  for outsourcing web work to a Toronto firm.

Why did we pay $24,000 to a Vancouver firm? Have a contest for local kids or businesses.

In viewing Ion’s website, I see no reference to a Nanaimo graphics team.

At the very least the school district owes a letter of apology to every graphic design business in Nanaimo and Ladysmith. Those people work here, try to support families and pay ever increasing amounts of taxes.

Shame on the trustees. Someone should be fired.

Gordon Halkett

Nanaimo

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 ...

CAR CARE Maintenance man
 
Helijet eyes Nanaimo skies
 
Police await autopsy results of suspicious death investigation
Chamber Chatter
 
Chamber Chatter October 15
 
Whole Show Restorations receives ethical business award
Canada wins meat-labelling dispute trade ruling
 
Sweet mix
 
The Mirror welcomes Maria Kirley on board

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

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

Oct 14 edition online now. Browse the archives.