Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nobody want to live in tents

It’s impossible to lump every member of Discontent City in the same category, says letter writer

  • Jun 17th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tent city campers are just squatters

We taxpayers deserve the break, not those breaking the law, says letter writer

  • Jun 15th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Voting system problematic here and elsewhere

We have watched the Ontario election with dismay for some, jubilation for others, says letter writer

  • Jun 15th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Bring on proportional representation in B.C.

This is our chance to change our archaic winner-take-all electoral system, says letter writer

  • Jun 10th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Planet’s destruction has to be reversed

Only a fool or an idiot would prefer to live in an unhealthy dying world, says letter writer

  • Jun 10th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline can’t pass cost-benefit test

I want B.C. to stay beautiful, and I also want my country to reduce reliance on fossil fuels

  • Jun 7th, 2018
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Life's amusing at Miners' Heritage Picnic in Nanaimo
Discontent City campers say there's room for cars and RVs
Family-friendly events for Canada Day 2018 in Nanaimo
The fine points of Linley Point Gyro Park in Nanaimo

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Homeless camp isn’t solving underlying problems

Homes for the mentally ill need to be built, not camps for the homeless, says letter writer

  • Jun 5th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tent city decisions politically motivated

Unfortunate people have been failed by every level of government for years, says letter writer

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Without NRE, more is going into landfill

I deeply hope the NRE and our city council can still work things out, says letter writer

  • May 31st, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Vote reform not in our best interests

PR will provide unstable minority governments with fringe parties holding the balance of power

  • May 31st, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Oil spill dangers are being overblown

It is time for B.C. citizens to stop the spreading of fairy dust and to return to the 21st century

  • May 30th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parking is already too scarce at Departure Bay

The latest parking variance at the Amrikko’s site is just incredible, says letter writer

  • May 28th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More rental units desperately needed on mid Island

Condos do not house the poor or the working poor, says letter writer

  • May 24th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Develop alternate energy

Why is our government considering investing in a waning industry, asks letter writer

  • May 23rd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax break wasn’t well-thought-out

Council had months to set out priorities and objectives. They failed to do so, says letter writer

  • May 23rd, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Fire hall process flawed

We cannot find anyone who knew about a vote for the borrowing of $17 million for a fire hall

  • May 18th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Take leadership on mental health

Political and community leaders need to stay dedicated to the improvement of mental health support

  • May 17th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The less oil that flows through B.C., the better

A catastrophic oil spill on our coast could never be cleaned up to any extent, says letter writer

  • May 17th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Go back to straws made of paper

Paper straws would be a better choice than plastic, says letter writer

  • May 17th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health-care options needed

The government-run health-care system will always be unable to care for everyone, says letter writer

  • May 16th, 2018