Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: So much for ‘say no to drugs’ in Canada

I’m from the ‘users are losers’ generation, says letter writer

  • Oct 19th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freighters harm the ocean floor

Does anyone dive down and observe the destruction, asks letter writer

  • Oct 17th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School squat hurt activists’ cause

Any support you people may have had I’m sure is now cut in half, says letter writer

  • Oct 17th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: No quick fix on homelessness

Long-term planning and strategies are the right way to go, says letter writer

  • Oct 12th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mayoral candidates’ debate too tame

Debate with Don Hubbard, Ray Farmere and Leonard Krog was a bit of a dud, says letter writer

  • Oct 12th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Newspapers invaluable to readers

I would be totally upset and lost without all the updates, says letter writer

  • Oct 8th, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hotel could house homeless

Residents of tent city could go to the Howard Johnson hotel, says letter writer

  • Oct 6th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Voting reform can result in better representation

I don’t want to leave my descendants hornswoggled by first-past-the-post, says letter writer

  • Oct 4th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Homeless camp didn’t do enough to sway public support

Certain behaviour in and around tent city hasn’t cultivated compassion, says letter writer

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo’s support for jazz fest appreciated

Nanaimo International Jazz Festival ‘a wonderful success,’ say organizers

  • Oct 1st, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bus etiquette is lacking in Nanaimo

It seems like the young kids just don’t care, says letter writer

  • Sep 30th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mental illness and addictions require the right kind of help

Something needs to be done to take the strain off first responders and emergency departments

  • Sep 30th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More political action needed to combat homelessness

Little has been done to assist the homeless or those living on the margins, says letter writer

  • Sep 26th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protect rights of theft victims

I can’t understand why the RCMP couldn’t act for arrest or charges, says letter writer

  • Sep 25th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Homelessness a symptom of society’s ills

I think people feel hopeless about themselves and about this society, says letter writer

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Highway traffic flow is too unreliable

The powers that be need to fix three locations on the Island Highway, says letter writer

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Poverty reduction plan needed

We could see a B.C. that reduces poverty through bold and accountable measures, says letter writer

  • Sep 17th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Night markets a hit

Nanaimo chamber of commerce CEO offers thanks after final Commercial Street Night Market

  • Sep 15th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo’s homelessness problem needs to be out in the open

Are we supposed to hide inconvenient situations in order to pander to tourists, asks letter writer

  • Sep 14th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Proportional representation is a dangerous idea

Proportionate representation will empower the far right, says letter writer

  • Sep 13th, 2018