Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Mask rules are for the greater good

Transit agencies and shopkeepers allowed to set safety rules, says letter writer

  • Oct 12, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo has grown enough for a second hospital

Our area has an increase in number of seniors and patients with complex issues, says letter writer

  • Oct 12, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Homelessness count an ever-changing figure

Things have changed since the pandemic and an updated count is needed, says letter writer

  • Oct 11, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City council doesn’t have much to show for first two years

Like most Nanaimoites, I had high hopes, says letter writer

  • Oct 8, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lower speeds make us safer

The writer of the beef about decreases to speed limits is obviously a speeder, says letter writer

  • Oct 2, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Love thy neighbour, wear a mask

Letter writers respond to letter saying mask-wearing goes against his religious beliefs

  • Oct 1, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mask rules inconsistent

Letter writer says he won’t pay fine for violating COVID-19 Related Measures Act

  • Sep 27, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t party in a pandemic

Why are people holding parties when they know it is a health risk, asks letter writer

  • Sep 26, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Help keep customer service workers safe

Remember that people asking you to respect health guidelines are still people, says retail worker

  • Sep 25, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Island’s turn for investment in light rail

Convert rail right-of-way to a double-tracked light rail system, says letter writer

  • Sep 18, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C.’s nightclub shutdown no surprise

This problem should have been anticipated, says letter writer

  • Sep 15, 2020

LETTER: Invest in higher education to help Island communities recover from COVID-19

Island faculty, union leaders call on government for more post-secondary funding

  • Sep 11, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mixed messaging will only extend pandemic

If we do not get back to taking the precautions seriously, we may be inviting viruses into our lives

  • Sep 10, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Future park land should be preserved now

The population in north Nanaimo is growing and green space is disappearing, says letter writer

  • Sep 9, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All levels of government need to take action on homelessness

Instead of solutions, we hear all kinds of excuses and rhetoric, says letter writer

  • Sep 7, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Family history researcher in U.K. looks for Nanaimo connections

Lockdown in United Kingdom gives letter writer time to look into family tree

  • Sep 5, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Change traffic patterns to avoid crashes

Letter writers suggest problems are inevitable at certain intersections

  • Sep 5, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fight pandemic’s negative effects on environment

While stuck at home, think about ways to protect the Earth, says teen letter writer

  • Sep 4, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Servers should be wearing masks

Letter writer wonders why some wait staff at restaurants aren’t using face coverings

  • Aug 28, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Mural evokes thought and discussion

Letter writers have differing perspectives on Cavan Street mural

  • Aug 20, 2020