Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Property tax increase ‘heartless’ in these hard times

Pandemic has cost people their jobs, notes letter writer

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No need to wait to enforce new speed limit in the north end

If safety is the goal, why is there a ‘grace period’ for motorists to adjust, asks letter writer

  • May 31, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No government interested in paying for rail right now

Rail advocates are ignoring the basic problem of affordability, says letter writer

  • May 29, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Community policing office’s closure will impact safety in the area

Strong police and bylaw presence needed in neighbourhood, say letter writers

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not all seniors in need of relief during pandemic

Letter writers donating their $300 cheques to charity, ask others to consider doing the same

  • May 24, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cancel tax increase

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted household incomes, says letter writer

  • May 20, 2020
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LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Combining passenger rail, bike path holds promise

Rail trail on its own wouldn’t be well-used by cyclists of average ability, says letter writer

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bike lanes can wait in these times

City council needs to overhaul its priorities, says letter writer

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s emerge from pandemic a more equitable society

Guaranteed liveable income would help with gender equity and poverty reduction, says letter writer

  • May 13, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pandemic’s new normal has its positive side

Canadians have generally responded to crisis with patience and co-operation, says letter writer

  • May 10, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Elderly need family connections during a time of physical distancing

Absence of visitors can have negative effects and hasten residents’ decline, says letter writer

  • May 9, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: People shouldn’t be frightened to leave their homes

Even health officials are saying people need to get outside, says letter writer

  • May 2, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s keep quiet in a hospital zone

Letter writer suggests letting patients sleep instead of taking part in nightly 7 p.m. noise-making

  • Apr 28, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Library needed more than ever during self-isolation

Nanaimo North Library should be fitted with ‘take-out’ window, says letter writer

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 case locations hardly matter

Media’s sensational reporting on COVID-19 deaths ‘despicable,’ says letter writer

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City should follow through with lowering taxes in midst of pandemic

The stress for many families will become overwhelming, says letter writer

  • Apr 24, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find further ways to limit ferry travel

Letter writer suggests RCMP check stops or extending sailing waits

  • Apr 21, 2020