Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time for a ban on leaf blowers

Loud noise can cause heart attacks, deafness and mental disorders, says letter writer

  • Nov 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A vegetarian diet is a viable choice

Plant diets can support more people than animal diets based on plant inputs, says letter writer

  • Nov 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Neighbourhood around supportive housing disrespected

Supreme Court’s ruling a mean-spirited example of establishment versus the people, says letter writer

  • Nov 16, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Beautifying downtown won’t work

You can paint a zebra every colour of the rainbow but it’s still a zebra, says letter writer

  • Nov 13, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C. missing out on ship-building industry

B.C. now losing out on the economic benefit of building ferries, says letter writer

  • Nov 11, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Today’s decisions affect youths

Young people should have a seat at the table to help determine their own future

  • Nov 9, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Riding’s election results weren’t racially motivated

I continue learning about First Nations cultures and truth and reconciliation, says letter writer

  • Nov 8, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: NRGH staff works wonders

I witnessed care and caring, says letter writer

  • Nov 8, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Booze on ferries isn’t a good idea

After one drink, passengers will want another, says letter writer

  • Nov 4, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consultants costly to City of Nanaimo taxpayers

I see from the news that it is the same old same old in regards to consultants, says letter writer

  • Nov 4, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo-Ladysmith voters need to confront prejudices

NDP canvassers are well aware of how thick racism is in this community, says letter writer

  • Nov 2, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Electoral system fails voters again

First-past-the-post has cheated voters in every province, says letter writer

  • Nov 1, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Readers weigh in on Front Street bike lane proposal

Readers offer their views on plan, which would see waterfront street reduced to two lanes

  • Oct 30, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Youth council brought needed representation

Youth council has a wonderful voice to offer to city council, says letter writer

  • Oct 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: People place blame rather than listen to ideas

Letter writer disappointed in politicians’ response to social disorder in Nanaimo

  • Oct 25, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Politics have a certain odour

What better place to cast a hold-your-nose ballot than a landfill, asks letter writer

  • Oct 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parties all make noise at once

Election night speeches disappointing, says letter writer

  • Oct 23, 2019

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lack of coverage of Liberals was ‘chauvinism’

There’s a responsibility to report a balanced gender approach to this campaign, says letter writer

  • Oct 20, 2019

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019