Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Only a comprehensive schedule will make train travel practical

Passenger train service won’t work if overnight stays required, says letter writer

  • Jan 17, 2020

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s have a referendum on auto insurance in B.C.

We need a wide open debate that lets the people most affected have a say, says letter writer

  • Jan 18, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Institutions appropriate in some cases

Institutions a better option for some than being lost and confused on the street, says letter writer

  • Jan 12, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A glance around the globe shows an Earth in crisis

If you really care about saving the planet that we call our home, you will help, says letter writer

  • Jan 11, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Revisit idea of incinerator for Nanaimo

Ultra-modern incinerator would keep us from overflowing landfill, says letter writer

  • Jan 8, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not even pope above reproach

The Roaring Twenties version 2.0 is off to a great start, says letter writer

  • Jan 7, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Private insurers discriminate, too

Insurance rates based on actuary charts, says letter writer

  • Jan 5, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rail model can work

Service could benefit commuters and tourists, says letter writer

  • Jan 4, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rather than institutionalizing, let’s properly invest in services

The last thing many individuals sleeping rough need is a ‘Riverview redux,’ says letter writer

  • Jan 3, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Institutions not ideal, but better than status quo

Institutionalized care for homeless, mentally ill individuals is overdue, says letter writer

  • Jan 3, 2020

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Smudging ceremony wasn’t a demonstration

It is inappropriate to involve students in any spiritual ceremony with prayer, says letter writer

  • Dec 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Insurance rates discriminatory

A basic human right has been taken from us to accommodate ICBC, says letter writer

  • Dec 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health care would improve with free-market competition

Canada’s health-care outcomes aren’t where they should be, says letter writer

  • Dec 28, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive fills kids’ stockings

Board director says this year’s campaign benefited more than 1,300 children

  • Dec 25, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council handles childcare motion correctly

The mayor is setting a tone of firm, judicious leadership, says letter writer

  • Dec 23, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No justice in dog abuse case

For those of us who care about animal rights, where do we go from here, asks letter writer

  • Dec 21, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Drivers speeding through red lights exasperating

Motorists who drive dangerously show arrogance, rebellion, defiance and anarchy, says letter writer

  • Dec 20, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City spending out of touch with taxpayers’ realities

Tax hikes two to three times inflation aren’t good management of tax dollars, says letter writer

  • Dec 19, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Topping trees helps prevent downed lines

Check of dead trees near power lines could result in notification to homeowners, says letter writer

  • Dec 19, 2019