Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ban all drive-thrus, period

The proliferation of drive-thrus is a national disgrace, says letter writer

  • Dec 17, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Series of circumstances led to pedestrian being struck by car

The recent incident at Bruce and Albion was not one tragedy, but four, says letter writer

  • Dec 15, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Two-tier health care isn’t right for Canada

We want proper investment in our public system, says letter writer

  • Dec 15, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Eco-friendly solutions everywhere

We can reject any over-packaged products through our consumer choices, says letter writer

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council merely rubber-stamping staff recommendations

Citizens not well-served by leaders who abdicate responsibility to set policy, says letter writer

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Religion shouldn’t be forced on students

No matter if there’s a church or a bible, smudging still represents a belief, says letter writer

  • Dec 12, 2019

WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas

It makes me really sad that you don’t understand the labour relations side of the business.

  • Dec 10, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens pay own childcare costs, so should councillors

Councillors shouldn’t receive a benefit that minimum-wage earners don’t, says letter writer

  • Dec 9, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Gas companies gouging

Gas station operators charge more for fuel in Nanaimo because they can, says letter writer

  • Dec 8, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: NATO keeps us far from peace

Canada needs to get out of NATO and NATO needs to be abolished, says letter writer

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don Cherry’s commentary impassioned, not slanderous

Don Cherry is indeed outspoken, but as a proud and unabashed Canadian, says letter writer

  • Dec 3, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Single-use’ grocery bags a misnomer

Advocates of ‘single-use’ plastic bag ban are dealing with emotion, not truth, says letter writer

  • Dec 2, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tax increases shouldn’t exceed inflation

Regular folks limit themselves to what they need as opposed to what they want, says letter writer

  • Dec 1, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Projected tax hike shows disconnect between city and taxpayers

City isn’t trying to make taxpayers’ lives more affordable, says letter writer

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Leaf blowers not only annoying but also a health risk

Letter writer says government has responsibility to reduce impact of harmful activities

  • Nov 25, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sharing cultural practices helps to create acceptance of others

Letter writer from U.S. offers her view of smudging case heard in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo

  • Nov 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fear replacing free speech

Unlike the op-ed writer, I totally celebrate Don Cherry’s freedom of speech, says letter writer

  • Nov 23, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City has an obligation as far as pedestrian safety

This is about ensuring the basic physical safety of our citizens, says letter writer

  • Nov 22, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Save small park’s trees

Everybody uses oxygen produced by this, and every other park, says letter writer

  • Nov 21, 2019

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