Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strengthen environmental protection act

The federal government must approve recommended changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

  • Sep 29th, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Recycling depot well-used

I want to add my voice to those advocating for the preservation of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange

  • Sep 26th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo unfriendly to business

The Tilray fine is a good example of the city being unfriendly to business, says letter writer

  • Sep 26th, 2017
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find party funding elsewhere

The government is cracking down on corporate donations but want taxpayers to take up the slack

  • Sep 25th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Implement term limits in local government

Not only should it be three-year terms, but only two terms in a lifetime (like the U.S. president)

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Too many stand idly by as violence denounced

When next October’s municipal election comes, we must remember those standing idly by

  • Sep 21st, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Removing bridge tolls is easy, ferry fix is tougher

The government has delayed the promised fare rollback for some of the Vancouver Island commuter runs

  • Sep 20th, 2017

LETTER: Government-regulated opiates a solution

In 1946, England recognized drug addiction as a medical/social problem rather than a legal one

  • Sep 19th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Petitions enlightening

It is creepy to constantly hear the bellyaching of a teeny weeny group in Nanaimo

  • Sep 19th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Speaker is the perfect choice

In black robes and three-cornered hat, the speaker, at first glance, looked like a pirate

  • Sep 18th, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: There are too many loud vehicles, period

Effective noise enforcement is possible, if the will is there

  • Sep 14th, 2017

LETTERS: Indigenous rights ignored for too many years now

It’s the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  • Sep 13th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Planes, helicopters noisier than motorcycles

Air noise is way more loud and they should have mufflers

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Nanaimo’s chief administrative officer should be welcomed back

I want to give words of encouragement to city manger Tracy Samra

  • Sep 12th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Youths disturbing park at Long Lake

80 or so ducks bobbing along were maliciously attacked by young people in a motorboat

  • Sep 11th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Climate action starts in B.C.

B.C. now has a government whose main objective is to incorporate clean energy into a dying planet

  • Sep 8th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gas prices outrageous

We are paying the same for fuel at $48 per barrel as we were at $150 per barrel

  • Sep 7th, 2017

LETTER: ICBC rate hike due to drivers bending rules of the road

Letter writer says police need to enforce the driving rules the way they used to

  • Sep 6th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Minority on council causing the problems

A few minority members of council are costing taxpayers a lot of money, says letter writer

  • Sep 5th, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City should be RV-friendly

Recently I have seen signs stating ‘no overnight parking’ at the malls and also other locations

  • Sep 3rd, 2017