Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Underlying issues impact road safety

There’s more to accidents than distracted driving and aggressive driving, says letter writer

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo has soured from what it once was

We have always had our unsavoury places in town but nothing like the new Nanaimo, says letter writer

  • Jul 10, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Climate science settled

Climate change denialism/skepticism is nothing but a campaign of doubt-mongering, says letter writer

  • Jul 8, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-imagine prosperity without harming Earth

Corporations’ agenda does not end with a pipeline, it’s just the beginning, says letter writer

  • Jul 6, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Planned fire hall too extravagant

Taxpayers do not have deep pockets to pay for these pricey projects, says letter writer

  • Jul 4, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cruise terminal proving to be a dud

Cruise visits have decreased to near non-existence, notes letter writer

  • Jul 2, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dial being turned up to ‘11’ on climate change hysteria

Changing climate has been natural fact for hundreds of millennia, says letter writer

  • Jul 2, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strengthened privacy laws necessary during elections

Letter writer concerned political parties aren’t protecting the personal information they gather

  • Jun 30, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ALS worse than a death sentence

Living with ALS is like you are that death row inmate, says letter writer

  • Jun 29, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline spills can happen

PR tricksters have many of us believing that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a necessity

  • Jun 28, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rec users are not entitled to access to range

DND land is excluded from local control, says letter writer

  • Jun 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strengthening privacy laws should be an election issue

In other places, political parties are held to the highest standards of openness, says letter writer

  • Jun 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Suggested street names bizarre

Letter writer would be mortified to live on any of Lantzville councillor’s bizarrely named streets

  • Jun 24, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Making sturdier vehicles would cut down on ICBC claims

Cars now have painted, weak, composite valances that fly apart in any crash, says letter writer

  • Jun 22, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Add parkland, not condos around Westwood Lake

It’s essential to preserve Westwood Lake Park and surrounding green spaces, says letter writer

  • Jun 20, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Time to end ‘age of oil’

Letter writer disappointed but not surprised that NEB has approved the Trans Mountain pipeline

  • Jun 20, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bike and hike elsewhere

Letter writer disappointed in Nanaimo council for even considering discussing military range access

  • Jun 18, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Improving transit will make a difference in a climate emergency

Transit helps take cars off the road, ease congestion and improve air quality, says letter writer

  • Jun 17, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Prevent ‘reno-victions’

Lack of vacancy control results in rent hikes far exceeding allowable increases, says letter writer

  • Jun 16, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cars too hot to leave kids unattended

A campaign on preventative measures is needed, says letter writer

  • Jun 15, 2019