Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lantzville could use a name change

Nanaimo is what it should be changed to. Annex it, says letter writer

  • May 7th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trauma causes some of the hardships downtown

Trauma is an enormous factor in homelessness and substance use, says letter writer

  • May 5th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Speculation tax creates a wall between provinces

The premier uses the term ‘speculation’ to demonize out-of-province Canadians, says letter writer

  • May 4th, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep dogs cool on hot days

Let’s all look after our best friends, says letter writer

  • May 4th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for Canadians to have pharmacare

Universal pharmacare would improve public health, while reducing costs for Canadians, says MP

  • May 4th, 2018

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2nd, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline needs to come with environmental protection

This is Prime Minister Trudeau’s opportunity to show real leadership, says letter writer

  • May 1st, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanoose flats are dangerous

You’ve undoubtedly heard about the horrific accident at this U-turn two weekends ago

  • Apr 30th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Downtown improvement association not wanted

Social problems are the No. 1 issues plaguing downtown that need fixing, says letter writer

  • Apr 28th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-consider economic case for pipeline

Allowing the project to die a natural death is in the national interest, says letter writer

  • Apr 27th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fire hall borrowing questionable

A new fire hall is a noble endeavour, but let’s not blindly support the borrowing, says letter writer

  • Apr 26th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: City’s handling of NRE is reason for outrage

Who would have thought council could assume that allowing for the demise of the NRE was an option?

  • Apr 26th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Downtown issues require education, understanding

The homeless issue, the drug issue is not new, says letter writer

  • Apr 26th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Homelessness isn’t a choice for people

I am a woman in my 60s who recently found myself homeless, says letter writer

  • Apr 25th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax increase comes from unnecessary expenditures

Does city council think the tax payers have a limitless supply of money, asks letter writer

  • Apr 22nd, 2018

LETTERS: All Canadians have rights in pipeline disagreement

The letter writer takes a narrow, outdated view of Canada’s constitution…

  • Apr 21st, 2018

Tanker traffic poses a risk to B.C.’s coast

I do not want those of us on B.C.’s coast to take the largest part of the risk, says letter writer

  • Apr 20th, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Canada isn’t a world leader on health care

Among all countries in the developed world, Canada comes in second-last, says letter writer

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Port suited to industry

The import vehicle processing facility fulfils the exact type of port demand, says letter writer

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two-tier health care is not wanted

Letter writers support public health care

  • Apr 15th, 2018