Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Oil investment a ‘race to the bottom’

We need to be scaling back on fossil fuel use, not ramping up, says letter writer

  • Jul 6, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools placing too much emphasis on self-reflection

We no longer get As, Bs, and Cs. We get ‘extending, applying, developing, and beginning’

  • Jul 4, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Next mayor needs to be more than a politician

Nanaimo needs the skills and abilities of a proven leader, says letter writer

  • Jul 3, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C. electorate is smart enough to understand a new voting system

If you read it carefully you can see the current government has tried to overcome possible problems

  • Jul 3, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hospital Wi-Fi raises privacy issues

More and more people will be bringing tablets and cellphones to the hospital, says letter writer

  • Jul 3, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tent city could pretty much kill the downtown

The future of downtown Nanaimo is at stake, says letter writer

  • Jul 2, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Only hard work can help to end homelessness

By giving and giving it’s sustaining and even encouraging a sad lifestyle, says letter writer

  • Jul 2, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Discontent City causing real problems

Any decent person can see the camp is overflowing and not law-abiding, says letter writer

  • Jun 29, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Province’s loss is city’s gain

Leonard Krog can provide competence and integrity at city hall, says letter writer

  • Jun 28, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Place to camp is needed for Nanaimo’s homeless

We need to create a campground close to the city amenities, says letter writer

  • Jun 26, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We’re harming our planet on a local and global scale

Let us put environmental issues ahead of everything else, says letter writer

  • Jun 26, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Electoral reform has implications for young voters

The youth vote in Canada and the province has been underestimated, says letter writer

  • Jun 22, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Companies would rather refine their oil elsewhere

B.C. refinery wouldn’t be financially attractive to major corporate investors, says letter writer

  • Jun 21, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Discontent City better than alternatives

Discontent City is providing a much needed safety net, says letter writer

  • Jun 21, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pride proponents aren’t as inclusive as they believe

We’re the only intelligent species to deny our biological selves, says letter writer

  • Jun 20, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Past politics at play in Krog’s decision

If he succeeds in his quest for the mayor’s chair it will probably be a taste of sweet revenge

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nobody wants to live in tents

It’s impossible to lump every member of Discontent City in the same category, says letter writer

  • Jun 17, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tent city campers are just squatters

We taxpayers deserve the break, not those breaking the law, says letter writer

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Voting system problematic here and elsewhere

We have watched the Ontario election with dismay for some, jubilation for others, says letter writer

  • Jun 15, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Bring on proportional representation in B.C.

This is our chance to change our archaic winner-take-all electoral system, says letter writer

  • Jun 10, 2018