Letters to the Editor
Editor, The Nelson Daily
Do we accept Stephen Harper’s “new Canadian patriotism”?
We in the Kootenays, with pacificist traditions from Quakers, Doukhobors, and Viet Nam war resisters, surely must be alerted by a Prime Minister with a vision of Canada standing tall with military muscle beside imperial nations like America and Britain.
I fear that maybe...
Open letter to FortisBC:
Hello Fortis: The letter below has received no response thus far and we would very much appreciate hearing from you.
We do not want smart meters installed as BC Hydro is doing; we believe there are cheaper, safer and simpler options that should work to and for everyone's benefit.
- Read the meters of solid, responsible...
I read with interest the article that appeared in the December 9, 2011, edition of The Castlegar Source entitled, “MP wants bottled water banned.”
To the Editor:
The elections have come and gone. As the dust settles the school trustee positions are now filled and the work begins. One issue that came through at the candidates forums was the need for improved transparency and inclusiveness.
We can never achieve 100% transparency as there is always a need for privacy however privacy should trump transparency...
To the Editor,
A friend commented last week how badly she felt not knowing a way to support this movement.
Encampments do not appear to be a sustainable way to keep the issues in the public eye through the media.
I propose inviting others to write letters to the editor and maintaining some belief that your...
Open letter to: Sue Keenan B.C. School Sports (BCSS), Teresa Rezansoff, School District 51, and Honorable George Abbott, Rick Davis and Alison Sidow, Ministry of Education, Tim Gayda, SportBC.
Re: Student pursues legal angle to get the right to play volleyball by Mona Mattei on 27 Nov 2011
Recently I came across the Boundary Sentinel editorial entitled Beating a Dead Borsht. As a proud Canadian Doukhobor (not Russian as the editorial implies Doukhobors to be), I was offended by the tone of the editorial with respect to Doukhobors.
First, I was not able to detect what positive result your editoiral writer hoped to achieve.by indulging in juvenile...
Dear Mr. Baird;
We are writing to express our surprise and dismay at being left off of the voters' list for the upcoming fire protection referendum to be held in Rock Creek.
Unfortunately we were not able to attend the public meeting held to clarify the issue. However, we have kept abreast of the issue with great interest.
The Boundary Creek Times reported on the meeting and...
Canadians across the country are mobilizing to oppose the rushed passage of the Omnibus Crime Bill. If passed, Bill C-10 would shift Canada to a cruel, costly and failed fill-the-prisons approach to justice. The 150+ cross-country actions at MP’s constituency offices are focused on Thursday at 1PM, with some taking place throughout the day and Friday.