To Our Communities:
We have heard from many parents, community members and staff and we share your sense of frustration and disappointment with the current labour dispute between the Government of British Columbia and the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF).
An open letter to Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larsen
The buzz in the media is that because of a rapidly increasing cougar population 117 cougar were killed by the conservation service last year.
August has gone by quickly as summer months seem to do. The ‘buzz’ word of the month was ‘staycation’. Many of you have been enjoying holidays in B.C. for many years but perhaps a few more British Columbians decided to look at what was available close to home but still 'away'.
If someone is being bullied, the last thing you want to do is walk away from them. They need support, and lots of it. I do not know of anyone that would walk away, or stop being friends with someone who is being bullied. That would be shameful.
We need to start treating mental illness and depression as we do with bullying. Do not walk away from those who need your help.
I read with horror the article Mount Polley Disaster published in the The Boundary Sentinel on August 6, 2014.
In a Saturday morning interview on CBC Radio’s The House, Dan Albas, the Conservative MP for South Okanagan-Similkameen continued his government’s attacks on the Canadian judiciary. I feel his remarks betray a scary lack of understanding of the role of the courts in our country.
Dear Mr. Allin and members of the Grand Forks city council,
The more I reflect upon our troubled times, the more I am convinced that Canada is not acting in a responsible manner on the international stage. As Robert Murray, Professor and Columnist for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy stated, “The Harper government has come out with its ‘principled foreign policy’. Exactly what that principled foreign policy looks like, though, is very short o