There seems to be a desperation in the minds of a few to “move on” with the water meter program, shake hands, smile, and carry on like nothing happened. Well, something did happen, and it has fractured this community.
A small group of “we know what’s best for you” political types totally ignored a huge public outcry against plans for the water meter program and...
To The Editor:
The Honourable Peter Fassbender
Minister of Education
PO Box 9045, Stn Prov Govt
Dear Minister Fassbender:
As the Board of Education for School District #8 (Kootenay Lake), we are deeply concerned about the ramifications of Bill 11 on the future of...
To the Editor:
Recently, Thalia Vesterback (Interior Health) rebutted an article in the Nelson Star questioning the IHA’s recent decision not to purchase a new digital mammography machine for KLH and move these services to Trail, which can absorb the additional capacity.
Her response was misleading, neglected some hard truths and has raised more...
I would like to urge all citizens of Canada and our local MP Alex Atamanenko, to speak out against Bill C-51.
The government’s secret police Bill C-51 is reckless, dangerous, and ineffective: reckless for turning CSIS into a ‘secret police’ force with little oversight or accountability; dangerous for opening the door to violations of our Charter Rights including...
To the Editor:
The Valhalla Wilderness Society (VWS) played a leading role in the establishment of Valhalla and Goat Range Provincial Parks, and it goes without saying that VWS welcomes the recent expansion to West Arm Park.
Contrary to government claims, however, the addition will not significantly benefit the endangered South Selkirk mountain caribou herd....
It is with mixed feelings of gratitude and sorrow that we extend a heart-felt thank you to the brave individuals who responded to our house fire in Paterson on the evening of Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Thank you for saving our outbuildings and the forest surrounding...
It is spring after all, that time of year when winter’s fermenting manure piles start letting off steam. One is forever amazed at the accumulations in the bull pen.
And so, after a winter of ruminations at Grand Forks City Hall, we are finally getting the first wisps of the Chief Administrative Officer Doug Allin emanations (p.11, GF Gazette 25-03-15).
Thanks to a Freedom of...
Dear Mayor and Council,
Thank you for this open house, which gives citizens the opportunity to contribute their ideas of a vision for Grand Forks from now until 2018.
My understanding is that only ideas compatible with our city's Sustainable Community Plan can be pursued.
Having lived here many years and having read many city documents, I submit the following ideas to be...
This letter will help seniors and their families demand a better quality of care in residential care facilities. It will empower them with the knowledge to fight against abuse and neglect. The government is not upholding their rights to protection outlined in Bill 17, the "Residents Bill of Rights". The following information will enable seniors to make the government and...
On behalf of the South Okanagan Minor Hockey Associations three Rep teams who are playing in the BC Hockey Provincials, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank the communities who have shown overwhelming support and pride in these players who live in Oliver, Osoyoos, OK Falls, Keremeos, Midway, Greenwood, Princeton, and Grand Forks.
Without the support of our...