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Letters to the Editor

by Contributor on 23 December 2011 - 10:15am

I read with interest the article that appeared in the December 9, 2011, edition of The Castlegar Source entitled, “MP wants bottled water banned.”

In the piece, BC South Interior MP Alex Atamanenko based his recent statement about bottled water in the House of Commons on information that has long been confirmed as false — mythology one typically finds on anti-bottled water...
by Contributor on 14 December 2011 - 10:26pm

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...

by Nelson Daily Editor on 13 December 2011 - 10:47pm

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...

by Contributor on 4 December 2011 - 2:54pm

Dear Editor;

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

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by Contributor on 28 November 2011 - 2:55pm

Dear Editor;

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...

by Contributor on 27 November 2011 - 12:48pm

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...

by Contributor on 24 November 2011 - 6:34am

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.

Canadians will be arriving...
by Contributor on 16 November 2011 - 12:55pm
To the Editor;
 
Boundary Environmental Alliance (BEA) works to protect natural resources in the Boundary. A primary focus is the Kettle River watershed and BEA has called (repeatedly) for a comprehensive watershed management planning process for the Kettle.
 
In our full report card http:/...
by Contributor on 30 October 2011 - 4:44pm
The Boundary District Teachers’ Association would like to thank the parents and students of School District 51 for their continued support and understanding as teachers work through phase one of their current job action. 
 
Teachers understand that parents are concerned about their child’s education and have structured phase one so that students are the focus. Much of the...
by Contributor on 24 October 2011 - 10:18am

To the Editor;

Shaun Eadie and Brian Thomas, a gay couple, wanted to spend the night at a bed and breakfast in Grand Forks which turned out to be run by a Christian couple. When the Christians refused, Eadie and Thomas sued.
But why would Eadie and Thomas even want to stay in a devoutly Christian household? Would they be suing if it had turned out to be a Muslim couple? Rights...

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