Letters

A schematic from the Galloway Lands developer showing the lot design as proposed, including setbacks between the homes and Lizard Creek. Covenants would be enshrined to protect the Lizard Creek corridor. (Courtesy of Galloway Lands website)

Letter: Rezoning of the Galloway Lands

David Bird of Fernie shares concerns about the Galloways Lands development proposal

  • May 9, 2022
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LETTER: To the public from Kootenay Boundary family physicians and nurse practitioners

“People in our communities are still becoming seriously ill with COVID, lives continue to be lost”

(US Fish and Wildlife Service) Black Press file

Letter: British Columbia wolf slaughter

To: British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural…

Save your hunting rights, control unethical behavior

Letter to the Editor: Trespassing on private property

Save your hunting rights, control unethical behavior Save our hunting rights from…

  • Dec 1, 2021
Save your hunting rights, control unethical behavior
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
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Letter: The backbone of the election process

On Election Day a fantastic team of people played a very important…

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Letter: To health care colleagues — We see you, we hear you, and we stand with you

On behalf of the Elk Valley Physicians, we would like to say…

  • Sep 26, 2021
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Design plans for Sparwood Fire Hall #2: Submitted by District of Sparwood.

Letters to the Editor: Sparwood Fire Hall expansion

Firehall Renovation and Expansion The District of Sparwood is proposing to borrow…

  • Sep 2, 2021
Design plans for Sparwood Fire Hall #2: Submitted by District of Sparwood.
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Letter: Concerns around wildlife management

As hunters approach the 2021 hunting season it brings to most the…

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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)

Letter to the editor: Click bait journalism

The day after terrorists and nazis stormed the US capitol, I received…

  • Jan 15, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Letter to the editor: On pancakes

Why is it so hard to find pancakes in Fernie?

  • Dec 30, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia