Letters

Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Letter to the Editor from School District 20 leaders

  • Jun 16, 2020
Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Images of Doukhobor women pulling ploughs on the Prairies in the early 20th century became iconic. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

LETTER: A mother’s tale

Doukhobor women who came to Canada in 1899 didn’t fit the stereotypical image of domestic housewives

  • May 10, 2020
Images of Doukhobor women pulling ploughs on the Prairies in the early 20th century became iconic. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
(Black Press file image)

Thank you to educators, families and students for adapting to this new reality

Letter to the Editor from two Kootenay MLAs

  • Apr 30, 2020
(Black Press file image)
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations

LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations

A Holiday Train letdown and a disappointing Christmas program.

LETTERS: Castlegar readers share some holiday frustrations
LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

Letter from Castelgar area residents Mickey Nazarov and Laura (Konkin) Powell

  • Nov 23, 2019
LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

Letter: Mental illness not joking matter

Writer has concerns about Hallowe’en event

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping

This week’s letters from Castlegar readers look at a variety of topics.

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced
LETTERS: On trails, environment, fall fair

LETTERS: On trails, environment, fall fair

Castlegar News letters to the editor for this week

  • Sep 14, 2019
LETTERS: On trails, environment, fall fair
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
Letter: mayor’s approach is ‘worrisome’

Letter: mayor’s approach is ‘worrisome’

“Changing the rules to suit politicians does not inspire confidence in government.”

  • Jun 21, 2019
Letter: mayor’s approach is ‘worrisome’
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)