Letters

Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. (Submitted)
LETTERS: Two views of the Castlegar Complex referendum

LETTERS: Two views of the Castlegar Complex referendum

One urges moving forward, one says failed referendum reason to vote against proportional representat

  • Jul 14, 2018
LETTERS: Two views of the Castlegar Complex referendum
The BC Nurses Union says the temporary closure of the Arrow Lakes Hospital emergency deparment was not unforseeable. (Arrow Lakes News file photo)

LETTER: Nakusp nursing shortage not unexpected, union says

The real reason for the closure is poor planning on the part of Interior Health, writes the BC Nurses’ Union

  • Jul 11, 2018
The BC Nurses Union says the temporary closure of the Arrow Lakes Hospital emergency deparment was not unforseeable. (Arrow Lakes News file photo)
LETTER: A Columbia Avenue construction question

LETTER: A Columbia Avenue construction question

Well, we have survived the first six weeks of chaos on Columbia.…

  • Jul 5, 2018
LETTER: A Columbia Avenue construction question
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam north of Castlegar was built as part of fulfilling Canada’s role in the Columbia River Treaty. File photo

LETTER: Minister urges accuracy in Columbia River Treaty coverage

Katrine Conroy says she’s pleased by the ‘amount of interest this subject is getting’

  • Jul 4, 2018
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam north of Castlegar was built as part of fulfilling Canada’s role in the Columbia River Treaty. File photo
Proposed upgrades at the Castlegar & District Community Complex include a new entrance.

Castlegar doctors say vote “Yes”

Local doctors list benefits of enhancements to the Castlegar Community Complex before referendum.

Proposed upgrades at the Castlegar & District Community Complex include a new entrance.
Proposed upgrades at the Castlegar & District Community Complex include a new entrance.

LETTERS: Castlegar Complex expansion

One in favour, one against expansion plans.

  • Jun 16, 2018
Proposed upgrades at the Castlegar & District Community Complex include a new entrance.
LETTER: Looks can be deceiving on Columbia Avenue

LETTER: Looks can be deceiving on Columbia Avenue

Project will not help improve circulation

  • Jun 8, 2018
LETTER: Looks can be deceiving on Columbia Avenue
LETTER: Stop driving motorized vehicles on our trails

LETTER: Stop driving motorized vehicles on our trails

‘We risk losing this resource’

  • Jun 8, 2018
LETTER: Stop driving motorized vehicles on our trails
A Castlegar man is seeking an apology for Douhkobors sent to a residential school in New Denver in the 1950s. Black Press Media files

LETTER: Doukhobors want apology from premier

Children sent to a residential school in the 1950s

  • Jun 8, 2018
A Castlegar man is seeking an apology for Douhkobors sent to a residential school in New Denver in the 1950s. Black Press Media files
The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena. File photo

LETTER: Do your research before June 23 referendum

Don’t rely on anyone’s opinion - including mine

  • May 24, 2018
The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena. File photo
Letter writer says there are many spinoff benefits from voting Yes on June 23. Photo supplied

LETTER: Vote Yes on June 23

Project supporter issues plea

  • May 10, 2018
Letter writer says there are many spinoff benefits from voting Yes on June 23. Photo supplied
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong goes on the attack in the B.C. legislature. Reader says political conflict and blaming doesn’t produce results. (Hansard TV)
LETTER: Thanks to the Trail hospital

LETTER: Thanks to the Trail hospital

Former patient says service far exceeded expectations

  • May 10, 2018
LETTER: Thanks to the Trail hospital
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
LETTER: Councillor pushes for Yes vote

LETTER: Councillor pushes for Yes vote

Vassilakakis says ‘we can choose to be bold’

  • May 1, 2018
LETTER: Councillor pushes for Yes vote
Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters and passersby listen to a speech outside the Canada Revenue Agency office entrance on Johnson Street near Vancouver Street Monday morning. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

LETTER: PM sets dangerous precedent with pipeline

Alberta and Ottawa are on the wrong side of the Trans Mountain debate, Cindy McCallum Miller argues

  • Apr 23, 2018
Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters and passersby listen to a speech outside the Canada Revenue Agency office entrance on Johnson Street near Vancouver Street Monday morning. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Letter: Clarifying my position on the Referendum recommendation

Letter: Clarifying my position on the Referendum recommendation

There was nothing in the paper stating why I voted against it and I would just like to clarify.

  • Apr 19, 2018
Letter: Clarifying my position on the Referendum recommendation
Letter: Hard to imagine what Humboldt is going through

Letter: Hard to imagine what Humboldt is going through

I can’t imagine how the relatives and billet families will come to terms with the great loss.

  • Apr 19, 2018
Letter: Hard to imagine what Humboldt is going through
Letter: Hats of to Castlegar News for raising the bar

Letter: Hats of to Castlegar News for raising the bar

I would like to congratulate the Castlegar News for its excellent news coverage.

  • Apr 12, 2018
Letter: Hats of to Castlegar News for raising the bar