Letters

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18, 2018
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games
Letter: Complex expansion — Arena more than just ice

Letter: Complex expansion — Arena more than just ice

Communities rarely stagnate — they are either in a state of growth or decay.

  • Jan 18, 2018
Letter: Complex expansion — Arena more than just ice
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12, 2018
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)
Letter: Time for a new central hospital

Letter: Time for a new central hospital

Finally, attention is being paid to the appalling infection rates at KBRH.

  • Jan 11, 2018
Letter: Time for a new central hospital
Letter: Help needed for another refugee family

Letter: Help needed for another refugee family

This is an appeal for help with another refugee family.

  • Jan 4, 2018
Letter: Help needed for another refugee family
COLUMN: Protecting the climate and growing the economy

COLUMN: Protecting the climate and growing the economy

In 2017, a colleague asked, “All right, if global climate change is real, how do we fix it?”

  • Jan 4, 2018
COLUMN: Protecting the climate and growing the economy
Letter: Castlegar water rate proposal misses the mark

Letter: Castlegar water rate proposal misses the mark

It seems to me the city has somehow gotten this proposal completely out of hand.

  • Dec 21, 2017
Letter: Castlegar water rate proposal misses the mark
FILE — Environment Minister George Heyman, Premier John Horgan and Energy Minister Michelle Mungall announce decision to proceed with construction of the Site C dam, B.C. legislature library, Dec. 11, 2017. (Ragnar Haagen/Black Press)

Letter: Is the decision to continue with the Site C dam in the public’s interest?

Is the decision to continue with the Site C dam in the…

  • Dec 21, 2017
FILE — Environment Minister George Heyman, Premier John Horgan and Energy Minister Michelle Mungall announce decision to proceed with construction of the Site C dam, B.C. legislature library, Dec. 11, 2017. (Ragnar Haagen/Black Press)
A door prize winner accepts her winnings. (Submitted)

Letter: Castlegar and District Hospital Foundation very grateful for support

With everyone’s generosity, including that of our donors and supporters from within…

  • Dec 14, 2017
A door prize winner accepts her winnings. (Submitted)
Letter: We need a 24-hour hospital in Castlegar

Letter: We need a 24-hour hospital in Castlegar

Could someone explain to me why the Castlegar Hospital does not have 24/7 emergency care?

  • Dec 14, 2017
Letter: We need a 24-hour hospital in Castlegar
Letter: Castlegar Hospice holiday message

Letter: Castlegar Hospice holiday message

The holiday season is the time of year when most of us revel in the joy of family and friends

  • Dec 14, 2017
Letter: Castlegar Hospice holiday message
Letter: Thank you for amazing community spirit

Letter: Thank you for amazing community spirit

Dear Editor, I wanted to share this with the residents of greater…

  • Dec 14, 2017
Letter: Thank you for amazing community spirit
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall.(Black Press files)

Letter: Proportional representation makes votes count

Tom Fletcher writes that the upcoming referendum on first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting is “rigged”

  • Dec 14, 2017
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall.(Black Press files)
Letter: Sick of illegal dumping? Me too

Letter: Sick of illegal dumping? Me too

On crown land near my home in Ootischenia I have come across a lot illegal dumping

  • Dec 14, 2017
Letter: Sick of illegal dumping? Me too
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)

LETTER: Proportional representation makes votes count

Fair Vote Canada representative responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Dec 12, 2017
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: I’m voting ‘yes’ to electoral reform

Tom Fletcher defends corporate-backed B.C. Liberals

  • Dec 7, 2017
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

Letter: Jumbo is part of Ktunaxa territorial claim

Tom Fletcher’s column regarding lessons learned from the Jumbo Glacier ruling had multiple errors.

  • Nov 23, 2017
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

LETTER: Jumbo Valley is part of Ktunaxa territorial claim

Ktunaxa Nation Council responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Nov 21, 2017
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)
Letter: Voting system change is critical

Letter: Voting system change is critical

Why should I care if the voting system changes in British Columbia?…

  • Nov 16, 2017
Letter: Voting system change is critical
Letter: Factor in sewer rates when doing water math

Letter: Factor in sewer rates when doing water math

I would like to comment on the proposed water/sewer rates.

  • Nov 9, 2017
Letter: Factor in sewer rates when doing water math