Letters

Letters to the Editor.

Lights lift our spirits on dull rainy nights

Brightly-lit properties longer after Christmas appreciated

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Mental issues from the lack of human contact will be huge

COVID-19 heightens awareness of the blessings in life

  • Jan 15, 2021
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
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Health care system needs to keep up with the times

More demands from seniors and people continue living longer

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Cops aren’t time machines and don’t grant wishes

Police presence won’t change social issues and today’s different world

  • Jan 10, 2021
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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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Some silver linings to an otherwise dreadful year

Sister’s recovery and family Zoom meetings improve the atmosphere

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Security concerns for residents of Crofton

Elected officials urged to do their part to protect the community

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Looking to recover lost set of keys and watch

New Year will be a lot happier if anyone finds them

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Santa hanging out at 2952 Severne St. in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Message from the North Pole

Santa wishes to thank all the wonderful people who visited him at…

  • Dec 21, 2020
Santa hanging out at 2952 Severne St. in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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Ships and the ocean go together like bread and butter

Freighters can’t possibly be the only vessels that pose any harm to aquatic life

  • Dec 19, 2020
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Public market a great addition to town

More important than ever to shop local and help businesses survive

  • Dec 18, 2020
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Expert panel on freighter anchorages missing the affirmative side

Canada’s image as a trading nation enhanced by getting products to distant markets

  • Dec 12, 2020
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Freighters a positive presence

Many don’t have a problem with anchorages

  • Dec 12, 2020
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(Black Press file photo)

CEO: Malahat commute could take two hours in 2038, Island rail part of the solution

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO Stevenson confident in survey results

  • Dec 9, 2020
(Black Press file photo)
Letter writer thinks the beefs about freighters are all about waterfront property owners who don’t want them in their back yards. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Shipping trade the most economical and environmentally friendly mode

A lot of whining by self-serving people with waterfront property about freighters

  • Dec 5, 2020
Letter writer thinks the beefs about freighters are all about waterfront property owners who don’t want them in their back yards. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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)
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 19, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Promise to expand and improve provincial parks needs to be fulfilled

Huge demand from people to get outside during the pandemic

  • Nov 13, 2020
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A tale of two provinces and contrasting NDP situations

Seven cabinet ministers deciding not to run a sign of things to come?

  • Nov 7, 2020
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